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We are excited to serve you and other regional professionals! In an effort to "advance philanthropy and inspire excellence in the fundraising profession," the South Sound Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFPSS) offers members the opportunity to learn, network and connect with colleagues, and enjoy resources that will help you grow in your work and career. Join us for a program or event to check out our community, or join as a member and start leveraging your benefits right away. We look forward to getting to know you!

Chapter Announcements

  • AFPSS is Hiring!

    Do you know someone that's interested in supporting fundraising efforts in our region? 

    The AFPSS Board is looking for a part-time (25 to 30 hours per month) Chapter Administrator. The Chapter Administrator is a person responsible for the successful, consistent and efficient operational functioning of AFPSS and supports the Board of Directors in service to the members. 

    Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter responding to the responsibilities and desired skills to afpsouthsound@gmail.com. Application deadline: October 31, 2020
  • AFP Global 2020 Chapter Support Scholarship

    Thanks to AFP Global, our South Sound chapter is pleased to be able to offer up to 5 membership scholarships.

    The South Sound Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFPSS) provides educational and networking opportunities for fundraising professionals who live or work in the South Puget Sound region. In addition to quality educational programming, we share ideas, discuss best practices, and keep each other up-to-date. AFPSS members are caring individuals like you who understand the joys and challenges of a fundraising career. 

    Member benefits encompass both local and national resources - from discounts on programming, mentorship opportunities, access to research and tools, webinars and articles on trending topics, leadership opportunities, and community connections.

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    These scholarships are made available in recognition of the challenges organizations and individuals may be facing due to COVID-19. We hope to use these scholarships to strengthen our chapter by giving preference to candidates who can contribute to our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA). Scholarships are open to new and renewing members whose memberships expire before March 31, 2021.

    Questions? Email afpsouthsound@gmail.com

    Application deadline: October 31, 2020.

  • AFP South Sound Believes that Black Lives Matter

    As fundraisers for nonprofit organizations — no matter our cause — we are part of the solution to making the world a better place. We do this by listening, empathizing, inspiring, raising funds, and taking action. Because fundraising, at its heart, involves human connections, it is imperative that everyone engaged in it take responsibility and action.

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