AFP MA Events

AFP Massachusetts offers a wide range of events where you can learn, share best practices, gather evidence-based information, and build your professional network. From our intensive Fundamentals courses to the annual conference on philanthropy, you’ll find everything you need in a wide variety of programming to keep on top of trends and build important fundraising skills. Programs are presented by experienced, knowledgeable professionals in the field who strive to provide up-to-date, informative and useful content that you can use immediately in your job.

Chapter Program Highlights: 

Annual Conference:  Fundraising Day in Boston is one of the largest annual fundraising conferences in New England with over 600 attendees from the field of development. This is a full day experience featuring more than 30 sessions plus keynotes and networking opportunities.
Fundraising Fundamentals:  Two days of intensive fundraising training for individuals new to the field. Fundraising Fundamentals stands out from other courses in that it offers an affordable price; a proven 25-year curriculum; and a faculty of senior practitioners in the field. Opportunities for students to network with one another and with senior professionals in the field are also provided.
Emerging Leaders Training:  Leadership training for mid-career professionals.
Meet the Funders:  A popular program that features a local corporate/foundation funder who will give updates about their organization's funding priorities, application process, and answers questions from attendees.
Member Networking Events:  Annual events that provide an opportunity for members to share an evening of networking with peers and often includes a speaker presentation on a topic of interest.
Massachusetts Gives Awards Celebration:  Annual event that honors Massachusetts philanthropists and development professionals and celebrates the impact of philanthropy in our community. 
Upcoming AFP MA Events

Fundraising Basics Faculty

AFP welcomes new faculty members for its Basics educational program.  If you're interested in teaching, please contact the AFP MA office at or by phone at (781) 894-3140.



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