About AFP

Massachusetts’ Premier Professional Organization for Fundraisers

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is an international organization dedicated to advancing philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. An individual membership organization, AFP fosters fundraising professionals’ development and growth and promotes a commitment to the highest ethical standards of practice.

AFP Massachusetts is one of 235 chapters linking more than 30,000 members worldwide. At the local level, AFP Massachusetts provides members a network of hundreds of energetic, committed fellow practitioners; hosts regular seminars, workshops and an annual conference; and offers access to career opportunities and resources through our sponsors.

Our 600 chapter members represent the full range of nonprofit organizations — education, health care, human services, social services, faith-based missons and the arts..


Joining AFP is one of the smartest things you can do to advance your career and your organization. It's one-stop shopping for both staying on top of the latest trends and best practices, and bringing innovative and creative ideas to your organization.

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