Upcoming Events

Dec 11

Triggered Digital for Increased Engagement

The leadership team from M&C will share strategies

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Dec 16

Managing the Ask...Essential Steps When Soliciting Major Donors

Diane walks her audience through the process of managing the “ask”, starting with prospect identification and ending with how to handle saying “thank you”.

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Mar 11

Fundraising 101/102

Join AFP St. Louis for two half-day virtual learning sessions and dialogue about the basics of fundraising.

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Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access resources

The AFP St. Louis IDEA Committee brings you this living document as a place to channel and direct your energy to improve our region. You are visiting this page because you a) are angry b) are tired of the status quo c) are ready to act to realize equity, fight racism, discrimination, and make our community a better place for everyone. [Read More]

AFP St. Louis Chapter's Stance against racial injustice

We know this is a dark and difficult time for so many members of the St. Louis area and communities all across our country. These past several weeks and months have brought unprecedented change and unforeseen impacts to not only the nonprofit sector, but to our society as a whole. Inequities and fear brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, coupled with the racism, extreme rhetoric and violence currently dominating our airwaves and social media channels, are devastating for our colleagues, neighbors, friends and communities. [Read More]

COVID-19 Resources

AFP has compiled a list of resources for you.  If there is a topic you would like to know more about, please email us at [email protected] and we will see what we can find for you.


At AFP St. Louis, we are committed to promoting philanthropy in our region and strengthening local nonprofits. We do this by empowering dedicated people like you to do their best work.

Together with AFP International, we promote high ethical standards in the fundraising profession here in St. Louis and throughout the world. Our local AFP chapter is one of the largest, most active in the nation. We seek to foster your development and growth as a fundraising professional at every stage of your career.

As you explore our website, we hope you will learn more about the benefits of being an AFP Member, the programs we offer, and ways you can get involved in our local chapter.

Thank you for your interest in the St. Louis Chapter of AFP. We’re happy you’re here.

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