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Welcome to the AFP Connecticut Chapter

AFP Connecticut Chapter has more than 200 members and is part of the International Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) representing more than 30,000 members in 230 chapters throughout the world. AFP members work to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. They foster development and growth of fundraising professionals and promote high ethical standards in the profession.

Monthly Scheduled Program:  November 14th, 2014.

Join us for National Philanthropy Day as we celebrate the "Best of State". Held at the Omni Hotel New Haven, this awards breakfast will celebrate those who have helped change lives in our community through their fundraising and philanthropic efforts. For more information and to register, visit

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Nov 25 - Events Fundraiser-Part time
The Conn. Health I-Team (, an in-depth news health and safety website launched in December 2010, seeks a part-time events fundraiser to lead C-HIT’s fundraising efforts. ... more >
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art seeks a Membership Coordinator to provide excellent customer service and administrative support to the Museum’s important core audience, its members and auxiliaries. Responsibilities also include membership data entry and planning, coordination and managing logistics and calendar for selected general membership events. ... more >
Oct 20 - Assistant Director of Development
The Assistant Director of Development will: cultivate and solicit a variety of community audiences including home health clients,bereaved family members of hospice patients, next of kin of Masonicare residents,corporations and businesses, community organizations, Masonicare employees, and other friends for support of Masonicare annual giving programs and special events. The Assistant Director will plan and execute Masonicare fundraising events and appeals as assigned, with responsibility for meeting sponsorship, event registration, and other fundraising goals; recruiting, training, and managing volunteers and committee members; as well as coordinating special event logistics. ... more >
Oct 2 - Development Officer-Corporate and Foundations
The Development Officer will be expected to develop a caseload of 75-100 active corporate and foundation prospects and devise and execute strategies for soliciting these prospects. This individual will also be expected to initiate contacts with potential donors. He/she will also be expected to work in a collegial manner in creating and implementing strategies for cultivation, solicitation and closure, and will collaborate with the Senior Development Team to set and achieve annual fundraising and activity goals. ... more >
Nov 25 - Conference Papers: Diverse Communities in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration's Partnership Project along with the AFP ON, Greater Toronto Chapter and AFP ON, Ottawa Chapter coordinated a series of twelve conferences for fundraising professionals, donors and volunteers to develop a greater understanding of the giving traditions and charitable interests of these diverse communities in Ontario. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Nov 19 - Joy McKee Becomes ACFRE Number 102
In October, Joy McKee, manager of annual and special giving at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey, became the 102nd person to earn ACFRE certification. ... more >
January 15, 2015 - AFP CT Program
March 19, 2015 - AFP CT Workshop
May 21, 2015 - AFP CT Program
September 17, 2015 - AFP CT Program
October 15, 2015 - AFP CT Workshop