Board Resolution on Diversity
Resolution on Diversity
The AFP Board of Directors formally adopted the following resolution on diversity at its October 25, 2002 meeting.
WHEREAS the mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is to enable people and organizations throughout the world to practice effective and ethical fundraising through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy; and,
WHEREAS AFP is committed to educating and encouraging its members and the non-profit sector to better serve their respective communities; and,
WHEREAS AFP defines diversity as the seeking and achieving of a broad representation of experiences, perspectives, opinions and cultures; and,
WHEREAS AFP values inclusiveness as an essential source of vitality and strength for the effective pursuit of an organization’s mission;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT AFP is committed to diversity as an ongoing proactive process in its governance, chapters, committees, membership, programs and activities.