About Our Chapter

Our Committment to You

The Greater Tri-State Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals serves its members by supporting and upholding ethical and effective fundraising practices and promoting philanthropy in northeast Iowa, southwest Wisconsin, and northwest Illinois. 

Our Core Values:

*Philanthropy

*Inclusiveness

*Excellence

*Integrity and Ethical Behavior

*Collaboration

*Professional Development 


Text Box: Mission Statement




AFP, an association of professionals throughout the world, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy.

Text Box: Vision Statement




Our chapter’s vision is to work with our members to advance the profession of fundraising as a credible and respected profession both locally and globally.






The Chapter is committed to excellence in providing the highest quality services and benefits for our members and other constituents. We work to be responsive to their needs and strive to exceed expectations for our key customer groups: 

  • Fundraising Professionals: AFP Members and Potential Members
  • Members’ Employers
  • Donors
  • Nonprofit Organizations