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.
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.
Apply today for the 2020 Chamberlain Scholarship!
To help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy sponsors the Chamberlain Scholarship Program. In 2019, AFP CNY will select one individual to receive a Chamberlain Scholarship. Click here to complete this year's application.
This scholarship covers the full registration fee for the AFP International Conference, and AFP CNY will provide an additional $500 stipend to help cover related travel expenses. The 2020 AFP International Conference will be held March 29-31, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Please note: Recipients are responsible for all other associated expenses, including meals not included in conference registration, travel and lodging. Please review expenses on the conference website before applying.