Professional Development Scholarships
Did you know that the Silicon Valley Chapter of AFP consists of nearly 300 members working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs? Did you also know that there are a variety of Professional Development Scholarships available to you as a member of AFP SVC?
Last year scholarships totaling $4,732 were awarded to chapter members from small, medium and large organizations all throughout our community. Scholarships were given to help underwrite the cost of local trainings as well as the AFP International Conference and other programs like the Chapter Mentorship Program and CFRE Study Guide.
"As a past scholarship recipient and current member of the Professional Development Funds committee, I encourage every member to explore the assortment of scholarship opportunities for professional development." Chelsey Piasentin Souza, CFRE
For questions please call (408) 744-0412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
AFP Foundation Chamberlain Scholarship
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy annually awards one Chamberlain Scholarship to each AFP chapter for an individual to attend the prestigious AFP International Conference. The scholarship is named for Ralph Chamberlain, who was instrumental in starting the Association of Fundraising Professionals organization.
The Chamberlain Scholarship is designed to help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising. The scholarship supports attendance at the AFP International Conference; a place to gain insight from industry and world leaders, and a chance to learn breakthrough fundraising tactics.
AFP Chamberlain Scholarship applications are taken in late September/early October of each year. Please check back then.