Message Image  


Alaska Chapter Scholarships

AFP Alaska Chapter has several scholarship offerings for membership fees and professional development.  Scroll through our list of scholarships to see what is offered, below. We encourage all members to explore these opportunities and to share them with those interested in becoming a member or renewing their membership!


Application Deadline: Open

Email Nancy Anderson for Application

The Alaska Chapter is committed to investing in new and current members' continued professional development through AFP membership. Membership scholarships are available by application to any nonprofit professional who is interested in joining AFP or renewing an active membership . Membership scholarships are awarded throughout the year until funds are expended.


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. Limit one membership per organization. 



  • 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.

Applicants can apply for the AFP Alaska Chapter to cover their complete membership costs. Applicants must be employed as full-time fundraising professionals or spend at least 50% of work time fundraising. Recipients are required to participate on a committee for the AFP Alaska Chapter. Strong consideration for demonstrated financial need, active chapter involvement, and for those applicants that demonstrate diversity within the chapter.


Application Deadline: November 1, 2018

Email Nancy Anderson for Application

The Alaska Philanthropy Day Scholarships are awarded to AFP members to cover their event registration fee. The scholarship recipients are responsible for any additional costs incurred to attend the Alaska Philanthropy Day conference, including travel and lodging. Scholarship recipients are required to participate at the Alaska Philanthropy Day conference as luncheon volunteers.

This is a reimbursement scholarship and recipients will be reimbursed for their event registration fee. Strong consideration will be given to those applicants who have not attended this event previously. Alaska Philanthropy Day scholarships are available to AFP members only.


Application Deadline: July 15 - September 15, 2018

Email Nancy Anderson for Application

The AFP Chamberlain Scholarship is awarded to one person from each AFP local chapter, and provides a total of up to $1,785 for registration and other expenses associated with attending the AFP International Conference on Fundraising for the first time. AFP International provides up to $785 for registration and the Alaska Chapter provides up to $1,000 to be used toward travel, hotel and expenses. The scholarship recipient and/or their employer/organization is responsible for any costs incurred over the amount of the scholarship. (The total cost is typically around $2,500 depending on location).

Applications must be able to attend the annual conference and must fulfill all obligations associated with being a Chamberlain Scholarship awardee. Awardees must also write a brief newsletter article about their experience upon their return. Recipients are required to participate on a committee for the Alaska Chapter of AFP.


Application Deadline: Open until all funds are awarded

Email Nancy Anderson for Application

The AFP Alaska Chapter Professional Development Scholarship is awarded to applicants to cover registration fees for attending sanctioned AFP International education programs or professional certifications, including but not limited to: CFRE Review Course, CFRE or ACFRE Certification or Recertification, AFP ICON, Faculty Training Academy and Fundamentals of Fundraising. The scholarship will be given as reimbursement for expense for courses, registrations and/or certification related fees only and cannot be used for travel or accommodations.

The award is valid for reimbursement if used within twelve months from the time of selection. Professional Development Scholarships are available to current AFP members only. Recipients are required to participate on a committee for the Alaska Chapter of AFP.