AFP Member Benefits


Below are major benefits you'll receive when you become a part of the world's largest community of charitable fundraisers.

  • $100 Professional Development credit for most AFP members, valid on most offerings in our vast suite of online learning opportunities.

  • Free access to AFP360° and AAUW Online Negotiation Workshops. AFP has partnered with the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to provide all members a free one-hour online negotiation workshop. In addition, AFP has launched with Korn Ferry the new AFP360°, our free online career builder and management tool!

  • Plus, free access AFP’s latest research and reports here.

  • Got a question for the fundraising community? Open to AFP members only, AFP Connect is your online forum to post, and answer, burning fundraising questions.

  • Affinity Group Communities allow you to further connect with fellow fundraisers from similar communities and/or causes served. Join us for impactful conversations.

  • AFP’s Code of Ethics is the only enforceable code in the sector. Every member of AFP must sign the code each year and adhere to its standards and practices.

  • Members get free access to the AFP Compensation and Benefits Report where you can find bench-marking on fundraisers’ salaries, benefits and other compensation—how does your position and location compare to the national average?

  • Members receive a discount to attend the AFP ICON held each spring which brings more than 3,000 fundraising professionals together and offers more than 100 educational sessions.

  • To help train you and your staff, members have access to the AFP Online Knowledge Center. You can register for upcoming webinarsMicro-Learning videosAFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning courses, along with other courses, at a discounted member rate. Many free webinars are available to members, as well.

  • Members can also take advantage of educational opportunities at your local chapter level. Local chapters are the heart of AFP networking and mentoring.
  • Visit the AFP Career Center and upload your resume to help build and further your career. You can also find or become a mentor.
  • Plug in to AFP with social media tools such as LinkedInFacebookTwitterYouTubeInstagram and benefit from the expertise of others in the AFP Connect.
  • Innovative ideas can be found in Advancing Philanthropy which is free to AFP members as well as our members only newsletter AFP Daily.
  • The AFP Ready Reference series is free in PDF format to members.
  • A 20% discount on initial CFRE certification and recertification fees.