Governance: Policy & Plans


Structure and Membership of the Board of Directors:

  • Board membership size from 14 to 35  
  • The selection of members is accomplished through the Committee on Directorship with recommendation to the membership for vote. 

Board Committees:

  • Directorship
  • Diversity
  • Finance
  • Govt. Relations/Advocacy
  • Marketing/Public Relations
  • Membership
  • National Philanthropy Day (NPD)
  • Professional Development/Advancement
  • Resource Development
  • IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access)
Board Agreements:


The Board of Directors are full time volunteers committed to upholding the highest standards of ethics and conduct and promoting a culture of service through volunteerism, ethics, and effectiveness throughout the organization.

Financials and Reporting:

As a 501(c)(3) public charity, the Association of Fundraising Professionals relies upon the support of generous supporters to fulfill its mission.