Career Development

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Career Development

AFP DC helps the nonprofit community thrive by connecting fundraisers with new and exciting opportunities to make an impact and advance their careers. As the only organization in the Washington, DC metropolitan area committed to the professional development of all fundraisers, regardless of industry or sector, we foster a vibrant philanthropic community through the delivery of cutting-edge educational resources (including our Bridge to Integrated Marketing & Fundraising Conference), peer-to-peer learning and engagement opportunities, and accreditation training.


By becoming AFP DC members, fundraisers have the opportunity to advance their careers by:

Growing their professional network

Meeting their next partner, client, or employer

Engaging in peer-to-peer learning across sectors

Advancing professional certifications by achieving the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)

Receiving peer recognition for outstanding achievements in the sector.