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Friday, May 14, 2021

Although community service and an importance in compassion and charity is part of daily life....

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

AFP-UH Collegiate Chapter's Successful Philanthropic Project
The University of Houston’s AFP Collegiate Chapter just wrapped up its 2021 Philanthropic Project, a capstone project that......

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Here are 6 simple critical thinking questions that should be asked as you set up (or get invited) to a meeting......

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
Serving with AFP-GHC: A Take from Two Young Professional Board Members
As we sit and reflect on the past years serving alongside outstanding young and advanced professionals through the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Houston Chapter Board of Directors, we cannot help but smile.......

Monday, February 15, 2021
February marks Black History Month, a nationwide celebration for achievements led by African-Americans. This is a time for us to not only honor individuals who have made history, but to recognize those creating history here in the philanthropic fundraising community. AFP Houston will be sharing blogs centered on Black philanthropy and fundraisersIn this spotlight, board member Victor Brooks, discusses his vision for Black philanthropy.....

Thursday, February 4, 2021

To commemorate Black History Month, the Association of Fundraising Professionals - Greater Houston Chapter offers this list of local, national, and international sources to promote awareness of philanthropy in African-American communities and in Africa......

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Reflections on Serving on the AFP Houston Board 
When I decided that 2020 would be my last year on the AFP-GHC Board of Directors, I had no idea what this year would hold. None of us did, of course. I also never imagined, when I joined my first committee (finance) back in 2014, that I was about to embark on an experience that would change me both personally and professionally.....

Friday, December 11, 2020

What does CFRE certified mean to you? To me, the CFRE certification is an embodiment of the fundraiser’s dedication to making the world a better place......

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Announcing the AFP Houston 2021 Board Slate
AFP-GHC members,   2020 has been a year of uncertainty and we are grateful that you have stayed with us during...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Aledrian Kemp, AFP-UH President Represents Collegiate Chapter at AFP Lead
Three members of AFP Houston's Collegiate Chapter attended this year's virtual AFP ICON conference. Collegiate Chapter Pre...

Monday, September 21, 2020
We Want Your Feedback!
The Membership Committee wants your feedback! As we enter into fall, our chapter's goal is to provide you (our beloved mem...


Tuesday, September 8, 2020
2020 Diversity Scholarship
Diversity is one of the core values of the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Houston Chapter (AFP...


Tuesday, August 25, 2020
What’s next?
As we think about fundraising today and tomorrow what can we do to de-institutionalize our efforts? Our current structures...


Tuesday, July 14, 2020 
Thank you, Lucille's and Chef Chris Williams!
Chef Chris Williams from Lucille's restaurant joined our AFP Virtual Mixer. Chris started the event by showing us all how...

Monday, July 6, 2020
Our Path Forward
If you are like me, you are feeling the gravity of our world's current climate, while wrestling to understand and make sen...

Thursday, July 2, 2020
COVID-19 Tools and Resources
COVID-19 Resource Guide for Fundraising Professionals   We are constantly updating this page with new too...

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Resources From Hometown Talks: Bridging The Data
Thank you for tuning into our latest COVID-19 related webinar in partnership with CCS Fundraising , "Bridging The Dat...

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
AFP Global Benefits Call
Recently, AFP Global hosted a webinar for chapter leaders to learn more about the many benefits that AFP Global has to off...

Thursday, June 25, 2020
Notes from AFP Advanced Professionals Happy Hour, May 28, 2020
Q: How are you staying connected with your donors?   Lots of donor contact is through social media (Twitter, Fac...

Friday, June 12, 2020
A Recap – Hometown Talks: Engaging Your Board While Navigating COVID-19
Thank you for tuning into our latest COVID-19 related webinar, "Engaging Your Board While Navigating COVID-19." Special th...

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Statement on Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA)
The events we are all witnessing in Houston and around our country in the wake of racist acts are heartbreaking. It is evi...

Friday, May 29, 2020
A Recap – Hometown Talks: Planned Giving Amidst A Pandemic
Thank you for tuning into our latest COVID-19 related webinar offered in partnership with Charitable Gift Planners of Hous...

Thursday, May 28, 2020
Danger Zone
Goose: "No. No, Mav, this is not a good idea.”   Maverick: "Sorry, Goose, but it's time to bu...

Friday, May 15, 2020
A Recap - Hometown Talks: Rethinking Special Events When We Can’t Gather
Thank you for tuning into our latest COVID-19 related webinar, "Rethinking Special Events When We Can’t Gather." Special t...

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
A Recap - Hometown Talks: Pivoting to Next and Best Practices During and After COVID-19
Thank you for tuning into our latest COVID-19 related webinar, "Hometown Talks: Pivoting to Next and Best Practices During...