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About Our Chapter


The AFP Mahoning-Shenango Chapter (AFPMASH) supports local fundraising professionals through education programs, networking, and other activities.  Our Chapter members are from Mahoning, Trumbull, Columbiana counties in Ohio and Mercer, Lawrence counties in Pennsylvania.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 30,000 members in over 200 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.  Founded in 1960 and formerly known as the National Society of Fundraising Executives (NSFRE), the association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.  For more information, visit

AFP Resolution on Diversity

WHEREAS the mission of AFPMASH is to enable people and organizations throughout the Mahoning Valley to practice effective and ethical fundraising through education, training, mentoring and advocacy; and

WHERAS AFPMASH is committed to educating and encouraging it's members and the non-profit sector to better serve their respective communities; and

WHEREAS AFPMASH values inclusiveness as strengthening the mission of the organization;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that AFPMASH is committed to diversity as an ongoing proactive process in its governance, committees, membership, programs and activities.