"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have too much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little."

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Membership Benefits

At AFP-GPC, fundraisers in the Philadelphia region will find a community of answers. We’ve come together to be a resource for each other. By sharing experience and ideas, we solve problems that would be hard to work through on our own. When you join, you’ll have more than 500 members on your team. As a member of AFP-GPC, you will have the support you need to make decisions and move forward with confidence.

Whether you are new to the fundraising profession or a seasoned professional, a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process or want to learn more about getting involved, AFP-GPC is your go-to resource for all things relating to fundraising in the Philadelphia area.

When you join AFP-GPC, you can…

Gain new ideas and strengthen your team through educational programs and professional events that keep you in touch with peers, mentors and friends.

Learn new skills through committee work that advances our profession and connects you with colleagues committed to the same goals.

Save money with member discounts to events.

Advance your career and get new perspectives on what you do every day by attending local and national conferences and seminars, joining a committee, reviewing job postings, applying to be a mentor or mentee, and more!

Other benefits of membership…

Advancing Philanthropy is the professional quarterly magazine by and for fundraisers, with useful ideas on how to raise more money for your organization.  View the archives on AFP IHQ’s website here.

Job Postings highlight local job opportunities bi-monthly to make your next professional move as informed and easy as possible. Find the most recent postings on our website here.

Fundraising Resource Center is your link to the latest fundraising news, comprehensive resources on fundraising hot topics, templates of useful forms & documents, professional tool kits, blogs, and more!  Check it out here.

National Philanthropy Day is an annual event attended by over 500 people to honor the tremendous efforts of the individuals and groups who, through their hard work and dedication, have enhanced philanthropy and communities through our region. More information here.

Educational Seminars occur approximately once a month locally through the Greater Philadelphia Chapter.  They are great opportunities to further your professional development, network with other members, and receive CFRE credits.  Check out our upcoming events here!

Our Mentoring Program offers less experienced fundraisers the opportunity to benefit from the advice, counsel, and guidance of more senior fundraising professionals.  Learn more here.

Compass Conference is an annual, day-long conference catering to all levels of fundraisers by featuring 4 tracks of learning throughout the day which all offer CFRE credits. Learn more about this year’s conference here. 

The Chapter Membership Directory serves as a resource to facilitate member discussions and networking opportunities.  Check it out here (log-in requird).

Scholarships are available throughout the year to those who need financial assistance to attend local and international education and professional development opportunities. More information here.

The New Member Buddy Program is available for new members to connect with existing members to learn more about AFP-GPC.  Learn more about the buddy program by clicking here.

For more information on how AFP membership can benefit you, please email the AFP-GPC Chapter Office at [email protected]