Member Categories and Dues

Member Category

2017 Dues*

Professional $250 + chapter dues
Young Professional $95 includes chapter dues
Retired $75 + chapter dues
Associate $250 + chapter dues
Collegiate $35 + chapter dues
Business Executive Circle: $5,000 / Endorser: $1,500
Nonprofit Organizational – Large Starting at $2,200 for eight members
Nonprofit Organizational – Small $175 includes chapter dues

*Chapter dues for the Fairfield County Chapter are $50 a year, in addition to the yearly membership fee noted above (ie:  Professional Membership $250 to join AFP + $50 Chapter dues).


$50 Professional & Associate NEW Member Discount!

In honor of NPD, AFP is offering a $50.00 discount to NEW Members joining in the Professional and Associate Member categories by  November 30, 2017.

The discount applies to $50.00 off the International portion of the dues.

Complete the membership application as usual, but deduct $50.00 from the total and include this coupon with your payment.

*Coupon must be included with payment.

To join online, click here and use Promo Code: NPD2017

One coupon per new member.  Expires November 30, 2017

Questions?  Call the AFP Membership Department at (800) 666-3863


Individual Membership Categories

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. $250.00 plus chapter dues*.

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. $95 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. $75.00 plus chapter dues*.

Associate. 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. $250.00 plus chapter dues*.

Collegiate: Collegiate membership in the Association shall be open to (a) students in a two- or four-year full time degree granting, certificate, or diploma program at an accredited college or university, or (b) individuals who serve as a faculty advisor for a collegiate chapter of AFP. Collegiate members must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Membership in this category is limited to those students affiliated with a Collegiate Chapter of AFP. Collegiate 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. $35.00 plus chapter dues*.

Organizational Membership Categories

Business: Business membership in the Association shall be open to for-profit organizations whose work complements the fundraising profession. The Executive Circle Business member shall be entitled to designate two employees to receive full benefits as Associate members of the Association. Endorser Business Members shall be entitled to designate one employee to receive full benefits as an Associate member of the Association. The designated individuals, as well as the organization which constitutes the Business member, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.

Business members in good standing may, through their designated employees referenced above, vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. Executive Circle: $5,000.00, Endorser: $1,500.00.

Nonprofit Organizational – Large: Shall be open to nonprofit organizations who wish to have multiple members in the association. The organization will designate a minimum of eight (8) to receive Professional member benefits. The memberships may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. Starting at $2,200.00 for eight members.

Nonprofit Organizational Membership – Small: Open to nonprofit organizations who can answer yes to all the following criteria:

  1. An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
  2. A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
  3. Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
  4. Not affiliated with a larger institution supporting their operations.

The organization will designate one fundraising professional to receive the benefits offered in this membership category. The membership may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Limit one membership per organization. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $175.00 includes chapter dues.


To obtain a membership application and join online, please visit:

http://www.afpnet.org/join/

To join using a check, please visit:

http://www.afpnet.org/files/ContentDocuments/AFPIndividualMemberForm.pdf

For membership questions, please contact:

Lorraine Gibbons, 203-336-4468 x106, lgibbons@shehancenter.org