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Membership Types and Pricing

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Rates as of 3/1/2017
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Membership Category Association Fee (annual) Chapter Fee (annual)

Total Fees (Annual)

Professional $250 $75 $325
Young Professional (30 and under) $65 $30 $95
Retired $75 $75 $150
Associate $250 $75 $325
Collegiate $35 waived $35
Large Non-Profit (8 memberships, transferrable)     $2200*
*varies by # of memberships
Small Non-Profit (<$1 Million, 1 membership, transferrable) $120 $55 $175

Individual Membership Criteria
Professional  Full membership in the Association shall be open to individuals (a) who, among other responsibilities, hold some degree of accountability for income-generation within the fundraising process; (b) who must hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising; (c) who are compensated for their services; and (d) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Active members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $250.00 plus chapter dues.

Young Professional  Open to persons who hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services, and are 30 years old or younger, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws and promote the Donor Bill of Rights and be employed, or have been employed by an organization that provides benefits to society. $75 includes chapter dues.

Associate  Associate membership in the Association shall be open to individuals or volunteers (a) who are engaged in fields related to fundraising and fundraising support, or (b) who have mutual interests with fundraising professionals, and (c) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Associate members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $250.00 plus chapter dues.

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Large Nonprofit Organizational Membership  Shall be open to nonprofit organizations who wish to have multiple members in the association. The organization will designate a minimum of eight (8) to receive Professional member benefits. The memberships may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. Starting at $2,000.00 for eight members.

Small Nonprofit Organizational Membership  Open to nonprofit organizations who can answer yes to all the following criteria:

1.An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
2.A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
3.Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
4.Not affiliated with a larger institution supporting their operations.
 

The organization will designate one fundraising professional to receive the benefits offered in this membership category. The membership may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Limit one membership per organization. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. $150.00 includes chapter dues.