Chapter Scholarships

AFP Foundation Chamberlain Scholarship

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy annually awards one Chamberlain Scholarship to each AFP chapter for an individual to attend the prestigious AFP International Conference. The scholarship is named for Ralph Chamberlain, who was instrumental in starting the Association of Fundraising Professionals organization.

The Chamberlain Scholarship is designed to help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising. The scholarship supports first-time attendance to the AFP International Conference - a place to gain insight from industry and world leaders, and a chance to learn breakthrough fundraising tactics.

Download and email your scanned application to: 

or mail to: 
AFP Yosemite Chapter,
PO Box 1168, Modesto, CA 95354

The application deadline is October 17, 2018

The next conference will be held in San Antonio,Texas March 31 - April 2, 2019. 


For questions please email

Diversity Scholarship

The AFP Yosemite Chapter awards one Diversity Scholarship each quarter. The purpose of the Diversity Scholarship is to provide memberships for development officers in not-for-profit organizations in Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, and Merced Counties. Each scholarship will provide recipients with an Introductory AFP International membership and an AFP Yosemite Chapter membership.

Think you might not be part of a diverse group? Think again! Every person is unique and therefore diverse in their own right. Applications will be kept on file for reconsideration throughout the year. 

Quarterly application deadlines are:

March 2018
June 2018
September 2018
December 2018

Download and email your application to

Or mail to: AFP Yosemite Chapter
PO Box 1168
Modesto, CA 95354