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The purpose of AFPLI’s Scholarship Program is to support the career development of individuals entering the field of fundraising, maintain ongoing credentials and to enhance ones’ ability to provide effective fundraising leadership to their organizations.


  • AFPLI members are eligible to receive a full or partial scholarship for many programs. This is considered a benefit of membership.
  • Individuals who are not members of AFPLI are eligible to apply for partial scholarships for membership and Philanthropy Day after meeting certain criteria.
  • An individual may receive only one scholarship per calendar year.
  • Other candidates for membership scholarship will be reviewed individually.


AFPLI Education Seminar Scholarships:

Scholarship criteria includes but not limited to the following:

  • Young Professionals
  • Small Budget Non-Profit Employees
  • First Time Attendees
  • Non-Members interested in AFPLI membership

To apply, please email info@afpli.org with the following information:

  • Name
  • Email
  • Organization Name
  • Title

Couple of sentences describing how you would benefit from attending an AFPLI educational seminar and why you need the scholarship. Please include which seminar you are interested in attending.


Scholarships are available for a variety of educational programs sponsored by AFPLI, including attendance at Philanthropy Days and one scholarship only may be awarded annually to the AFP International Conference.  To apply for a 2020 Chamberlain Program Scholarship for the AFP ICON 2020 Conference, March 29 - 31, 2020 in Baltimore, MD, click here.  Deadline for submission of applications to be announced.

See AFP Membership invitation on https://afpglobal.org/join  for complete details of membership categories.  The recipient is expected to pay at least the chapter portion of the dues.


The Scholarship Committee views favorably on an applicant’s own personal financial commitment toward the educational program for which s/he is applying for a scholarship. Both full and partial scholarships may be awarded. The Committee also looks favorably upon applicants who volunteer on AFPLI committees and the recipient is required to volunteer if a scholarship is awarded.  Scholarships are limited to registration fees and may not be used for travel, hotel or meal expenses.

The Scholarship Committee of AFPLI makes all decisions regarding awards. Their decision is based on a review of the required application materials, which include an application form, personal statement (which clearly expresses why the applicant or his/her organization cannot pay the fee) and letter(s) of reference. In some cases, a telephone interview may be requested.

Please click here for AFPLI Scholarship Guidelines and Application

Questions about the Scholarship Program should be directed to the AFPLI chapter office - 631-249-5008, email - info@afpli.org

Return application to:
Association of Fundraising Professionals
15 Cuttermill Rd., #210
Great Neck, NY 11021


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AFPLI offers a variety of valuable member benefits to help you further your fundraising career.

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  • 15 Cuttermill Road Suite 210
  • Great Neck, NY 11021
  • Phone: 631.249.5008
  • info@afpli.org


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