ELIGIBILITY
 
  • be responsible for fundraising for a 501(c)(3) organization
    (at least 50% time)
  • demonstrate financial need. Strong consideration will be given to applicants from organizations with operating budgets that are less than $500,000 per year.
  • have never attended an AFP or NSFRE International Conference
  • be a member of AFP of Northwest Arkansas
  • be willing to serve on a chapter committee as a condition of receiving the scholarship
  • applicants can apply for both scholarships- but only one scholarship will be awarded per person
 
APPLICATION PROCESS
 
Once eligible, submit the completed application by August 31, 2020.  You will be notified by October 15, 2020 regarding the scholarship committee's decision.  
 
SCHOLARSHIP BENEFITS
 
Winning scholarship recipients must submit their application for AFP membership in the appropriate membership category directly to AFP International. AFP NWA will reimburse recipients or recipient organization.

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES

Airfare, lodging (3-4 days), ground transportation and meals are estimated to cost $1,500.00.

***This is only an estimate, it may cost more or less, depending on airfare and hotel rates at the time  

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* 1. Applicant's Contact Information

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* 2. I am a current member of Association of Fundraising Professionals NWA

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* 3. Which conference scholarship are you applying for? 

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* 4. Organization's annual budget

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* 5. Organization's annual development budget

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* 6. Organization continuing education/professional development budget

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* 7. Percentage of time spent fundraising in current position

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* 8. Length of time fundraising for present organization

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* 9. Total years in fundraising

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* 10. Need statement:
Please provide a brief statement describing why you and/or your organization would benefit from the an AFP NWA Chapter Scholarship.

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* 11. Applicant's Certification
I am employed as a full-time fundraising professional or spend at least 50% of my time fundraising for a nonprofit. I have never attended an NSFRE/AFP International Conference, and I am currently a member of AFP of Northwest Arkansas.

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* 12. Supervisor’s Authorization
I verify that my supervisor is aware and approves my application. Additionally my supervisor gives me permission to attend AFPICON in the Spring of 2020.  My organization will be providing additional financial support as needed for me to attend AFPICON.

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* 13. I understand that as a condition of receiving this scholarship, I will be required to serve on an AFP committee: (MUST check at least one):

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