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The Chamberlain Scholarship

Helping you get to the AFP International Fundraising Conference!

Discuss. Teach. Learn.

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The AFP International Fundraising Conference is held each spring and brings more than 4,000 fundraising professionals together to discuss, teach, and learn about new development issues. It offers more than 150 educational sessions designed to serve the development needs of participants from entry level to highly experienced. The Conference exhibit hall features over 300 vendors.

2018 Scholarship Information

About the Chamberlain Scholarship

If you have never attended an AFP International Conference on Fundraising because it was cost-prohibitive, consider applying for the 2018 Chamberlain Scholarship. This scholarship defrays the cost for first-time conference attendees, no matter the longevity of your AFP membership (you must be a current AFP member and employed at a nonprofit as a fundraising professional or an executive director).

The scholarship covers the conference registration fee, minus a $10 processing fee, to attend the 2018 AFP International Fundraising Conference (New Orleans, LA on April 15-17, 2018). All other expenses associated with attending the conference (travel, hotel, meals, etc.) are the responsibility of the scholarship recipient. This scholarship is given by the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Southern Colorado Chapter.

Application Deadline

Applications were due October 17th, 2017. 

Our 2017 Chamberlain Scholarship Recipient

We are excited to announce that Carissa Gump, MPA, Foundation Director at the National Strength and Conditioning Association, has been selected as the Chamberlain Scholar for 2017!

A Note from 2017 Chamberlain Scholarship Recipient, Carissa Gump

"The opportunity to attend the 2017 AFP International Fundraising Conference was a tremendous experience. I enjoyed the ability to network with development professionals … The knowledge that I gained from attending the conference has most definitely made me a stronger fundraising professional."

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