than 50 years, AFP has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in
When you join AFP, you join an international professional association
dedicated to professional development, ethics, information and
research and certification in the development field.
What are some of the benefits of becoming an AFP member?
Education: AFP Membership provides
accessible continuing education opportunities nationally and locally.
Your membership provides for discounts on registration fees for
conferences and seminars. The International Conference on
Fundraising is the largest educational event for professionals.
Monthly Meetings: The
Fort Worth Chapter offers you a chance to attend regular monthly lunch
meetings, which enable members to network and share information about
the profession. Each meeting also features an educational program.
A Chance to Serve:
Leadership opportunities are available by serving on the Chapter board
or its many committees.
Access to Information and Research:
AFP provides a wealth of development resources at the
international and chapter levels.
Library services, publications and research keep AFP members
and affiliates up-to-date on the latest information on fund-raising
Executive (CFRE) designation is earned by those with at least five
years of experience that successfully complete the application and
examination process. Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive
(ACFRE) is a credentialing process for identifying mastery of the
profession for individuals with 10 years experience.
The AFP Foundation actively seeks funds to ensure educational
opportunities are available to fundraisers for the First Course in
Fundraising, the International Conference on Fundraising and the CFRE
review course and testing. Click here
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