This scholarship will financially assist with your one-year membership to the AFP International association as well as to the local AFP - Greater Houston chapter. The Association of Fundraising Professionals exists to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals and the profession. Being a member provides you a gateway into the Associations' resources.

Deadline: 1st of the Month

Awards: We award grants that cover the cost of annual dues for AFP International; the recipient is responsible for paying the local chapter dues ($70).  

Requirement after Award/Membership:

  • Volunteer and join a committee of their choice. This may be a standing or ad hoc committee.
  • Recruit at least one new member
  • Write and submit an article to the Scholarship Chair for the Chapter’s newsletter about your experience.

 ** This is the one scholarship that you do not need to be a current AFP member to apply**

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2020 Diversity Scholarship Application

In support of AFP Houston’s 2020 Racial Equity Initiate, we would like to offer eight (8) scholarships to fundraising professionals who identify as people of color to join our chapter.  Scholarship requirements: 

  • Not currently a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
  • Must identify as a person of color currently employed with a nonprofit organization, and at least 50% of your time is devoted to fundraising.
  • Must commit to serving on the IDEA committee for 1 year.
  • Must provide a narrative stating why you are asking for the scholarship and what you expect to gain from becoming a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals- Greater Houston Chapter
  • Deadline to apply is October 31, 2020

Apply Here for a Diversity Scholarship