Member Benefits

AFP is the largest professional fundraising association in the world. Your membership will provide a host of local benefits through AFP Golden Gate (chapter), including both information resources tailored to our region and regular opportunities for face-to-face engagement with other professionals. In addition, you will enjoy a robust suite of educational and other career advancement benefits from AFP International.

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AFP Golden Gate Benefits

Member rate registration for professional programs: Leading Edge Forum Series, Breakfast of Champions Series, Masterclass Series, Alliance Workshops, and Digital Workshops--each earns 1.5-3.0 CFRE credits.
Access to AFP Unplugged, a fun, informal monthly event for members--no host drinks and appetizers are enjoyed in San Francisco, Oakland and Marin eating-drinking venues.
Member rate access to The Mentor Program, where senior practitioners match with professionals seeking to expand skills and experience.
Free access to AFP International’s series of webinars by nationally known experts—each session earns 1.5 CFRE credits at a savings of $159.
Member rate registration for AFP Golden Gate Celebrates National Philanthropy Day.
Member rate job listings in the popular Job Bank.
Members-only registration in the Consultants Directory, promoted by AFP Golden Gate and Silicon Valley. 
Special invitations and discounts to AFP-sponsored events produced by collegial organizations.
Member rate registration to the CFRE Review Course.
Access to members-only events, e.g. the Annual Members Meeting & Reception.
Opportunities to sharpen leadership skills and expand networks by serving on chapter committees and work on special projects.

The chapter dues of $100 per year are automatically included in your total AFP membership dues.

AFP International Benefits

AFP Resource Center, an online treasure trove of fundraising resources, including “Hot Topic” overviews of emerging trends; toolkits and other hands-on training materials; a library of research reports and white papers; comprehensive coverage of nonprofit technology; and much, much more.
Free access to online discussion groups.
eWire weekly electronic newsletter, covering the most important national and international trends in fundraising.
Advancing Philanthropy, the bi-monthly journal (available in print or online) that offers in-depth coverage of the most important developments in the nonprofit sector.
Discounts on goods and services offered by partners such as Goldmail Email Marketing, Giving USA, Indiana University Center on Philanthropy, HEP Matching Gift Tools, and more.
One of the most powerful benefits of membership is AFP is the opportunity for professional growth through service. If you would like to join an AFP Committee (either Golden Gate Chapter or AFPI), please contact

Do it for yourself! AFP's educational, networking, and career planning programs will take you where you want to go.