The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents more than 31,000 members in 235 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.

For more than 30 years the South Dakota AFP chapter has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. Our members have access to a rich network of people with varied experience and perspectives.

With your AFP membership, you’ll not only experience immediate benefits but also acquire skills, knowledge and insights about fundraising that will serve you for the rest of your career.

The saying is true - “membership has its privileges.”

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SD AFP thanks our 2020-2021 annual sponsors


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2021 Events at a Glance

Jan. 13 – C-Suite
Feb. 10 – Hybrid/Virtual Event Planning
March 10 – The Basics of Grant Writing
April 14 – Back to the Basics – Retention & the Annual Fund
May 12 – Reviewing Your Fundraising Strategy
June 9 – Nationally Affiliated or Not? We don’t think it matters.
July 14 – Wearing All Hats in a Small Non-Profit
Sept. 8 – Donor Personality Traits: Being a Chameleon for Donors
Oct. 13 – Ethics in Philanthropy
November – National Philanthropy Day
December – Holiday Reception

Full 2021 programming calendar