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Association of Fundraising Professionals: Southern Arizona Chapter

Mission, Ethics and Diversity


The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), an individual member association, advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy based on research, a code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice. The mission of AFP’s Southern Arizona Chapter is to provide professional growth, education and affiliation for our members.


Ethical standards and principles are the foundation for maintaining public trust, for every AFP member. AFP provides a self-governed process for addressing ethical concerns. Every member of the Southern Arizona Chapter of AFP is required to adhere to the same strict ethical code set by the international office. Click here to learn more about our code of ethics.

Donor Bill of Rights

To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, AFP and its members have adopted a donor bill of rights. Click here to read the donor bill of rights.

Diversity Statement

The Southern Arizona Chapter of AFP celebrates and supports diversity in both fundraising and philanthropic awareness. For the chapter, diversity encompasses gender, religion, ethnicity, age, geography, disability, sexual orientation and political positions with regard to the composition of membership, board leadership, program presenters, independent contractors and program content. We also encourage diversity with respect to the organizations we represent from large, well established institutions to small, emerging nonprofits, from faith-based, private and governmental to public agencies. To learn more about AFP’s commitment to diversity visit our International website.