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Networking Happy Hour Thursday, April 28 /  5:00pm - 7:00pm

 (Apropoe's Bar at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront - Baltimore, MD)  

Fundraising Day in Maryland Conference (presented by Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising LLC)  / Monday, May 9 /  8:00am - 4:00pm 

(Hunt Valley Inn - Hunt Valley, MD ) 

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May10 / 8:00am - 5:00pm 

(Hunt Valley Inn - Hunt Valley, MD)

Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Luncheonsponsored by Connelly & Assoc Fundraising, LLC / Monday, May 9 / 12:00pm - 2:00pm 

(Hunt Valley Inn - Hunt Valley, MD)


Call for Nominations - Outstanding Philanthropist and Foundation in Maryland, Youth Fundraisers & Unsung Heroes!

National Philanthropy Day in Maryland pays tribute to the invaluable contributions that philanthropy has made to our personal lives, our nation, and the world. This annual event acknowledges the entire spectrum of services provided by the nonprofit community and recognizes the profound impact that philanthropy has on the quality of our lives and the fabric of our society.

 AFP-Maryland is currently seeking nominations as we prepare to honor an Outstanding Philanthropist and Foundation in Maryland, as well as Outstanding Youth Fundraisers and Unsung Heroes.  Learn more about how you can nominate someone.

AFP Maryland is your source for professional development. More than 400 members and other development professionals meet frequently to learn from AFP-International’s resources and participate in a range of chapter offerings, including: 

Regular programs and events that provide a wide range of education and training and opportunities for networking; Roundtables to connect with peers around topics of interest and relevance; Mentoring that brings experienced professionals together with those new to fundraising or who want to learn a new skill; a local Job Bank for job seekers; and an annual Fundraising Day conference and National Philanthropy Day celebration.

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Mar 22 - 2016 National Philanthropy Day Awards
AFP Maryland is currently seeking nominations as we prepare to honor an Outstanding Philanthropist and Foundation in Maryland. True to the meaning of philanthropy, the Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year Award and the Outstanding Foundation of the Year Award both recognize the contribution of money, along with time and skill, to promote the wellbeing of others and the betterment of the community. Recipients and nominees of these awards exemplify the true spirit of giving. All nominations must be received no later than May 16, 2016. ... more >
Mar 14 - Fundraising Day Session Descriptions
The Sessions for Fundraising Day 2016 are now posted. Register today! ... more >
Mar 14 - 2016 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques and will provide an overview of skills, techniques and program components for individuals with zero to four years of fundraising experience. ... more >
Feb 19 - Fundraising Day Registration
Fundraising Day 2016 Registration is now open! ... more >
Apr 27 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Apr 22 - Awards Nomination Forms (Samples)
AFP International offers awards in the following categories: Philanthropist, Volunteer Fundraiser, Corporation, Foundation, Fundraising Professional and Youth in Philanthropy (Individual and Group). ... more >
Apr 21 - Perfiles: Patrick Feeley, CFRE
En esta ocasión invitamos a Patrick Feeley, CFRE, el Chair del Board de AFP internacional, a participar en la entrevista de Perfiles. Pat es un veterano de la procuración de fondos y nos comparte un poco de sus reflexiones personales. ... more >
Apr 21 - Sácale jugo a tu Membresía: Imprime tus Libros de la Serie de Consulta Rápida AFP
¿Sabías que los socios de AFP pueden imprimir toda la serie de libros de Consulta Rápida de AFP? Son ocho libros de temas específicos sobre procuración de fondos, de ellos seis están ya en español y dos más sólo en inglés. ... more >