AFP-MD Mentoring

Advance Your Career: Join the AFP-MD Mentoring Program 

In 2024, the AFP-MD Mentoring Program will use a one to one pairing model. The program will run from March through July, and is for those who are seeking guidance to navigate the early stages of their career, or, for those looking to share their expertise and give back to the community. The Mentoring Program offers a unique platform for both mentors and mentees to connect, learn, and develop professionally.

The application is now CLOSED for the 2024 mentorship program. 

Here's what you can expect from participating in our Mentoring Program:

Personalized Guidance: Receive one-on-one guidance and support tailored to your career goals and aspirations. 

Networking Opportunities: Connect with a diverse community of professionals in the development field and expand your network. 

Skill Development: Gain valuable insights, knowledge, and skills from experienced professionals to advance your career. 

Mutual Growth: Contribute your expertise and insights to support the growth and development of your mentee, fostering a mutually beneficial relationship. 

Whether you're a seasoned professional eager to share your wisdom or an early-career enthusiast hungry for guidance, we invite you to join us and be part of this enriching experience. 

The program will include:

  • Mentoring Kickoff (via Zoom) with all participants
  • Mentor-Mentee meetings (at the discretion of each pairing)
  • Mid-Program Check-In with Guest Speakers
  • AFP Resources (e.g., events, webinars, website, member connections, etc.)

Who should participate? 

  • Fundraising professionals at all experience levels
  • Motivated to learn and improve your fundraising success 
  • Willing and able to meet and as a mentor/mentee team, monthly
  • AFP member,* committed to the AFP Code of Ethical Standards


Questions? Please contact Caitlin Christ, Mentorship Chair, at [email protected] for more information about this program. 

*AFP-MD membership for young professionals (age 30 or younger) is available at a discount rate of $95 (26 years and under), or $175 (27-30 years of age). In addition, the chapter has scholarships available. More information about AFP membership is available here.