Conference Scholarships

We are pleased to announce there will be six conference scholarships offered this year each valued at $450. Conference scholarships are made possible through the generous support of scholarship donors and sponsors:

Ailie Byers
Matthew Cotty
Georgina D'Cruz
Mary Doorley Simboski
Gravyty (underwriting four scholarships)
Maria Imbrogna
Danielle Klainberg
Beth Kramer
Kristine Laping
Sarah Leaf-Herrmann
Geoff Mamlet
Allison Mitchell
Carolyn O'Brien
Maureen Pena
Christopher Thomas
Anuradha Yadav
AFP MA Chapter

To be eligible for a conference scholarship, you must work for a nonprofit organization with a total organizational budget of $5 million or less (note that preference will be given to individuals from organizations with budgets of $3 million or less). If you are a consultant and you work with small shops you are also eligible. Preference will be given to new scholarship applicants.


2018 Fundraising Day Scholarship Application (Word Document)
2018 Fundraising Day Scholarship Application (Fillable PDF)

Please send the completed application to, along with:

  • A one-page resume 
  • A one-page overall budget for your organization
  • Consultants may submit a one-page organizational budget from a current or recent client

In the subject line of your email, please write "AFP Scholarship: [First name] [Last name]" (Example: AFP Scholarship: John Smith) and send all materials in one email to

The deadline for scholarship applications is Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm. No exceptions!

Results will be announced by email on Friday, November 2, 2018 by 5:00 pm.

Scholarship candidates need not register for the conference until all scholarship awards are announced. We will reserve a space for you (at the rate that was applicable on the date of your submission).

If at that time you are selected to receive a full scholarship, AFP MA will send you instructions on how to register online for the conference.  If you are not selected but would still like to attend, there will be instructions on how to register online at the rate that was in effect on the date you submitted your scholarship application. If you have questions about this process, please call AFP MA Chapter at 781-894-3140 or email


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