The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Arizona Chapter is the premiere organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals in the Phoenix-Metro region. We currently represent nearly 300 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the Valley. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or just learning more about us, we’re glad you’re here! Please take a look at our many offerings.

Our Mission
The Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals advances philanthropy by fostering the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promoting ethical and effective fundraising standards.

Our Vision
The vision of the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is to be the leader and resource in strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic community.

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Board Nominations Now Open

2023 Board Nomination Form - fillable

Due August 31, 2022

2021 Leadership in Philanthropy Award Recipients

This year, we are proud to recognize and support the 2021 Spirit of Philanthropy Leaders with the following awards:

  • Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year: Chip and Daryl Weil

Nominated by: Arizona Humane Society

  • Fundraising Executive of the Year: Liz Kaplan, CFRE

Nominated by: University of Arizona, College of Medicine-Phoenix

  • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser: Dr. Raymond Sachs

Nominated by: Esperança

  • Outstanding Corporation & Corporate Foundation: Nationwide & Nationwide Foundation

Nominated by: UMOM New Day Centers

  • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy: Shreyas Hallur

Nominated by: Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center

Learn more about becoming a CFRE:   Member News - AFPAZGreaterArizonaChapter (afpglobal.org)

Ready to become a CFRE in 2022? Application deadlines: January 15, April 15, July 15, October 1.

The next Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) application deadline will be here before you know it! Start your application at no cost on the CFRE website. You only pay when you are ready to submit it. View the application requirements.

Don’t forget our members always enjoy a special 20% discount off CFRE initial certification and recertification. Have questions or need help getting started? Contact CFRE International at succeed@cfre.org.

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