Mission Statement

AFP is an association of professionals throughout the world working to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy.


Vision Statement

AFP will be the recognized leader in the promotion of philanthropy by empowering fundraisers to serve humankind throughout the world.


Quality Statement

While striving to meet both the needs and expectations of its members and other constituents, AFP makes a commitment to excellence in providing the highest quality services and products.