Association of Fundraising Professionals - Rhode Island Chapter
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Advancing philanthropy through education, training and advocacy
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island Chapter (AFP-RI) is dedicated to improving the skills of fundraising professionals, increasing the participation of members and non-members alike in chapter activities and expanding our professional and career opportunities to embrace the diversity. For more information about the Association of Fundraising Professionals Rhode Island, who we are and how to get involved click on What is AFP-RI or contact us directly.

We are now accepting nominations for National Philanthropy Day Awards
AFP-RI’s 2016 National Philanthropy Day Breakfast & Awards Ceremony will be taking place on Friday morning, November 18, 2016 where we will present the following awards:
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Citizen
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Business (fewer than 250 employees)
  • Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation (250 or more employees)
We invite you to honor your donors by submitting an award nomination for any of these awards. Award recipients will be announced in the event invitation and have a prominent presence at the event.

Deadline for nominations: July 29, 2016

We are now accepting applications for the Professional Development Scholarship
The Herbert E. Kaplan Fund provides full and partial professional development scholarships for fundraisers who wish to attend AFP-RI training, education workshops, Annual Conference on Philanthropy and special offerings with fees. The audience includes executive directors, development staff and leadership volunteers of grassroots and culturally diverse organizations. You do not need to be an AFP Member to qualify for an AFP-RI Scholarship to subsidize, in part or in full, the cost of attending.

We are now accepting applications for the Herbert E. Kaplan Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship
The Herbert Kaplan Youth in Philanthropy Scholarship is a $2,500 college scholarship given annually to a Rhode Island high school senior who demonstrates philanthropic spirit within the community. Applications for this scholarship are mailed in the spring to high school guidance departments to have available for students completing their junior year. If you know a high school student who exemplifies positive civic and community support through their interest and active involvement in volunteerism and philanthropic causes, please pass the application along.

Deadline for applications: August 1, 2016

Strategic Plan 2013-2015
AFP-RI is pleased to release its 2013-2015 Strategic Plan for your viewing. Please click here for more information.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals of RI is an approved provider of Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) education.
For more information on CFRE go to

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Upcoming Programs
Meet the Funders
THURS, SEPT 22, 2016
Amica Auditorium
Lincoln, RI
*Save the Date*
National Philanthropy Day
FRI, NOV 18, 2016
Twin River Event Center
Lincoln, RI
*Save the Date*