Mission & Vision
AFP, an association of professionals throughout the world, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy.
Fundraising is viewed as a credible and respected profession for civic betterment throughout the world.
AFP is committed to excellence in providing the highest quality services and products for our members and other constituents. We are responsive to their needs and strive to exceed expectations.
AFP exists to:
Foster development and growth of fundraising professionals committed to preserving and enhancing philanthropy.
In 2010 the Association of Fundraising Professionals celebrated its 50th Anniversary. The historical retrospective can be viewed by clicking here.