New and Existing Members
AFPLI helps members stay at the forefront of fundraising to benefit their organizations and their careers. We are dedicated to ensuring that our members have the skills, knowledge, and resources to be as effective as possible as they advance in the profession.
Members of AFPLI also belong to a global community of fundraisers who have devoted their careers to making the world a better place. Our parent organization, AFP, serves more than 30, 000 members in more than 200 chapters throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Asia.
Your membership in AFPLI welcomes you to a world of opportunities to enhance your ability to make a difference!
• Monthly Professional Development Meetings
Join us at our monthly breakfast meetings where leading figures in the field educate and enlighten us. Network with colleagues and become part of the Long Island fundraising community.
• Certification Programs
AFPLI partners with local colleges and universities to present courses, workshops and seminars that lead to attaining the prestigious CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) designation and the Certificate in Fundraising Management program.
One of the most valued benefits of membership is the opportunity to connect with a seasoned fundraising executive through our mentoring program. We also offer the highly popular annual “Mentoring Express” nights.
• Career Services
AFPLI sends out email blasts to members first when new Career Services are listed. Detailed information is posted on our website on a regular basis, but members get first access. Members seeking positions may also post their information on the Careers section.
AFPLI offers members only scholarships for a variety of educational programs, including the Chamberlain Scholarship, which helps a qualified candidate to attend the AFP International Conference. Scholarships are also available for annual membership fees and Philanthropy Day attendance.
We have never found a friendlier, more inclusive and welcoming group of fundraising professionals! Members who regularly attend our events, join committees, and get involved become part of a network of fundraisers that spans Long Island’s not-for-profit community.
• AFP Information & Research Services
AFP offers a wealth of information for members, including library services, publications and research, to keep members up to date on the latest information in fundraising. AFP members have access to a staffed Resource Center, Legislative Updates and Action Alerts, career information, an international membership directory and the bi-monthly magazine Advancing Philanthropy. Visit www.afpnet.org for more information.
AFPLI offers a variety of valuable member benefits to help you further your fundraising career.