The Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has worked to advance ethical and effective fundraising throughout its region since 1986. The majority of its members represent organizations in Lehigh and Northampton counties. Its approximately 150 members are active professionals in the development, public relations, nonprofit management, and fundraising consulting fields.
Advancing philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy.
Fundraising is viewed as a credible and respected profession for civic betterment in eastern Pennsylvania.
Chapter Core Values
Philanthropy, inclusiveness, excellence, integrity and credibility, collaboration, and service responsiveness.