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.


  • Deadline Extended for NPD Nominations!

    The deadline has been extended to Friday, August 12th to submit nominations for National Philanthropy Day!
  • Less than 2 weeks to submit your nomination for NPD 2022!

    We invite you to celebrate National Philanthropy Day by submitting a nomination! Whether it's a corporation, a fundraiser, or a young person, National Philanthropy Day is the perfect opportunity to recognize them and thank them for their efforts.

    Nominations are due by July 31, 2022!

    This year, we are accepting nominations for the following categories:
    • Outstanding Fundraising Professional
    • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
    • Outstanding Philanthropist
    • Outstanding Corporation
    • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
    • Outstanding Foundation

    For questions or more information contact: Lindsay Boland, NPD Chair at Lindsay.boland@sjhsyr.org.

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