Association of Fundraising Professionals
Central Pennsylvania Chapter

Central PA Chapter





The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the leading organization for professionalism in fundraising and has helped thousands of fundraisers to efficiently and ethically raise philanthropic dollars by increasing their fundraising skills and knowledge. 

AFP represents over 30,000 members in 200 chapters in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and China working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education, and certification programs.

Most AFP members are members of the nearest local chapter for the benefit of networking and mentoring.  The Central Pennsylvania Chapter was founded in 1980.

For further information please contact June Mansberger, Administrator, at 717-
574-3957 or email 


Friday, October 17, 2014

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
148 Sheraton Drive
New Cumberland, PA 17070

Keynote Speaker: Laura Fredricks, Expert on "The Ask"

Today more than ever, people on all levels of fundraising need to ASK for gifts, and in the right way. Join Laura and learn her successful techniques on how To ASK for any amount for any purpose for anyone. She will share her very practical, successful, and winning advice and stories that will energize and inspire you to raise the money you need now and well into the future.

Capstone Speaker: Kevin King, Executive Director of Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS)

Does the flap of a butterfly’s wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas? Kevin will conclude the conference by sharing his personal insight and encouragement on how small acts of kindness cascade for good. His words will offer inspiration for every professional immersed in the fundraising field.

Sponsored by Members 1st Federal Credit Union
In Partnership with Susquehanna Valley Planned Giving Council

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Ten Star Award
The Ten Star award is awarded by the Association of Fundraising Professional International Headquarters.  The award recognizes the chapter’s demonstrated leadership in serving as a model for all chapters to emulate in accomplishing the AFP goals for increasing professionalism and ethical practice in fundraising and public awareness of philanthropy.

Mission Statement
The Central PA Chapter is committed to advancing philanthropy through education, training and advocacy.

Vision Statement
The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Central Pennsylvania Chapter - will be the professional development resource for fundraisers and the broader community, valued as Central Pennsylvania's leading champion of philanthropy.

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





Chapter Information:

Barb Taylor, CFRE
American Red Cross
(717) 845-2751 ext 1669

Vice President of Membership
Patti Bucek
Harrisburg Regional Chamber & CREDC
(717) 213-5030 or (717) 319-7984

Vice President of Education
(Monthly Educational Programs)
Dee Baker, MS, CFRE
Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence

(717) 545-6400, Ext. 189

Chair, Ways and Means Committee
(Sponsorship Opportunities)
Larry Aubrey
United Disabilities Services
(717) 715-8763

Chapter Administrator
June Mansberger
622 Darby Court
Hummelstown, PA 17036-7202
Phone: (717) 574-3957
Fax: (717) 256-8493



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