Alaska Chapter Scholarships

The AFP Alaska Chapter is committed to making membership and program offerings available to everyone who has an interest in professional development. Each year, we are able to offer several scholarships for membership fees and educational workshops, conferences, and events.  We encourage you to explore these opportunities and to share them with others who may be interested in becoming a member or renewing their membership!

2018 AFP Donor Retention: Self-Assessment Workshop Scholarship

Application Deadline:  Open until August 6, 2018  

Email Nancy Anderson for Application

The Alaska Chapter will be offering five (5) $99 scholarships to cover the full-day registration fee of the August 13, 2018 workshop.  Scholarships are awarded to AFP members only.  This is a reimbursement scholarship and recipients will be reimbursed after submission of event registration fee to the scholarship committee chair. For more information contact Nancy Anderson nancya@alaskasealife.org.


2018 Membership Scholarships

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.


SMALL NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION
$175 

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. 

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YOUNG PROFESSIONAL - $95 

  • 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.


2018 Alaska Philanthropy Day Scholarships

Application deadline: September 1 - 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 after submission of 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.


2018 Chamberlain Scholarship

Application deadline: July 15 - Oct 31, 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.