Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) New York City Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 31,000 members in more than 200 Join today!

The New York City Chapter, the founding chapter of The Association of Fundraising Professionals, is a vital and unparalleled source of information and resources for the New York area — from workshops and informal networking opportunities to Fundraising Day in New York, the largest one-day conference in the world on philanthropic topics. We’re dedicated to supporting the uniquely American tradition

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Stay connected, and amplify your impact! Follow us on our other platforms for more updates, insights, and community engagement. Let's build a stronger community together!

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On World Day of Social Justice, we extend our deepest appreciation to our members who passionately strive for a more equitable and just world. Together, let's continue making a meaningful impact!

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Be the first to access the latest fundraising resources, networking events, and career opportunities. Sign up for our newsletter and stay updated on everything happening at the AFP New York City Chapter.

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Early bird rates end Feb. 29! Groups of five or more receive an additional $35 off per person. Lock in your savings now. Register here:

Join us for the premier one-day conference in philanthropy, where professionals gather to explore the latest trends and insights in fundraising.

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Happy Valentine's Day to our amazing members! Your dedication and passion drive us forward every day, and we're so grateful to have you as part of our nonprofit community. Thank you for all that you do!

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An article from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is a must-read for nonprofit organizations embarking on a website refresh or upgrade journey. Dive into valuable insights and data-driven strategies to enhance your online presence. This article is open to everyone whether you’re a member or a guest!

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New Blog Alert! Jonah Nigh, Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Engagement at The New School shares powerful insights on the realities and challenges in our field. Read more here:


An unforgettable time at AFP-NYC Annual Meeting with the incredible Danielle Cohn from Broad Comedy! We’re grateful for moments that bring our community together.

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Join us for an enriching session with three experienced professionals! Discover effective strategies for acquiring new donors and maintaining their engagement.

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Join seasoned professionals as they share insights on acquiring new donors, keeping them engaged, and uncover 30 actionable ideas in just 60 minutes. Don't miss this power-packed event to set the stage for a successful year!

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Today, we celebrate Nourish NYC, a Black-run organization dedicated to providing essential supplies to NYC protesters. Let's amplify their impact, and support Black causes together!

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It's Change Your Password Day! Embrace the power of secure online habits with insights from our sponsor Altourage. Read their article that highlights the importance of password management in safeguarding your data.

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Wendy Sothern, Director of Development for NYU Langone Health, will join other expert panelists as part of our Professional Advancement Event on February 14! If you're interested in learning strategies to attract new donors and keep them engaged, you do not want to miss this event!

You can learn more about Wendy and register for the event on our website:

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Don't miss our February Professional Advancement Event! Inga Glodowski, Director of Development for Exalt, will join other expert panelists to share insights into cultivating new donors and keeping them interested and engaged!

You can learn more about Inga and register for the event at this link:

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The New York City Chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) helps nonprofits employ 500,000 people — more than 15% of all workers — accounting for $20 billion in annual payroll.

Contribute to our collective impact by becoming a member today:

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The panel of experts for our February Professional Advancement Event includes Lindsay Wilkinson, Director of Individual Giving for Studio Museum in Harlem! Lindsay will join other experts to share insights into attracting and engaging new donors.

Don't miss your chance to learn more about Lindsay and register on our website:

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Mastering the art of acquisition and retention poses a constant challenge for all organizations. How do you approach cultivating new donors? What strategies do you employ to stay connected and sustain donor interest?

Join us for insights from three seasoned professionals who will share their experiences in building relationships to acquire new donors. Discover effective techniques to keep donors interested and engaged even after their initial contribution.


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The New York City Chapter of AFP hosts various events for both members and nonmembers year-round. Attendees benefit from discounted rates, and certain events are complimentary for Chapter members.

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Discover the rich rewards of AFP membership! As a professional member, unlock exclusive benefits that seamlessly connect you to the dynamic world of fundraising. Explore the multitude of advantages that come with your membership. Learn more about the exceptional benefits awaiting you!

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AFP-NYC's Board of Directors is made up of some of the industry's most experienced and recognized fundraising professionals. Our Board is led by President Craig Shelley, CFRE.

Meet the Board:

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Be the first to stay informed about the newest fundraising resources, networking events, and career opportunities! Subscribe to receive our direct e-mail notifications and stay up-to-date on the happenings of the New York City Chapter. Discover the valuable initiatives AFP has in store for its members in your area.

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NYC Parks are hosting Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service events throughout the Metro area to honor holiday. Do you have a plan to give back today?

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Discover the profound impact a simple handwritten note can have on your nonprofit storytelling efforts. Dive into this insightful article and unlock the secrets to connecting on a personal level with your audience.

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Fundraising Day in New York, the premier one-day philanthropy conference, sets the stage for a professional experience like no other. Whether you're new to the scene or a seasoned participant, immerse yourself in a diverse array of meticulously curated sessions covering the entire spectrum of fundraising, featuring the latest trends and emerging developments. Presented by respected leaders and seasoned experts actively shaping the field.

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While you're juggling personal resolutions and marking off your year-end checklist, our New Year's wish for AFP members speaks for itself: Keep doing good.


With AFP-NYC by your side, 2024 is your year of professional enrichment! Your membership brings value all year long!

Topical webinars
Expert-led discussions
Professional coaching

What does 2024 have in store for your professional fundraising career?

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Elevate your fundraising game with AFP's essential tools, ensuring you stay current with the latest trends and best practices in the field. Empower your fundraising journey with the expertise and resources you need.

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LAST DAY TO APPLY! The AFP-NYC Emerging Leaders Committee is now accepting applications for 2024 membership and event positions. The Emerging Leaders Committee creates a strong community of nonprofit professionals within the NYC Chapter of AFP and the Greater New York City area through programming and events, volunteering, and fundraising.

We are seeking dynamic early-career and transitioning nonprofit professionals to join as general members and volunteer for either our fall or spring events. This is a great opportunity to build leadership skills, gain professional development, and obtain access to the AFP-NYC community and board.

If this sounds like you, we welcome you to submit an application.

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Unlock the potential for success in every charitable cause by mastering the art of fundraising. AFP provides diverse professional development opportunities—conferences, workshops, webinars, videos, articles, and blogs—to empower fundraisers at every career stage. Elevate your skills and make a lasting impact!

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Calling all NYC Fundraising Pros! As we gear up for a promising 2024, we want to know: What are your professional New Year's goals? Share your aspirations, challenges, and ambitions for the upcoming year in the world of fundraising. Let's inspire and support each other on this exciting journey!

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