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Berks Regional Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Berks AFP) is Berks Countyโ€™s only professional network for fundraisers, offering members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new and achieve great results in their work.
We focus on delivering innovative educational programs and events to help you reach your goals. Berks AFP is your link to professional and educational programs; networking events; programs for advanced executives, mid-career professionals, and those new to the field. We also offer opportunities for scholarships for professional development, sponsor special events like National Philanthropy Day, and much more. Help make Berks AFP work for you! Contact us at afpberks@ptd.net to learn more and get involved!

Please check out our programs, scholarship opportunities and get to know your Chapter leaders. If you're not a member, join today and be connected!

Our Events


  • Unleashing the Power of Youth in Philanthropy

    Oct 13, 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM (ET)

    Free, virtual event. Cindy Altland (Director of Mini-Thon) and Alexa Wojciechowski (Berks Benefitting THON advisor) will speak about Penn State Thon and Mini-Thon. They will also have youth members join in to speak about their experiences. THON is a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer.

  • October Coffee & Connections: Applying Ethical Behavior to Everyday Scenarios

    Oct 18, 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM (ET)
    One of the core functions of the AFP community is to promote high ethical behavior in the fundraising profession. But how well do we do at applying that philosophy to everyday scenarios in our work?

    Join in a peer guided discussion as we explore real life scenarios that challenged fundraising professionals' commitment to ethical standards and learn how to navigate through each one.

    Have an example of a ethical situation that you yourself experienced and want others to weigh in on? Submit your scenario to amikulsky@berksarl.org and have it be reviewed at this event!

  • National Philanthropy Day Breakfast and DEI Conversation

    Nov 10, 07:30 AM - 11:00 AM (ET)
    Join AFP Berks for our National Philanthropy Day Breakfast and DEI Conversation with Edgar Villanueva on November 10, 2022 at the Double Tree Hotel. Breakfast will take place at 7:30 am, the NPD Program will begin at 8:00 am and the DEI Conversation will start at 9:45 am.

    Open to both members and non members

    Contact Information

    Reading, PA, United States

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