Chapter Announcements

  • Birnbach Scholarship winners announced

    The Association of Fundraising Professional Cape Fear Region Chapter is pleased to announce two scholarship recipients for Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentials.

    Logan Thompson is the recipient of the Birnbach Scholarship for CFRE Certification in 2021.

    Bethany Leighton is the recipient of the AFP Cape Fear Chapter Scholarship for CFRE certification. 

  • Development Directors now Executive Directors

    Bethany Leighton, current Board Chair of AFP Cape Fear Region and Development Director at StepUp Wilmington announced she has accepted the Executive Director position at Canines For Service.  

    Lauren Daley, current Board Co-Chair of AFP Cape Fear Region and Development Director at Domestic Violence Shelter & Services has been promoted to the Executive Director. 

    We are proud of both of these ladies, and wish them the best in their future endeavors.
  • Our Own Larry Sackett President of the BOD Children's Museum

    Our very own Larry Sackett has been recently elected to serve as President of the Board of Directors for The Children’s Museum of Wilmington. Larry also serves at the Treasurer of AFP Cape Fear.
    Congrats Larry! Visit the Children’s Museum online at
  • NPD Nominations being accepted

    National Philanthropy Day (NPD) celebrates the charitable work that EVERYONE does to make a difference and create impact in our community.  Nominations are open for you to nominate someone good!