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!


  • Mentee Applications Now Open

    Mentors have applied for the second round of the AFPSS Mentorship Program (you can see the mentor bios here), and the mentee application is now open through July 12, 2018.
  • Headshot Tips by LILT

    Planning to have your headshot taken at the July 18 summer BBQ? These tips from LILT will help you prepare for the best updated photo your LinkedIn profile has ever seen!
  • Lianna Shepherd, 2018 Chamberlain Scholar

    In April, member Lianna Shepherd attended the AFP International Conference as the AFPSS Chamberlain Scholarship recipient. In addition to enjoying a daily praline in New Orleans, Lianna shares that she learned to appreciate her work “as both a science and an art.”
  • Mentor Applications Open: May 1-31

    The AFPSS Mentorship Program is kicking off its second round, and all AFPSS members are invited to participate! The mentor application is open now through May 31, and the mentee application will be open June 5 – June 30.
  • Member Rate for AdvNW Forum

    AFPSS members can receive the member rate for the Advancement Northwest Forum on Strategic Fundraising, June 7-8. Several South Sound members are presenting at this year's Forum and the full speaker line-up is not to be missed! Check out the program and then get your discount code at the link below for registration.
  • Sponsor Article: Top 5 Tips for Onsite Donor Recognition

    Get a jump-start on planning for your onsite donor recognition with LILT's countdown of these top five tips.
  • New Research About Giving By and For Women

    AFP South Sound interviews former member and chapter administrator Diana Small about her participation in research about high-net-worth donors' support for women and girls.


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