2020 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference Scholarships

The Greater Dallas and Fort Worth Metro Chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are pleased to announce the availability of ten scholarships for the 2020 AFP DFW Philanthropy in Action Conference to be held on Friday, June 5, 2020. Each scholarship pays for the cost of full registration and lunch for one attendee.

How to Apply

Email your application by Friday, April 17, 2020 to .

Your application should include three attachments:

  • Completed Application Form
  • A one-page narrative discussing your involvement in the nonprofit sector, and an explanation of how the conference will benefit you and the organization for which you work. In this one page, please also include a statement on your organization's budget and why external funds are needed to support your conference attendance.
  • Proof of organization's tax-exempt status.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should be:

  • Currently a paid (staff) or non-paid (volunteer) or intern of a nonprofit organization in the state of Texas.
  • Have an interest in pursuing a career in the field of fundraising.
  • Spend a significant amount of time fundraising for a nonprofit organization.
  • Students who do not meet the above criteria but who have an interest in entering the fundraising field are eligible and encouraged to apply.

Preference is given to members of AFP and those with limited organizational funds available for training opportunities.

Award Notification

Applicants will be notified by Friday, April 24, 2020. Applicants who do not receive a scholarship will be eligible for the "early bird" conference registration fee. The scholarship is non-transferable.

Reporting

Within thirty days following the conference, awardees are required to provide a brief written statement about how the knowledge gained at the conference will be helpful to them and / or their organization.