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PROFESSIONAL – $250.00 + $100 AFP Golden Gate dues = $350
Open to persons ho hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services (Members outside these two countries may join in this category as a volunteer fundraiser); subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards ("Code") and its bylaws; promote the Donor Bill of Rights; and are employed or have been employed by an institution or organization that provides benefits to society.


ASSOCIATE – $250.00 + $100 AFP Golden Dates dues = $350
 
May be extended to persons who are engaged in fields related to fundraising, volunteers, or those who have mutual interests with fundraising professionals, and who subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws; and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.

YOUNG PROFESSIONAL – $95 (includes AFP Golden Gate dues)
Open to persons who hold some degree of responsibility directly for fundraising, work within the U.S. and Canada and are compensated for their services, and are 30 years old or younger, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and its bylaws and promote the Donor Bill of Rights and be employed, or have been employed by an organization that provides benefits to society.

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION – Large - starts at $2,000
Open to nonprofit organizations who wish to have multiple members in AFP. The organization will designate a minimum of eight (8) to receive Professional member benefits.  The memberships may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization.  Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights. 

NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION – Small - $150.00 (Includes AFP Golden Golden Gate Dues)
Open to nonprofit organizations who can answer yes to all the following criteria: 

1. An operating budget of less than $1,000,000
2. A fundraising department with less than two (2) Full time equivalent (FTE) staff
3. Individually incorporated or otherwise organized as a separate entity in the laws of the specific country; and
4. Not affiliated with a larger institution supporting their operations.

The organization will designate one fundraising professional to receive the benefits offered in this membership category.  The membership may be transferred to another individual if the original member leaves the organization.  Must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.  Limit one membership per organization. 

RETIRED – $75 + $100 AFP Golden Gate dues = $175
 
Retired membership in the Association shall be open to individuals who no longer practice as paid fundraising professionals but who, at the time they seek Retired Member status, have been Professional members of the Association for the immediate past five consecutive years and subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.

BUSINESS MEMBERS – Executive Circle - $5,000, Endorser - $1,500
Business membership in the Association shall be open to for-profit organizations whose work complements the fundraising profession. The Executive Circle Business member shall be entitled to designate two employees to receive full benefits as Associate members of the Association.  Endorser Business Members shall be entitled to designate one employee to receive full benefits as an Associate member of the Association. The designated individuals, as well as the organization which constitutes the Business member, must subscribe to the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards and promote the Donor Bill of Rights.