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.


  • Congratulations to the 2023 National Philanthropy Day Honorees!

    Congratulations to the 2023 National Philanthropy Day Honorees! We are proud to honor:

    • Outstanding Fundraising Professional: Kate Houck
    • Outstanding Philanthropist: Pierre Morrisseau
    • Outstanding Corporation: Northland Communications
    • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers: Ozzie and Dede Crisalli
    • Outstanding Foundation: The Gifford Foundation

    More details coming soon on this year's National Philanthropy Day celebration on November 15, 2023!

  • LinkedIn Boost & Connect: Elevate Your Professional Network

    We are excited to extend a special invitation to you for an exclusive LinkedIn Workshop, presented by Carlos Roldan, Career Specialist in the School of Business & Hospitality at Onondaga Community College.

    Date: September 21, 2023

    Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Lunch will be provided

    Location: Arc of Onondaga

    Spaces are limited, so we encourage you to RSVP at your earliest convenience!

  • Submit Your National Philanthropy Day Nomination!

    Do you know someone who is committed to philanthropy? Someone who has made the Central New York community a better place? Someone who inspires others? The NPD committee is pleased to accept nominations for the following categories:

    • Outstanding Fundraising Professional
    • Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy
    • Outstanding Philanthropist
    • Outstanding Corporation
    • Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
    • Outstanding Foundation

    Nominations are due by July 31, 2023.

    Nominations for any award may be submitted by an individual AFP member or nonmember individual or organization. You may make more than one nomination in any category.

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