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AFP Colorado Chapter, Denver, Colorado

The AFP Colorado Chapter began in the 1970s as the Colorado Association of Fund Raisers (CAFR). Now with over 300 members, the chapter offers educational luncheons, informal Coffee Chats, and the annual Rocky Mountain Philanthropy Institute (RMPI). An electronic newsletter, AFP Dialogues, is published throughout the year.

The work of the the AFP Colorado Chapter includes:

  • Serving fund development professionals through education;
  • Supporting the community as an expert on philanthropic giving;
  • Providing advocacy to the Colorado community on the role and importance of fund development in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector; and
  • Promoting and practicing ethical fund raising.

AFPCC is committed to excellence in providing the highest quality of services and products for our members and other constituents. We are responsive to needs and strive to exceed expectations.


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