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Scholarship Opportunities

Our AFP Southwest Florida Chapter is proud to help our members achieve knowledge and further develop their fundraising skills.

“I am so grateful for the scholarship to Planet Philanthropy. I needed just five more hours of continuing education for my CFRE application, and the conference put me over the top. I attended my first conference in Sarasota in 2008 and look forward to supporting next year’s conference as it returns to Sarasota. I volunteered this year, and it was nice to be useful while taking advantage of the programs at the same time. Great representation from our chapter! Thank you for the opportunity to participate.” Barb Lewis, Scholarship recipient.

The scholarship application is available for AFP Southwest Florida Chapter members for a variety of educational and training opportunities such as:

1.    Membership incentive (Let us help with your AFP membership dues)

2.    Fundraisers Forum  (All day, premier fundraising conference, sponsored by the Community Foundation of Sarasota)   

3.    Planet Philanthropy (Our annual state conference characterized by inspiring state and national speakers along with outstanding learning opportunities for all attendees.)

4.    AFP Chamberlain Scholarship (To help individuals serving nonprofit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy sponsors the Chamberlain Scholarship Program. The Chamberlain Scholarship honors the memory of Ralph E. Chamberlain, CFRE. AFP Chapters may name one grant recipient per year. The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy will cover the registration fee for Chamberlain Scholars.) 

Erin Kabinoff
Mote Marine Laboratory
Scholarship Chair