Welcome to the AFP Central New York Chapter!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), which represents more than 27,000 members in 240 chapters throughout the world, advances philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs. AFP fosters the professional development of fundraising professionals and promotes ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For additional information, you can visit the AFP Global website.

Founded in 1984, the Central New York Chapter of AFP (AFP-CNY), is an individual member association that advances philanthropy through education, training, and advocacy across the Central New York region. AFP CNY serves Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oswego, Oneida, Onondaga, and St. Lawrence counties. Please contact us for more information.

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 for Fundraising Day

    Fundraising Day is AFP-CNY’s largest educational event of the year for fundraising and development professionals. The conference offers professional development, networking, and collaboration with peers and community partners. 


    Thursday, May 2, 2024
    9:45am - 5:00pm

    Rosamond Gifford Zoo
    1 Conservation Place
    Syracuse, NY 13204

    Pricing (includes materials & lunch)
    Members: $60
    Nonmembers: $80

  • Join us for our February Workshop!

    Capital Campaign Mastery: Craft Compelling Narratives, Engage Donors and Achieve Success

    Presented by Meg George, co-founder and president of consultancy George Philanthropy Group

    This workshop ensures a fun and collaborative environment where attendees leave equipped with the skills and confidence to run successful and impactful capital campaigns.

    Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Virtual via Zoom

  • From Surviving to Thriving: A Journey to Your Best Self

    Are you ready to transform your life from merely surviving to truly thriving? Join us virtually for a transformative workshop that will empower you to embark on a journey to your best self. In this rapidly changing world, we will discover the incredible benefits of developing the skills and strategies that promote happiness, resilience, well-being, and thriving. Let's do it together!

    Date: Thursday, January 18, 2024
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Virtual via Zoom

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