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Membership in GLAC

What Benefits Can AFP GLAC Offer You?

  • Ready Reference series: Series of mini brochures on developing fundraising policies and procedures, special events, consulting, establishing a development office, capital campaigns, hiring a new development director, donor files, building an effective board.

  • Inspiration for meeting the challenges of today: AFP’s Fundraising in a Difficult Economy and Online Fundraising Survival Kit brings together the best advice from fundraisers around the world on how to connect with donors in the current environment.

  • Specific and individualized knowledge to advance your fundraising department: AFP’s Fundraising Resource center responds to your unique requests with articles, resources and samples that give you what you need as well as special AFP conferences and events focus on the increasingly important specializations within the field.

  • The best training and education in the field: AFP offers a myriad of continuing educational opportunities for all fundraisers, regardless of experience level of specialty, and can help you attain your certification to demonstrate your commitment to and expertise in the profession.

  • New ideas and latest trends in the profession: Between our weekly eWire/eWire Skill Builder, the bi-monthly Advancing Philanthropy and our constantly updated website, AFP keeps you current on happenings and innovations that will affect you now and in the future.

  • Networking with colleagues and access to experts in the field: AFP Web conferences let you hear from the most experienced practioners in fundraising, and online forums let you talk directly with fundraisers with a wealth of practical, how-to-knowledge. Networking through your local chapter can bring new opportunities every day!

  • Benchmarks for success and future growth: AFP research data, such as the State of Fundraising Survey and Compensations and Benefits Analysis, how you and your organization stack up in the profession and how to proceed to find even greater success.

  • Opportunities for networking and learning from other committed professionals like you: Each month, AFP GLAC hosts a monthly luncheon or local round table. Before each monthly luncheon, there is always an educational seminar targeting an area of advancement.

 

Individual Membership Criteria

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. $250.00 plus chapter dues.

Young Professional. 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. $75 includes chapter dues.

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. $250.00 plus chapter dues.

Click here to download an individual membership application.

Nonprofit Organizational Membership – Large: 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. Starting at $2,000.00 for eight members.

Click here to download a large nonprofit organization application.

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

  1. An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
  2. A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
  3. Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
  4. 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. $150.00 includes chapter dues.

Click here to download the small nonprofit organization application.


Membership Fees
Membership Category
Association
Chapter Total
Professional
$250
$100
$350
Young Professional
$50
$25
$75
Associate
$250
$120
$370
Small Nonprofit $100 $50 $150