The Western Maryland Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (WMAFP) is made of fundraising professionals who choose to interact and engage with each other to develop skills, share experiences, and collaborate to benefit the communities in which they serve.

WMAFP connects professionals of all skill levels with AFP Talks; Discovery Groups; Happy Hour Book Clubs; morning education programs; and numerous networking opportunities throughout the year. There is something for everyone- whether you are looking to develop new skills or ways to volunteer.  We value personal connections, education opportunities and the opportunity to grow and make a difference in our communities.

Please  take a moment to check out our programs, volunteer opportunities, and get to know your Chapter leaders.

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  • In remembrance: Jerold Panas, 1928-2018

    The AFP Western Maryland Chapter board is sad to announce the passing of Jerold Panas, of Jerold Panas, Linzy, & Partners. 

    We were fortunate to have Mr. Panas present an engaging full-day conference in April 2018 and our chapter extends heartfelt condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
  • Step up and become a Certified Fund Raising Executive: Apply before July 15

    If you’ve been considering submitting a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) application, now is the time to put yours together! Submit your application by the July 15 deadline to get one step closer to becoming a CFRE. Once your application is approved, you’ll be eligible to sit for the CFRE exam. Learn more-

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