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About the IDEA Scholarship

This scholarship supports the chapter's commitment to IDEA by providing access to all that AFP offers both globally and locally.

At AFP Southern Colorado, we strive to build and support a membership that honors diversity of all kinds and amplifies diverse perspectives. We are offering scholarships for one year of membership in our chapter. Applications are now open and scholarships will be issued in 2022! Fundraising professionals of diverse identities and backgrounds and any experience level are eligible to apply; additionally, small organizations with annual budgets of less than $1 million and fundraising staffs of less than two people are also eligible to apply. Visit our application form below to apply and contact IDEA Committee Chair Debbie Swanson at with any questions! 


Applicants must complete the online scholarship application along with a current resume.  Applicants will be notified of the status of their application by the AFP SOCO IDEA Committee Chair. 

This scholarship is closed for 2022. Please check back again at the beginning of 2023 when we will accept a new round of applications!

This scholarship is funded by the AFP SOCO Chapter.

2021 Scholarship Recipient

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Joe Aldaz, Jr., President and CEO of the Colorado Springs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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Past IDEA Scholarship Recipients

2021 Winner: Joe Aldaz, Jr., President and CEO of the Colorado Springs Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

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