YOUR GIFT AT WORK

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

The planning phase of the North American expansion of New Faces of Fundraising–a multi-year initiative–will begin in 2016.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Professional development grants (formerly scholarships) provide education, training, and leadership development opportunities to help fundraisers and nonprofit leaders succeed.

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RESEARCH

Research that increases knowledge of fundraising, philanthropy, and social innovation includes the Growth in Giving Initiative.

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Download: AFP Foundation Impact Statement – 2017

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BUILDING A STRONGER CULTURE
OF PHILANTHROPY TOGETHER

Education, training, mentoring,
and research empower
fundraisers.
Ethical and effective
fundraising practices build
trust and strengthen
relationships
Donor-centered fundraisers
help transform giving to create
social change.

2017 Campaign Results

Thanks to the cooperative efforts of your chapters, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $370,451 as of December 31, 2017. This represents 72% of the Foundation’s $516,000 goal.

THE FOUNDATION'S IMPACT IN 2017

BECAUSE OF YOU...

  • $69,504 in support back to 86 local chapters for:
  • Scholarships
    • $122,482 in awards for scholarships
      • 114 Chamberlain Scholars (first-time conference attendees)
      • 18 Diverse Communities Scholars
      • 12 Leadership Scholars funded by Marjorie K. & Stephen M. Levy
      • 11 Scholarships for AFP Leadership Academy

BECAUSE OF OUR PARTNERS AND ENDOWMENTS…

  • Program and research support
  • Research Prize funded by Skystone Partners for “Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving” by Lilya Wagner, CFRE, Ed.D.
  • Growth in Giving Research as part of the Fundraising Effectiveness Project.
  • Ethics Webinar “Accepting Gifts from Pablo Escobar and Other Ethical Dilemmas” funded through the Claudia Looney, CFRE Fund for Ethics in Fundraising.
  • 2018 Leadership Academy funding through the Stephen & Marjorie Levy Fund, many AFP Chapters and donors.

How Can We Help You?

foundation@afpnet.org
(703) 519-8470

BE the CAUSE is the cooperative, annual fund of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and U.S. AFP Chapters.

Thank you for your support!