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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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Dec 11 - Advancement Assistant
The Senior Administrative Assistant, Advancement provides a wide range of comprehensive and high level administrative, database, and reporting support to the Deputy Director for Advancement, the members of the Advancement team, including membership, annual fund, stewardship, and special events, and the Gallery’s Director. The ideal candidate will have B.A.; experience within museum or art institutions; Experience with Yale DARCY database, Raiser’s Edge, and/or The Museum System (TMS). ... more >
Dec 5 - Assistant Director of Advancement Services
The Assistant Director of Advancement Services is responsible for supervision and management of the administrative and support functions and operations of the Office of Advancement. The Assistant Director is primarily responsible for the ongoing maintenance and integrity of the Advancement database. ... more >
Dec 1 - Director of Donor Development
The Director of Donor Development manages all aspects of Connecticut Landmarks’ donor development program including Events, Annual Fund, Membership, Corporate Sponsorship, Foundation and Government Support and Planned Giving. ... more >
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 >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... 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