Organizational Membership Options 

AFP Business Membership

AFP’s Code of Ethical Principles and Standards had been amended and expanded to apply to for-profit businesses involved with or supporting Fundraising. The changes, which include the addition of seven new standards and the alteration of one standard, now allows for-profit businesses to join AFP as members and actively promote ethical and effective fundraising.

Business membership in the Association shall be open to for-profit organizations whose work complements the fundraising profession. The Executive Circle Business member shall be entitled to designate two employees to receive full benefits as Associate members of the Association. Endorser Business Members shall be entitled to designate one employee to receive full benefits as an Associate member of the Association. The designated individuals, as well as the organization which constitutes the Business member, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.

Business members in good standing may, through their designated employees referenced above, vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. Executive Circle: $5,000.00, Endorser: $1,500.00.   DOWNLOAD FORM

AFP Nonprofit Organizational Membership – Large

AFP’s Nonprofit Organizational Memberships champion effective and ethical fundraising, promote philanthropy and charitable giving and grow the fundraising profession. A Nonprofit Organizational Membership will provide long-term value to the profession through broader representation in our public policy initiatives. Nonprofit Organizational Membership also brings public recognition of an organization’s commitment to foster ethical standards and professionalism in fundraising.

Shall be open to nonprofit organizations who wish to have multiple members in the association. The organization will designate a minimum of eight (8) to receive Professional member benefits. The memberships may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. Starting at $2,200.00 for eight members.   DOWNLOAD FORM

AFP Nonprofit Organizational Membership – Small

Open to nonprofit organizations who can answer yes to all the following criteria:

  • An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
  • A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
  • Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
  • Not affiliated with a larger institution supporting their operations.

The organization will designate one fundraising professional to receive the benefits offered in this membership category. The membership may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Limit one membership per organization. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $175.00 includes chapter dues.   JOIN NOW

Chapter Dues as of March 2019 (PDF)

Special Membership Types

As a global organization, AFP can connect you to international knowledge, best practices and global networking with a ‘web-only’ membership that includes access to the Member-Only sections of each international partner’s website, member discounts to conferences and meeting, and inclusion in any email announcements that are distributed by each partner’s office. Learn More Here

Individual Membership Categories

AFP offers six options for individual membership. Each option provides access to one of the best values in professional development for those who support philanthropy and fundraising organizations. Find your best membership option today. Click Here

Organizational Membership Categories

AFP’s Organizational Memberships for non-profits or for-profit businesses champion effective and ethical fundraising, promote philanthropy and charitable giving, and grow the fundraising profession. Discover how your organization will benefit from the AFP difference. Click Here