Individual Membership Options

All memberships are processed with the national AFP organization. The “Join Now” links below will take you to the online application.

Chapter Dues as of March 2019 (PDF)

Professional

Full membership in the Association shall be open to individuals (a) who, among other responsibilities, hold some degree of accountability for income-generation within the fundraising process; (b) who must hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising; (c) who are compensated for their services; and (d) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Active members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $250.00 plus chapter dues.  (Join before July 1, 2019, when the annual membership will increase to $280.00, plus chapter dues)  JOIN NOW

Young Professional Membership

Young Professional: Open to persons who hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services, and are 30 years old or younger, must subscribe to theAFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws and promote the Donor Bill of Rights and be employed, or have been employed by an organization that provides benefits to society. $95.00 includes chapter dues.  JOIN NOW

Retired

Retired membership in the Association shall be open to individuals who no longer practice as paid fundraising professionals but who, at the time they seek Retired Member status, have been Professional members of the Association for the immediate past five consecutive years and subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Retired members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter boards, committees and task forces, as well as Association committees and task forces, but may not hold any Association office. $75.00 plus chapter dues.   JOIN NOW

Associate Membership

Associate membership in the Association shall be open to individuals or volunteers (a) who are engaged in fields related to fundraising and fundraising support, or (b) who have mutual interests with fundraising professionals, and (c) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Associate members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $250.00 plus chapter dues.  (Join before July 1, 2019, when the annual membership will increase to $280.00, plus chapter dues)  JOIN NOW

Collegiate

PLEASE NOTE: To qualify as an AFP Collegiate member, the individual must:
Attend a school that has an AFP collegiate chapter
Be a full time undergrad or graduate student
If you do not meet the requirement you will be charged the Professional Member rate.

If your school currently does not have a collegiate chapter, please contact chapter.services@afpglobal.org to find out how to start one on your campus.

Collegiate membership in the Association shall be open to (a) students in a two- or four-year full time degree granting, certificate, or diploma program at an accredited college or university, or (b) individuals who serve as a faculty advisor for a collegiate chapter of AFP. Collegiate members must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Membership in this category is limited to those students affiliated with a Collegiate Chapter of AFP. Collegiate members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter boards, committees and task forces, as well as Association committees and task forces, but may not hold any Association office. $35.00 plus chapter dues.   JOIN NOW

Global e-membership

Global e-membership in the Association shall be open to members outside of the U.S. and Canada who wish to join in an electronic-only based membership category. Global e-membership members must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Global e-membership members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter boards, committees and task forces, as well as Association committees and task forces, but may not hold any Association office. $50.00 plus chapter dues.  JOIN NOW

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