Fundraising Organizations and Resources
The Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) advances philanthropy by fostering growth and development of fundraising professionals in order to practice effective and ethical fundraising.
AFP Description and Purpose
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 30,000 members in more than 200 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For more information or to join the world’s largest association of fundraising professionals check out the International AFP website. www.afpnet.org
N.C. Center for Nonprofits
The mission of the N.C. Center for Nonprofits is to serve, promote, and represent the nonprofit sector and strengthen nonprofits’ effectiveness as they improve North Carolina’s quality of life. www.ncnonprofits.org
Triangle Community Foundation
Triangle Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand philanthropy in Wake, Durham, Orange, and Chatham counties of North Carolina. www.trianglecf.org
The Philanthropy Journal delivers news, information and opinion about charitable giving, fundraising and management, focusing in particular on organizational effectiveness, donor engagement and collaboration. www.philanthropyjournal.org
North Carolina Planned Giving Council, Inc.
NCPGC is a non-profit organization created to promote charitable giving throughout North Carolina by serving as the voice and professional resource for the charitable gift planning community. Members advance their professional expertise, develop networks, and build support among allied professionals. www.ncpgc.org
As stewards of the public trust, Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International certifies fundraising professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, skills and commitment to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in serving the philanthropic sector. www.cfre.org