AFP Virginia Shenandoah Chapter
We are a nonprofit organization that serves as a resource for all who raise funds in order to better Rockingham and Augusta Counties and the surrounding area. Whether you are a fundraiser for a large agency or a small neighborhood group, we invite you to join us as a member or as a guest to our monthly programs. An inclusive group of professionals, we volunteer our time to celebrate philanthropy and to help each other grow and succeed as fundraisers.
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Sep 2 - 2016 NPD Nominations and Form Links
Each year, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) hosts a celebration of philanthropy. Awards are presented for National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) to those people active in the philanthropic community, those enriching our world, and those who are essential to fulfilling our mission. From donors to volunteers, from large international nonprofits to the community center in the local neighborhood, each has made an indelible contribution to our communities, our nation, and our world. ... more >
Feb 22 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >