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Since 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s nearly 30,000 individual and organizational members raise over $100 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America and millions more around the world.

For over 50 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. Learn more about AFP, its activities and people, and how you can be involved.

May. 27 -
Take Part in a New Survey: What’s Your Nonprofit’s Major Gift Potential?
Have you ever wondered how much you could really raise in major gifts? Are major gifts a realistic source of fundraising revenue for YOUR organization? A new survey by fundraising academic Professor Adrian Sargeant and fundraising expert Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE aims to deliver the answers to these questions. ... more >

May. 12 -
AFP Southern Arizona: 2014 Charles R. Stephens Award Honoree
In 2014, the AFP Southern Arizona Chapter was designated a Friends of Diversity Chapter. In the past few months we presented two diversity programs thereby expanding awareness of topics in diversity. We doubled the number of diversity presentations offered by our chapter in previous years. By presenting one of these sessions at the Arizona Statewide conference in Tucson, Ariz., our audience was 5 times larger than in previous years. ... more >

May. 6 -
AFP Staff List and Contact Information
The AFP staff is always ready to help you with your requests. Find the right staff person you need and ask away. Don't know whom to speak with? No problem! We will direct you to the right contact. ... more >

Apr. 15 -
Alberta Plan Lowers Charitable Tax Deduction Rate
A proposed reduction in Alberta's charitable tax credit is a concern for charitable causes in the province. Read on for AFP's response and action plan. ... more >

Apr. 15 -
Calgary Fundraiser Joan Black Honored for Service to the Profession
Canadian Joan Black has been honoured by AFP for a lifetime of contributions to the fundraising profession. Read on for details on her award, recently presented at the International Fundraising Conference in Baltimore, Md. ... more >

AFP Membership - An Investment in Yourself

In these challenging times, remember that you and your organization are not at the mercy of the economy. The decisions you make have more influence on your organization’s fundraising success than anything the economy might do. Now, more than ever, you must invest in yourself!