Membership Levels

Professional
Full membership in the Association shall be open to individuals (a) who, among other responsibilities, hold some degree of accountability for income-generation within the fundraising process; (b) who must hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising; (c) who are compensated for their services; and (d) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Active members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office.

Cost: $250 plus $75 in chapter dues totaling $325*

Young Professional
Young Professional: Open to persons who hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services, and are 30 years old or younger, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws and promote the Donor Bill of Rights and be employed, or have been employed by an organization that provides benefits to society.

Cost: $75, includes chapter dues

Retired
Retired membership in the Association shall be open to individuals who no longer practice as paid fundraising professionals but who, at the time they seek Retired Member status, have been Professional members of the Association for the immediate past five consecutive years and subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Retired members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter boards, committees and task forces, as well as Association committees and task forces, but may not hold any Association office.

Cost: $75 plus $75 chapter dues totaling $150

Associate Membership
Associate membership in the Association shall be open to individuals or volunteers (a) who are engaged in fields related to fundraising and fundraising support, or (b) who have mutual interests with fundraising professionals, and (c) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Associate members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office.

Cost: $250 plus $75 in chapter dues totaling $325

Other Options
If your organization is looking to sign up multiple employees for membership, consider one of AFP International's Organizational Memberships. Not only does this give you a discounted rate for each individual membership, it ensures the membership stays with the organization. For more information on Organizational Memberships click here.

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*Do you have to pay for your membership yourself or are you looking for a way to make your AFP membership more affordable? If so there are payment plans available, click here for more information and instructions on how to take advantage of this offer.

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