The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Central New York (AFP-CNY) 
is a professional association for individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of nonprofit, charitable organizations. Our Chapter offers networking, education, and other professional development opportunities for our members. 
AFP advances philanthropy in society 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. AFP members and affiliates enable people and organizations to better serve diverse communities and the Association as a whole. We welcome fundraisers from the counties of Jefferson, Lewis, Oswego, Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Onondaga, and Cayuga to join us as members or affiliates. We also welcome fundraisers from Chenango, Cortland and St. Lawrence as well as all contiguous counties who are seeking to join the Association of Fundraising Professionals and find our chapter best serves their needs. 

Diversity Statement
Just as you are.
We strive to value each of you just as you are. Our diversity is our strength. No matter your race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, size, physical or mental abilities, we will work to ensure that you feel included and welcome. Your input is important in helping us reach and understand the diverse communities that we serve.


  • Register Today: 5 Fallacies of Fundraising

    We are excited to partner with the Hudson Mohawk Chapter on Tuesday, March 28 for "The 5 Fallacies of Fundraising" facilitated by Recast Philanthropy. This event will be held virtually from 12:00 - 1:30 pm ET.

    Unlearn harmful 'best practices' in fundraising and philanthropy that hold us back from building more equitable relationships with our communities and donors.

  • Postponed: The Toothpaste Chronicles - What To Do When You’re Ethically Squeezed

    Due to unforeseeable circumstances, we have to postpone the Toothpaste Chronicles - What to do When You're Ethically Squeezed on Thursday, March 16. We apologize for any inconvenience and intend to reschedule this event for a later date. Please check the AFP-CNY website for upcoming events. 
  • Join us for coffee on March 2nd

    Coffee & Conversations - First Thursday of the Month from 8:30 - 9:30 am

    Join your fundraising colleagues for an opportunity to discuss current topics in our field, get feedback on your pressing questions and network with like minds. 

    Coffee and Conversations is a free virtual event and open to AFP members and nonmembers.

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