Community Announcements

Finger Lakes Chapter Community Announcements

  • 2020 Chamberlain Scholarship Awardee

    Congratulations to the Chamberlain Scholarship winner!

    Stephanie Bailey, Development Specialist at the Cayuga Medical Center Foundation is our Chapter’s winner of the 2020 Chamberlain Scholarship! Steph will enjoy a free registration to the 2020 AFP ICON in Baltimore PLUS a portion of her travel paid for by the AFP Finger Lakes Chapter.

    Upon learning of her award, Steph shared “…many times, fundraising can feel like trial by fire, but networking with fundraising peers offers a wealth of knowledge beyond what can be taught in textbooks…”

    Want to join Steph at ICON next year? Register soon:

    What is the Chamberlain Scholarship? The AFP Foundation offers every AFP chapter in accord one Chamberlain Scholarship, which covers a qualified, current Chapter member’s conference registration, minus a $10 processing fee, to AFP ICON. The scholarship is available to individuals who have never attended an AFP international conference. To learn more about the Scholarship click here.

    Keep any eye out for next year's application period (deadline: September 2020).


    AFP FLX Board member, Amy LeViere joined AFP NYC members, Vikki Jones, Susan Shuttluck and AFP chapter member of Western, Hudson-Mohawk, and Mid-Hudson in an annual lobby day advocating for the field of fundraising and legislation impacting charitable giving on donors and the nonprofit sector. 

    On April 30, 2019, we met with legislators, assembly members, and staff, establishing connections within our membership to better communicate with state representatives.
  • 2018 Annual Fund Award - we won!!

    The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy recognize the AFP NY, Finger Lakes Chapter for the
    Greatest Increased Participation from Previous Year Chapter Group II (51 - 100 Members). 
    March 30, 2019
  • 2020 AFP Chamberlain Scholarship Award

    NY Finger Lakes Chapter of AFP is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2020 AFP Foundation Chamberlain Scholarship Award.

    Click below for more details and to download the 2020 AFP Foundation Chamberlain Scholarship Application.

    Applications must be received no later than Friday, October 18, 2019.
  • Giving Is Gorges 2019 on June 12th

    24 hours dedicated to philanthropy in Tompkins County and the surrounding areas.

    Why should you participate in Giving is Gorges?

    Giving is Gorges was established by a collaborative group to celebrate the spirit of philanthropy in Tompkins County and surrounding areas. The purpose of this powerful giving experience is to unite our community members around causes in which they truly believe and help support local nonprofit organizations.

    On June 12th, we all will collectively embrace new tools and strategies that generate excitement and multiply resources for organizations doing great work all over Tompkins County. This is a unique opportunity to highlight how we can work together to share commitments and build a stronger sense of community.