Welcome to the AFP Maryland Chapter!

AFP Maryland is your source for professional development in Baltimore, Annapolis, and the surrounding counties!

Nearly 400 members and other development professionals meet frequently to learn from AFP International’s resources and participate in a range of chapter offerings, including: 

Regular programs and events that provide a wide range of education and training and opportunities for networking; roundtables to connect with peers around topics of interest and relevance; mentoring that brings experienced professionals together with those new to fundraising or who want to learn a new skill; a local job bank for job seekers; plus our annual Fundraising Day conference and National Philanthropy Day celebration. Check us out, join our chapter, get involved, and celebrate our profession!

Now Accepting Applications for the 2020 Chamberlain Scholarship

The AFP International Conference 2020 (AFP ICON 2020) Returns to Baltimore March 29-31, 2020!

Each year, The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy offers the Chamberlain Scholarship Program for one recipient to attend the conference for free. This program is designed to help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising. 

Complete a scholarship application below. 

Applications must be received at the AFP Maryland office by Friday, October 25 for consideration. 

Chamberlain Scholarship Application

Friday, November 22, 2019
Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
2019 Outstanding Philanthropists
The Geaton and JoAnn DeCesaris Family Foundation
Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation
Plus Unsung Heroes and Outstanding Youth Fundraisers

AFP Maryland is proud to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and those people active in the philanthropic community. Through this annual event, we encourage all people to rededicate themselves to the principle of giving.


AFP Maryland offers an outstanding Morning Educational Program available exclusively to National Philanthropy Day attendees. 

This year, we are pleased to offer three engaging morning programs (learn more)

Learn more and register