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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.


Principles of Fundraising Certificate Program

  • May 20, 27, June 3, 10 & 17 
  • Click Here for more details.

AFP CT Chapter Annual Networking Reception   EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED

June Network Event

  •      Thursday, June 18 
  •      5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
  •      Eli's on Whitney - Hamden, CT
  •      Member: $20 / $30 at the door
  •      Non-Member: $25 / $35 at the door

Due to scheduling conflicts we are postponing this event.  

For those who have already registered, be on the lookout for communications from our Chapter Administrator regarding refunding the registration fee.  We look forward to seeing you at our September program and the networking reception later this year. 

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the Chapter Administrator at

CFRE Review Course 

  • July 30 & 31
  • Location: 

University of New Haven (Bergami Hall Classroom)
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT  

  • $390 for AFP Members  /  $490 for Non-Members
  • Click Here for Online Registration!

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