Professional Development Programming

Luncheon_Programming_-_Art_of_Chicken_Dinner.jpgProfessional Development for Fundraising Professionals & Volunteers

The Association of Fundraising Professionals champions education, training and information resources for fundraising professionals to succeed in all stages of their careers.

The AFP WNY Chapter is pleased to offer a variety of opportunities in an effort to provide benefit for all types of fundraising professionals and volunteers in our region, regardless of their years in the profession, fields of interest, or financial capacity.

Click below to learn more about our programming:

Professional Development Luncheon Series (8 monthly events per year)

Annual Networking and Fundraising Conference (held each spring)

Webinar Breakfast Series (4 quarterly events per year)

Member-exclusive opportunities:

Mentoring Partnership Program (annual cycles from spring to spring)

Chamberlain Scholarship for AFP ICON (annual international conference)

CFRE Study Group (3 monthly two-hour meetings/review sessions)

Coffee & Conversation Series (casual, free meet-ups for in-person discussions with your AFP Member peers)

Chapter committee participation (engage with fellow chapter members to support our programs and growth)


CFRE19_ApprovedProvider.jpgCFRE International has named the AFP WNY Chapter an Approved Provider for Continuing Education in 2019
Events in our Professional Development Luncheon Series and Webinar Breakfast Series are usually approved for 1.0 CFRE points. Our Annual Networking and Fundraising Conference (held in the spring) has historically been approved for between 5.0 to 7.0 CFRE points.