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Have questions about your membership? The FAQs below should answer them. If you are seeking more information, please contact the Membership Services Department at AFP International Headquarters, (800) 666-3863.

Does my membership belong to me, or to the organization I work for?

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is an individual membership organization. Organizations cannot join; only individual fundraisers can become members.

Does my membership stay with me if I switch organizations?

Yes. Because membership is assigned to the individual, members keeps their membership if they switch jobs.

How do I renew my membership?

You will receive a letter before your membership expires. To renew, please send payment to IHQ or renew online at Please do not send payment to the chapter office; chapter dues should be sent with international dues to IHQ.

Can I transfer to another chapter if I move to a new city?

When you pay your membership dues, you will receive the member rate at events hosted by any chapter. To receive the member rate, make sure to provide your member number when you register.

How long does my membership last?

Your membership lasts 12 months, starting in the month you officially become a member.