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About Our Chapter

Vision Statement:

Charitable organizations have the philanthropic resources necessary to fulfill their missions for a better Hawaii.

Mission Statement:

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Aloha Chapter advances philanthropy throughout Hawaii by actively promoting the practice of ethical and effective fundraising. We are committed to education, training, advocacy, and mentoring in the field of fundraising for the benefit of all, with the spirit of aloha.


Founded in Hawaii in 1983, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Aloha Chapter is a professional association whose membership is comprised of persons involved in non-profit development, non-profit management and fundraising consulting. It is a chapter of the international organization Association of Fundraising Professionals. The chapter members represent organizations on Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. Visit our online membership directory to find a professional in your area of interest.

The chapter holds monthly educational sessions on various topics. Each November the chapter presents its signature National Philanthropy Day Conference and Awards Luncheon for the community to honor individuals and organizations that have demonstrated outstanding work in philanthropy.

We encourage and engage those of all ages interested in exploring professional fundraising techniques or career paths. Please send an email to for information. We invite you to consider joining our chapter!