Association of Fundraising Professionals Triangle, NC Chapter

Triangle Chapter Scholarships

One of the benefits of belonging to the AFP Triangle is your eligibility to apply for and receive a scholarship to a number of chapter events and conferences. You’ve probably heard about our scholarships for the AFP International Conference, but you may not be aware of the other scholarship opportunities offered by our chapter. If you are not currently a member, we offer membership scholarships as well!

Please review the scholarship opportunities and download the scholarship application to fill out and submit. Please contact our Scholarships Chair, Christina Gonzalez at with any questions.

Click here to read the Application Process & Criteria

Apply Now! Scholarship Application

Chamberlain Scholarship for AFP International Conference
The Chamberlain Scholarship provided by AFP International is for a first time attendee to the AFP International Conference who regularly attends monthly meetings and commits to serve on a committee in the future. In addition to covering the registration fee to attend the conference AFP Triangle will also include $500 toward travel and hotel related expenses.

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017

Contact Christina Gonzalez at for more information. Conference website:
AFP Membership Scholarships
AFP Triangle will award scholarships available annually for membership in AFP. You must meet two of the four following criteria to be eligible. 

  • Currently employed at a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in the Triangle area
  • Attended two AFP Triangle events within the previous 12 months prior to submitting application
  • Currently serve on a Board of a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization
  • Previous work experience within the last three years at a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Young Professional Memberships

$75 each

Full Memberships

$300 each
2017 Recipients: Agyei Ekundayo, Angela Powell 

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To see the details of each category, click here.
NC Philanthropy Conference Scholarships
AFP Triangle offers five available scholarships to attend the AFP North Carolina Philanthropy Conference to assist members whose organizations have limited funding to support continuing education and professional development. Please note that priority will be given to those applicants who have not received an AFP scholarship within the last year.

Application Deadline: August 3, 2017

For more information, visit the Conference Website. If you have any questions about applying, you may contact AFP Triangle Scholarships Chair, Christina Gonzalez,
Professional Development Scholarships
CFRE Certification Scholarship
One scholarship will be made available annually by the AFP Triangle to cover costs related to the survey course or the exam. This scholarship will cover expenses up to $350.
  • Applicant must meet the experience requirements to be eligible for CFRE certification.
  • Applicant must submit a one-page summary to the AFP chapter office noting demonstrated need.
  • Individual must be active in the Triangle AFP chapter and attend meetings on a regular basis.
  • Application Deadline: July 14, 2017

CFRE Refresher Course

One scholarship of $150 will be made available by the AFP Triangle to put towards the course. 

Fundamentals of Fundraising Scholarship
One scholarship will be made available annually by the Triangle Chapter of AFP to cover costs related to the Fundamentals of Fundraising course. The scholarship will cover half the cost of the full course for a member up to $195.