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AFP Greater Atlanta Chapter Honored as Friends of Diversity Chapter


Friends of Diversity Logo 2017


The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Atlanta Chapter has been named a 2017 Friends of Diversity Designation Chapter. 


Diversity Photo 2018


Every year, AFP honors chapters for achieving goals that align with key objectives in its long-range strategic plan.  Chapters receive the Friends of Diversity Designation for performing specific activities designed to increase diversity and inclusion within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.  Of the 244 chapters in AFP, 82 chapters received the 2017 Friends of Diversity Designation. 


The Fellows Program offers the opportunity to learn through interaction with peers that have significant fundraising experience (at least five years).  Mentors may advise on career paths, share information on regional development conferences and seminars or provide more detailed information relating to specific aspects of development.  The guidance and relationship overall will be guided primarily by the desires of the fellow.  The Fellows Program is intended to further the career skills and objectives of beginning/early development professionals or members new to the area.  It is not designated to provide long term or extensive organizational assistance. 

The 2018 application process is closed. We encourage you to check back in the fall for the 2019 applications. 


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May 17, 2018
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July 12, 2018
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September 13, 2018
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For more information on the Diversity Fellows/Mentor program, please contact Christian Murphy