2018 Central Virginia AFP VFRI Scholarships

The Central Virginia Chapter of AFP is excited to offer two (2) scholarships to AFP members to attend the 2018 Virginia Fund Raising Institute (VFRI). Our goal is to increase public awareness of the importance of philanthropy, as well as to help advance opportunities for those nonprofit professionals who practice effective philanthropy in our community. The 26th annual VFRI will be held on July 18-19 at the Omni Richmond Hotel.

Scholarship Criteria: 1) Must work for an organization that would not or could not fund attendance to the full conference. 2) Complete the application questionnaire.

Scholarship Process: Completed applications can be submitted either by email to or online at

The Scholarship Committee will review the applications and award the scholarship by May 31, 2018. One (1) scholarship will cover registration, which includes access to all sessions on July 18-19, two continental breakfasts, two lunches, and a networking reception on July 17 at 6pm. Priority will be given to small nonprofits with an annual operating budget of less than $1.0 million. 

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018 at 5:00pm 

Contact: Jessica Cocciolone, Membership Chair, For more information about the Virginia Fund Raising Institute, go to