Community Announcements

  • Chamberlain Scholarship Available to Members

    We are excited to present to you a unique opportunity for you to advance your personal fundraising career and gain useful and timely knowledge in the philanthropy world. Each year, the AFP Foundation offers every AFP chapter one scholarship to cover conference registration at the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. That's right! The scholarship is available to individuals who are currently chapter members (for 2 years or more), employed full-time and who have never attended an AFP international conference before. 
    This 2019 AFP International Conference will take place in San Antonio, Texas, March 29-April 2, 2019. Please note travel, lodging and meals are at the expense of the attendee. You can find out more by visiting
    Applications are due October 9, 2018 and the winner will be notified by October 19, 2018.
  • National Philanthropy Day on Wednesday, November 28, 2018

    Join us at our 12th annual National Philanthropy Day on November 28, 2018 at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. Honoree announcement coming soon! Sponsorships and tickets available now. Mark your calendar now for the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professional's 2018 National Philanthropy Day celebration! Join us as we recognize and honor those who have made a profound impact on philanthropy and the quality of life in the region. Network with your peers and gain valuable professional development insights and CFRE credits at the morning workshops. Breakfast keynote message with Steven Shattuck, Chief Engagement Officer at Bloomerang.

    BEST VALUE! $300.00: Special Combination Ticket and New Membership Offer through Oct. 31 ONLY!
    AFP Membership is a great investment in your career and professional development that will benefit you AND your organization! Join by Oct. 31, 2018 and a generous sponsor will cover the cost of your NPD registration (an $85)! Don't delay - this is only available to the first 22 people who sign up for Mid-Hudson Valley AFP membership.