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AFP Foundations for Philanthropy:
United States and Canada

About the Foundations

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The AFP Foundations for Philanthropy enhance philanthropy and volunteerism through programs of education, research, and service that benefit those who lead, serve and support nonprofit institutions. The purpose of the Foundations is to generate the resources to fund strategic initiatives that advance ethical and effective fundraising.

• Learn more:  AFP Foundation for Philanthropy | AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada

Chapter IMPACT Campaign 2014

CIC logoThe AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is pleased to introduce the Chapter IMPACT Campaign (formerly the Chapter Treasury Campaign) and to ask your chapter to get involved. Besides a new name, we’re excited to provide your chapter with the opportunity to make a chapter-directed gift that supports one or more of the strategic initiatives that mean the most to your members:

• Research and Innovation
• Capacity Building for the Foundation
• Professional Education and Career Development
• Diverse Communities Scholarship Program

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New Individual Giving Program Launched March 23 by US Foundation

BTC logoBE the CAUSE Campaign replaces Every Member Campaign

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy launched the BE the CAUSE Campaign (formerly Every Member) during AFP’s International Conference on Fundraising in San Antonio on March 23, 2014.
The AFP Foundation has created an online Chapter Campaign toolkit with a variety of resources that can be used by chapter foundation development chairs for in-person, email or direct mail cultivation and solicitation activities. Download the Guidebook first to see all of the materials including a short animated video, a PowerPoint presentation, a brochure, solicitation letter templates, an insert, postcard, table tent cards, sample email solicitation copy, and a BE the CAUSE website:


• AFP/AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Case for Support
• The Steward Newsletter: Spring 2014 | Fall 2013 | Spring 2013 | Fall 2012 | Spring 2012Archives
• AFP Foundation Development Chair's Email: April 2014 | March 2014 | January 2014
AFP Foundation Development Chairs Quarterly Newsletter: Summer 2014 Spring 2014Winter 2014 | 2013 End-of-Year
AFP Annual Reports: 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 |  2008 | All

Forms and Documents

2014 AFP Foundation Donor and Chapter Forms

How to Give to the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy

Thank you for supporting the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy through the 2014 Be the Cause Campaign. Your gift will make a difference by helping the Foundation generate the resources needed to fund strategic initiatives that advice ethical and effective fundraising.

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