In order to promote gender and racial pay equity, AFP is leading the way and will be requiring salary ranges for all new positions posted on the AFP Global Job Board effective immediately.

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AFP is committed to the principles of inclusion, diversity, equity and access (IDEA) in the fundraising profession, the philanthropic sector and throughout all of society.

A Conversation With LGBTQ Fundraising Professionals (Recording: June 16, 2021)

Join us for a conversation with LGBTQ fundraisers as AFP continues its commitment to the values of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access in all its forms. Find out from our diverse panel of fundraisers what it’s like to be LGBTQ in the fundraising and nonprofit sectors. How do you negotiate being fully your authentic self with co-workers and donors who might be intentionally or unintentionally homophobic or transphobic? How are LGBTQ fundraisers especially adept at reading signals, risk assessment and building community? What are steps you can take as an LGBTQ fundraiser or ally to create a safer and more equitable workplace for LGBTQ colleagues not just during Pride Month but all year.

Panelists: Kelsey DeForest, Joshua Tobing, Penelope Poppers and Sunil Oommen.

AFP LEAD Emerging Leaders of Impact!

AFP members were invited to nominate emerging leaders of impact, with one selected to attend AFP LEAD VIRTUAL 2020 for free. AFP received so many incredible nominations, and ended up choosing Suhailah Waheed as our Emerging Leader of Impact awardee!

AFP LEAD Emerging Leaders of Impact! from AFP IHQ on Vimeo.

Our Goal for Fundraisers

AFP now has an opportunity—and a responsibility to not only invest in the areas of equity and access, but also to be leading the charge for all fundraisers to ensure AFP and the sector stay relevant not only to fundraisers, but to donors as well. We must take a comprehensive look at the barriers to professional equity and create resources to help tackle these issues.

One Program, Many Initiatives

The AFP IDEA Impact program will use a phased, multiyear approach to create initiatives focused on different diverse communities. Each initiative will have four components; research, education and training, support, and awareness geared towards effectively preparing the next generation of diverse fundraisers to lead the profession. The program and its initiatives will work to create a fundraising profession that is not only diverse, but inclusive and equitable.

The first initiative is the Women's Impact Initiative

Women's Impact Initiative

The Women’s Impact Initiative (WII) addresses and highlights specific issues and challenges that women in the fundraising profession face.

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