Your membership includes benefits at both the global and local level. You can view a comprehensive benefit list to learn more or visit, and some are outlined below:

  • Monthly luncheons featuring educational programs on the latest fundraising topics.

  • Professional education courses at a discounted rate.

  • Blog posts featuring fundraising tips and Houston Chapter news.

  • Members-only area: This is where you can register online for monthly meetings and access a searchable membership dictionary.

  • Networking opportunities: There are plenty provided through volunteer leadership roles, socials, and special events.

  • Affinity groups: From a development book club to opportunities to connect with fundraising professionals in your specific field or geographic area, there is an affinity group for anyone and everyone. 

  • Mentorship program designed to develop fundraising management capabilities. The program matches experienced fundraising executives with those who are entering the field or who have a few years of experience.

  • Volunteer opportunities including assisting with IDEA initiatives, serving on committees within AFP-GHC, and working with our community and individuals. Serving the chapter is one of the most fulfilling aspects of your membership.

  • Access to scholarships: Our chapter is committed to providing opportunities for our members. For a full list of the scholarships we offer, please check out our scholarships page

New member orientations are held periodically. If you are interested in attending one of these to learn more about your membership benefits and meet some other chapter members, please email [email protected]