Who We Are

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), which represents more than 30,000 members in 200 chapters throughout the world, advances philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. AFP fosters the professional development of fundraising professionals and promotes ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For additional information you can visit the AFP website.

The New Jersey Chapter of AFP (AFP NJ), one of the largest chapters, is an individual member association that advances philanthropy through education, training and advocacy across the state. We base our programs and services on research, experience and the highest code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice.  Please contact us for more information.

Please visit AFP for information regarding the association’s Ethical Standards and Practices.

Mission Statement

AFP New Jersey, an association of professionals throughout NJ and the NY Metro area, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP NJ fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, and advocacy.

Vision

Fundraising is viewed as a credible and respected profession for civic betterment throughout the world.