The 2017 Chamberlain Scholarship

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Monterey Bay Chapter are proud to offer a Chamberlain Scholarship to the 2017 International Conference on Fundraising.  The conference will be held in San Francisco, CA, April 30 - May 2, 2017 and is a wonderful opportunity to develop your skills and knowledge in fundraising. For more information about the conference, please visit The Chamberlain Scholarship covers the full cost of  registration for the International Conference for one individual. A supplemental $500 stipend for conference travel/lodging expenses will also be provided by AFPMB. Please fill out the application form and email it to The Chamberlain Scholarship for the Monterey Bay Chapter AFP will be selected based on the following criteria:
  • Candidate is employed as a fundraising professional or, if candidate is an executive director, a substantial amount of time is devoted to fundraising.
  • Candidate has never attended an AFP (or NSFRE) International Conference on Fundraising as a registered participant.
  • Candidate agrees to complete an online Evaluation Form about his or her experience at the International Conference.
  • Candidate will write a short summary on the International Conference for publication on the AFP Monterey Bay website  and e-newsletter.
Additional Information:
  • Application Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016.
  • Recipient of the Chamberlain Scholarship will be notified by Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
  • All Chamberlain Scholars qualify for the 'early bird' conference registration rate, regardless of when they register.  A registration fee of $10 is the responsibility of the recipient.
  • Chamberlain Scholars are responsible for registering themselves for the Conference and for making all travel and lodging arrangements by using a special Chamberlain Scholar Registration Form which will be provided.
  • The scholarship grant will be paid directly to the International Conference registration.
  • The $500 stipend provided by AFPMB will be paid as a reimbursement for valid travel/lodging expenses after the conference; receipts are required.
Click here to download the application form ______________________________________________________________ Our 2016 Chamberlain Scholarship recipient was Kate Mitchell Mehle, Director of Development at Big Sur Land Trust. You can read Kate's full conference report here. Check back soon for more details on the 2017 Chamberlain Scholarship.