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AFPGV MEMBERSHIP

To become a member of AFPGV simply add the 'NY3' chapter code to your application. Follow the applicable link to complete the online registration form, or to download a printable form. 

Since 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s nearly 30,000 individual and organizational members raise over $100 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America and millions more around the world. Please take a moment to learn more about us and what we do. You can also explore the benefits of AFP membership as well as all the different ways you can join in our mission. Both Individual and Organizational membership options are available, and outlined below. Click here to read the FAQs about joining AFP.

INSTALLMENT PLAN! AFP offers an installment plan, to help make it easier to pay for your membership.  For more details, click here.

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

Professional: Full membership in the Association shall be open to individuals (a) who, among other responsibilities, hold some degree of accountability for income-generation within the fundraising process; (b) who must hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising; (c) who are compensated for their services; and (d) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.  Active members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office. 
Cost: $250 association fee plus $70 chapter fee; Total: $320 
or download a membership invitation by clicking here.

Young Professional: Open to persons who hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services, and are 30 years old or younger, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws and promote the Donor Bill of Rights and be employed, or have been employed by an organization that provides benefits to society.
Cost: $95 (includes chapter dues); Total $95 
or download a membership invitation by clicking here.

Associate: Associate membership in the Association shall be open to individuals or volunteers (a) who are engaged in fields related to fundraising and fundraising support, or (b) who have mutual interests with fundraising professionals, and (c) who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.  Associate members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office.
Cost: $250 association fee plus $70 chapter fee; Total $320
or download a membership invitation by clicking here.

Retired: Retired membership in the Association shall be open to individuals who no longer practice as paid fundraising professionals but who, at the time they seek Retired Member status, have been Professional members of the Association for the immediate past five consecutive years and subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.  Retired members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter boards, committees and task forces, as well as Association committees and task forces, but may not hold any Association office.
Cost: $75 association fee plus $70 chapter fee; Total $145
 or contact AFP International for assistance, at 800-666-3863.


ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

AFP Business Membership: AFP's Code of Ethical Principles and Standards had been amended and expanded to apply to for-profit businesses involved with or supporting Fundraising. The changes, which include the addition of seven new standards and the alteration of one standard, now allows for-profit businesses to join AFP as members and actively promote ethical and effective fundraising.

Business membership in the Association shall be open to for-profit organizations whose work complements the fundraising profession. The Executive Circle Business member shall be entitled to designate two employees to receive full benefits as Associate members of the Association. Endorser Business Members shall be entitled to designate one employee to receive full benefits as an Associate member of the Association. The designated individuals, as well as the organization which constitutes the Business member, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.

Business members in good standing may, through their designated employees referenced above, vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office.

Cost: Executive Circle: $5,000; Endorser: $1,500
 or download a membership invitation by clicking here.


AFP Nonprofit Organizational Membership - Large: AFP’s Nonprofit Organizational Memberships champion effective and ethical fundraising, promote philanthropy and charitable giving and grow the fundraising profession. A Nonprofit Organizational Membership will provide long-term value to the profession through broader representation in our public policy initiatives. Nonprofit Organizational Membership also brings public recognition of an organization’s commitment to foster ethical standards and professionalism in fundraising.

Shall be open to nonprofit organizations who wish to have multiple members in the association. The organization will designate a minimum of eight (8) to receive Professional member benefits. The memberships may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office.

Cost: Starting at $2,200 for eight members
 or download a membership invitation by clicking here.


AFP Nonprofit Organizational Membership - Small: Open to nonprofit organizations who can answer yes to all the following criteria:

- Must be a nonprofit organization – individuals, consultants and for-profit entities may apply for a different category
- An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
- A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
- Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
- Not affiliated with a larger institution supporting their operations.

The organization will designate one fundraising professional to receive the benefits offered in this membership category. The membership may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization. Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. Limit one membership per organization. Nonprofit Organizational members in good standing may vote, serve on chapter or Association committees and task forces and hold Association or chapter office

Cost: $175 (includes chapter dues); Total $175
 or download a membership invitation by clicking here.



For income tax purposes, dues are not considered a charitable contribution.  If you or your organization is permitted to deduct your dues from gross income under the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, AFP estimates that 3.9% of your dues are not deductible due to AFP's advocacy efforts.