Chapter Membership Benefits

By joining the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) you will become a member of the largest professional fundraising association in the world!

AFP’s Maryland Chapter includes 250+ members, representing over 200 nonprofit organizations in the state.

AFP Maryland is committed to ensuring that our members maximize their professional development potential. We are committed to an ethnically, racially, and culturally diverse membership.


  1. Networking
    A priceless benefit of membership: members-only discussion groups, programs, listservs, and volunteer opportunities help you build invaluable relationships with fellow fundraisers.

  2. Roundtables (learn more)
    Network, discuss fundraising topics, and share resources and advice through monthly, members-only discussions groups and listservs including: Annual Giving, Major Gifts, Small Shop, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising and Grants.

  3. Mentoring Program (learn more)
    New to fundraising or expanding your focus? Sign-up for a mentor to help you on your way. Fundraising veteran? Experience the joy of sharing your wisdom with a mentee.

  4. Program Discounts
    Enjoy members-only discounts on seminars and conferences.

  5. Scholarships (learn more)
    Receive scholarships to attend seminars, conferences, and to pursue college degrees and certifications.

  6. Assistance with CFRE Certification
    Participate in free CFRE seminars; receive help organizing CFRE exam study groups; and borrow CFRE prep manuals.

  7. Job Bank (learn more)
    Receive AFP Maryland’s monthly job mailing – the leading employment resource for fundraising professionals in Maryland. Non-members may purchase subscriptions by contacting the chapter at [email protected]


For general information about AFP Maryland contact Samantha Shkor, AFP Maryland Chapter Administrator at [email protected].