Chamberlain Scholarship Program

The Chamberlain Scholarship program honors Ralph E. Chamberlain, CFRE. Mr. Chamberlain had a long and distinguished career of service to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), beginning in the 1960s when the organization was formed as the National Society of Fund Raisers (NSFR), through the late 1970s when the name was changed to the National Society of Fundraising Executives (NSFRE), and until his death in 1999. Mr. Chamberlain’s dedication to the organization we now know as AFP never faltered in his long volunteer career with the Association. Because of his long-time support of the Foundation’s annual fund and generous planned gift, the AFP Board of Directors renamed their Conference Scholar Program in 2000 to honor Mr. Chamberlain’s memory and commitment to the Association.

The AFP Foundation offers every AFP chapter (in accord) one Chamberlain Scholarship, which covers the recipient’s conference registration, minus a $10 processing fee, to AFP ICON Conference. The scholarship is available to individuals who have never attended an AFP international conference.

The Chamberlain Scholarship covers the full cost of registration for the International Conference for one individual. AFP Monterey Bay Chapter offers an additional supplemental stipend of $1,000 for conference travel/lodging expenses.

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