2017 AFP MA Conference on Philanthropy


We are pleased to announce that AFP Massachusetts Chapter will offer five full scholarships to the 2017 AFP MA Conference on Philanthropy. To be eligible, 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.


Please complete the 2017 Conference Scholarship application Word or 2017 Conference Scholarship application PDF and submit it 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 27, 2017 at 5:00 pm. No exceptions!

Results will be announced by email on Friday, November 3rd, 2017 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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