About Us

Our Mission:

The mission of AFP Monterey Bay is to foster the development and growth of fundraising professionals while also promoting the highest standards for ethical and professional practice.


Chapter History:

AFP Monterey Bay was founded in 1993. Its purpose is to advance the professionalism of individuals working in all fields of development and fundraising, especially at the administrative decision making level, through local networking, education, training, and national & statewide lobbying efforts.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals and organizations that generate philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable institutions.

Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its 31,000 members in more than 240 chapters throughout the world. AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that have generated over $1 trillion worldwide. AFP’s individual and organizational members raise over $115 billion annually.