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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Arizona Chapter is the premiere organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals in the Phoenix-Metro region. We currently represent nearly 300 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the Valley. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or just learning more about us, we’re glad you’re here! Please take a look at our many offerings.

Our Mission
The Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals advances philanthropy by fostering the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promoting ethical and effective fundraising standards.

Our Vision
The vision of the Greater Arizona Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is to be the leader and resource in strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic community.


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Apr 23 - Executive Director
The David and Lura Lovell Foundation is currently seeking an Executive Director with strong communication and operational skills to work in partnership with the Trustees, a multi-generational family and non-family Board of Advisors, grantee partners and other stakeholders. The primary role of this position is to carry out the Foundation’s mission and strategic plan and regularly assess the operations and long-term community impact of the grant making program. The Foundation office is located in Tucson, Arizona. To view the complete position description, please go to: http://lovellfoundation.org/our-story/executive-director/ ... more >
Apr 17 - CFRE Resources
What is the CFRE? The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential demonstrates an individual’s mastery of the standards set for core knowledge and skills required of fundraising executives after five years of experience. This practice-based designation requires demonstration of having met these standards through both an application and a written examination. The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential provides you with a recognizable demonstration of your personal and professional achievement and commitment. ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >