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Upcoming Events:

Coffee, Tea & Conversation Tuesday, February 16 /  8:00am - 9:00am 

(Teavolve - Baltimore, MD)  

Harford County Celebration of Philanthropy Wednesday, April 6 /  12:00pm - 2:00pm

 (Water's Edge Events Center - Belcamp, MD)  

Fundraising Day in Maryland Conference 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)


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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Feb 3 - Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year
The Maryland Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to honor Andy and Sana Brooks as the 2016 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraisers in Maryland. ... more >
Nov 16 - 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards
Video highlights of our 2015 honorees Sandra and Malcolm Berman and the Philip E. and Carole R. Ratcliffe Foundation ... more >
Feb 3 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Feb 2 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 3, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Feb. 3, 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. This week’s top ten includes discussions on relationship fundraising (from Adrian Sargeant); revising and reinvigorating your mission statement; building donor confidence in your organization; turning a “no” into a “yes” and corporate fundraising in the small shop. ... more >
Feb 2 - Money Wellness: Unleash the Power to Big Gifts
(Feb. 2, 2016) Fundraising is such a goal-oriented occupation that we don’t ever really consider our relationship with money or our donors’ relationship with money. That relationship can have a huge effect on how we raise funds—and how people give! AFP had a chance to chat with Laura Fredricks recently about this relationship—what she terms Money Wellness—which is the topic of her upcoming webinar on February 11. ... more >