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“AFP membership has provided a foundation of ethical resources and best practices on which our fundraising team has built a dynamic program of support.”

— Paul J. Russ, MFA, CFRE

Vice President of Marketing & Development, Hospice & Palliative Care of Greensboro


For this year, AFP Global has presented additional membership scholarships to the AFP NC Triad Chapter.  We are pleased to offer Professional Membership Scholarships for new or renewing members and Young Professional Membership Scholarships for new members this year to Triad fundraising professionals.  Each applicant must be sponsored by a current AFP Triad Chapter member (for new memberships only) and submit an application by May 15, 2023 for a one year membership good from July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024.

Please contact Beth Forrester at with questions.

Now, more than ever, you must invest in yourself! And it’s your professional community, the Association of Fundraising Professionals, that can offer you the best resources — at the best value for your membership dollar — to help you and your organization succeed.


When you join AFP, you’re also joining AFP Global and opening doors to a range of professional resources: mentoring, monthly lunch and learn meetings, training webinars, and state and international conferences. Best of all, you’ll meet colleagues in our local community who understand the challenges you face and want to see you succeed.


It’s a powerful network to tap into.


Membership benefits help you build your practice:

  • Discounts on monthly meetings, webinars, and conferences

  • Mentoring programs

  • Scholarships to attend AFP state and international philanthropy conferences

  • Monthly meetings with programs about timely fundraising topics and networking opportunities

  • Quarterly chapter and pre-conference socials to build your personal connections in the field


AFP offers levels of membership for professionals at every career stage. Not sure which membership type works for you? See which fits the best!


  • Professionala good fit for professionals at all levels of an organization’s advancement, working full or part-time.

$330/year ... $280 AFP Global + $50 AFP Triad Chapter Dues

  • Young Professionalopen to individuals who are 30 years old or younger who work in fundraising, full or part-time.

$95/year ... $65 AFP Global + $30 AFP Triad Chapter Dues


  • Retiredopen to individuals who have previously held a Professional membership but no longer practice as fundraisers.

$125/year .. $75 AFP Global + $50 AFP Triad Chapter Dues


  • Associateopen to individuals who work to support fundraising or have mutual interests with fundraising professionals. 

$330/year ... $280 AFP Global + $50 AFP Triad Chapter Dues


  • Collegiateopen to full-time undergraduate or graduate students at schools with AFP collegiate chapters.

$35+ ... $35 AFP Global + AFP Collegiate Chapter dues - which vary from $5 to $25, depending on your institution



Your organization can also join AFP! Check out the options

  • AFP Business Membership... open to for-profit organizations whose work complements the fundraising profression. Executive Circle $5000, Endorser $1500.


Each year, AFP awards scholarships for one Professional Membership and one Young Professional Membership membership to a fundraiser in the Triad region who hasn’t yet experienced AFP. Applicants must be sponsored by a current AFP member and complete the annual application by the posted deadline. Please note that current members may only sponsor one scholarship applicant per year. 

The Professional Membership is a one year renewable scholarship. The first year, AFP covers the recipients annual membership dues; second year scholarships cover half of the annual membership with the remaining dues being paid by the recipients or their employer. Second year scholarships are determined by the recipients participation during their first year as a member. In addition, scholarship recipients agree to actively serve on a Board committee and to attend monthly AFP meetings for the duration of their scholarship period. In the event that a recipient leaves their position or organization during the scholarship period, the organization may send a replacement to fulfill the scholarship position or reimburse AFP for the awarded scholarship. 


For more information, contact our Awards and Scholarships Committee Chair

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