Invest in Success
Invest in Success
Achieve your fundraising goals and connect to the Boston fundraising community. Gain access to the AFP MA Chapter's 700-member network as well as regional and national resources that will help you succeed both personally and professionally. Join the Association of Fundraising Professionals today! Become a Member
Conference on Philanthropy
Conference on Philanthropy
Held annually in Boston, the AFP MA Conference on Philanthropy is a premier educational and networking conference for fundraisers across New England. Reserve October 19th for the AFP Conference and share this with your colleagues! The program will feature a keynote by Robin Sparkman, CEO of StoryCorps and 20+ sessions on all aspects of development to serve organizations of varying sizes, sectors, and missions. More Information
Fundraising BASICS Course
Fundraising BASICS Course
November 5th -6th, 2015. BASICS is an introduction to fundraising for those who are new to the field. Career changers and junior professionals turn to BASICS to acquire fundamental skills necessary for building a successful fundraising program. Development directors and CEOs encourage their staff to attend to give them a well rounded knowledge of basics. AFP MA also offers scholarships to a select number of applicants each year. Register for Events
Career Moves
Career Moves
Have a position to fill? Looking for a new job? Check out the AFP MA Online Career Center, the premier electronic recruitment resource for the regional fundraising community. Target your recruiting and reach qualified candidates quickly - or search open positions to find the opportunity that's right for you. Find a Job, Post a Job
Key Decision Makers Forum
Key Decision Makers Forum
On May 19, 2015 at the UMass Club in Boston - the 3rd Annual Key Decision Makers Forum was made possible through the support of our event sponsor Development Guild/DDI. The event brought together development leaders for a half day of sharing insights, trading ideas, and networking. Two keynotes were delivered: one by Rich Davey, CEO of the Boston 2024 Partnership, the initiative leading the Boston bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics; and the next by Sacha Pfieffer, Boston Globe Columnist and Reporter covering nonprofits, philanthropy, wealth and power. Visit Development Guild
AFP MA Diversity Program
AFP MA Diversity Program
AFP Massachusetts is committed to encouraging greater numbers of persons from racial and ethnically diverse backgrounds who are underrepresented in the development field to become active members of our organization. That’s why, each year, AFP MA Chapter sponsors a Diversity Fellows Program. Apply Now

Where Effective Fundraisers Go

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is an individual member association that advances and promotes philanthropy through education, training and advocacy.

The Massachusetts Chapter, the fourth largest in the country, brings together 700 members and industry professionals representing the full range of nonprofit organizations in the area.

AFP is the organization to join if you want to meet other fundraisers, learn the latest in best practices and take advantage of workshops and publications that will advance your organization's fundraising success.

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Membership Benefits:
  • Online Career Center, where you can post or search for jobs
  • Regular events like Monthly Breakfast Meetings and Fundraising Basics Courses at a discounted price
  • Access to AFP's Fundraising Resource Center, including the online Fundraising Survival Kit
  • AFP's weekly eWire and the bi-monthly Advancing Philanthropy magazine to keep you up to date on the latest trends
  • Ready-made network of over 700 colleagues who share your challenges: raising voluntary support for nonprofit organizations
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