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AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

Diverse Communities Scholarship Program

posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017 by Katie Hop

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is pleased to once again offer the Diverse Communities Scholarship program for members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Fundraising Conference in New Orleans, LA, April 15-17, 2018.  The application process will open September 1 – October 31, 2017. 

Scholarships will be offered in each of three categories provided the category achieves sufficient funding. The AFP Foundation offers our donors the opportunity to direct their gifts to one of the following categories:  

  • The General Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who identify themselves as members of the AFP diversity community of fundraising professionals.
  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants who are members of the AFP GLBT diverse community of fundraising professionals.
  • The African-American Diversity Scholarship Fund – reserved for applicants of the AFP African-American diverse community of fundraising professionals.

AFP is pleased to offer $1,500 scholarships ($799 conference registration fee + some travel expenses) for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. Below is a link to the AFP Diversity Scholarship Application form, which resides in the Diversity section at http://www.afpnet.org/. 

http://www.afpnet.org/Audiences/ChapterNewsDetail.cfm?ItemNumber=26231

AFP would appreciate your distributing this opportunity to the colleagues in your personal and professional networks.

Deadline for application submission is October 31, 2017. Selected candidates will be notified by email by December 1, 2017.

Should you have questions about the AFP the Diversity Scholarships Campaign, please contact Heba Mahmoud at hmahmoud@afpnet.org