Welcome to 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.

Honor an Outstanding Youth Fundraiser or Unsung Hero!

Each year, AFP Maryland honors community agents of philanthropy at its National Philanthropy Day Celebration.  National Philanthropy Day is celebrated nationally each year as a way of giving special recognition to those in our community who work to improve our world in every possibly way.  We thank Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC for being the Presenting Sponsor of our event this year. 

Nominees selected to receive an award will be notified in August 2018. Awards winners must be present to accept their award at the National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Wednesday, November 14, 2018  at the Baltimore Renaissance Harborplace Hotel. 

The deadline for nominations is June 29. 

Learn More and Submit Nomination

Fundraising Day in Maryland with Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Luncheon Honoring Ray Daue

Presented By: Connelly & Assoc. Fundraising, LLC

Nearly 100 fundraisers attended the annual Fundraising Day in Maryland Conference on June 4 at the BWI Airport Marriott for professional development.

Ericka Alston-Buck, Chief Strategist at EAB Strategy & Impact and founder of The Kids Safe Zone  kicked off the day with an inspiring morning keynote and special guest, Franklyn Baker, President and CEO of United Way of Central Maryland delivered an insightful luncheon keynote.

Ray Daue was honored as the 2018 Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year before a crowd of 350 fundraisers and community leaders.

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