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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

 

Congratulations to the AFP Southern Arizona Chapter – one of 82 chapters who are receiving the 2017 Friends of Diversity Designation. 

Thank you for all that our chapter does to increase inclusion, diversity, equity, and access in the fundraising profession.  It is very much appreciated. 

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The Association of Fundraising Professionals Southern Arizona Chapter is the leading organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals. We currently represent over 165 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants from Southern Arizona. 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.

Mission:  To advance philanthropy in southern Arizona through the practice of effective and ethical professional fundraising. The core activities of the Southern Arizona chapter are education and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources, networking, mentoring, advocacy and recognition.

Values:

—   Philanthropy: We believe that ethical and effective fundraising is the cornerstone of responsible philanthropy and that philanthropy improves the world and our community.

—   Education & Knowledge: We promote the body of knowledge, best practices and proven principles of ethical fundraising to increase the effectiveness of nonprofit professionals in our community.

—   Community Betterment: We believe that by elevating ethical philanthropy, we improve the quality of life in our community.

—   Credibility & Integrity: We conduct business to the highest ethical principles, serve as trustworthy stewards of our resources, and promote professionalism.

—   Mutual Support: We strive to work together as colleagues, appreciating the diversity of our members and the organizations they represent, and to support each others’ professional growth and development

There are many levels of membership in AFP SOAZ, including one to fit you. If you work at a small organization, membership is only $175.00 per year, while young professionals under thirty can join for just $95.00. Learn more about AFP membership categories here. Are you interested in joining AFP SOAZ but need financial assistance? Visit our Chapter Member Scholarship page.

 

Thank You To Our October Meeting Sponsor

Monthly Meeting

Special Seminar! The Power of Transformational Leadership

Overcoming the Messiah Complex© in Fundraising

October 12, 2018 7:30 am to 9:00 am

High expectations abound in the fundraising profession. Sometimes expectations are even unrealistic, creating disproportionate stress for fundraising leaders that is not equally shared by the leadership and program staff around them. Have you ever worked at or with an organization where you’re supposed to raise all the money, fix the problems, or “save” the (you […]

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