Welcome to AFP DC!

AFP DC is the leading organization for fundraisers in the nation’s capital. We are the largest U.S. chapter of AFP International and the only organization committed to equipping and empowering fundraisers in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

The mission of AFP DC is to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

A world of generosity and social good where fundraisers are recognized and celebrated as valuable agents of change.


Please save Monday, November 15th for the NPD Awards Virtual Watch Party. Our thanks to Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC for sponsoring the IDEA Exemplar Award, to MedStar Health for sponsoring the Philanthropist of the Year Award, to Spark Point Fundraising for sponsoring the Rising Star Fundraiser Award, to Friends of AFP DC for sponsoring the Fundraiser of the Year Award, and to Paul Yeghiayan, CFRE, for sponsoring the Youth Group Fundraiser of the Year Award. NPD sponsorship provides massive exposure for your organization. Be sure to visit our prospectus for more information about sponsoring one of the three remaining awards.

NPD Prospectus


As the only organization in the Washington, DC metropolitan area committed to the professional development of all fundraisers, regardless of industry or sector, we foster a vibrant philanthropic community through the delivery of cutting-edge educational resources, peer-to-peer learning and engagement opportunities through volunteer opportunities!


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