AFP Utah Membership Scholarships

Each fall, AFP Utah accepts applications for individual scholarships for AFP membership to be offered for the next calendar year. Please check back in September 2020 for the current application link.


Scholarship recipients will receive a free AFP membership (up to $250 value per scholarship) for one year, free registration to our Fundraising Day or Fundamentals of Fundraising day conference (whichever year it falls on), and member discount rates to all of AFP Utah's workshops for a year.

Scholarships focus on and are open to:

  • Young professionals under the age of 30, or
  • Those working at smaller sized nonprofit organizations with an annual operating budget less than $1 million.

Only one winner per organization per year.

Recipients will be selected by our nominations committee and notified in December 2020, with a public announcement event taking place in January 2021.

Individuals interested in applying should read the requirements below and complete the online scholarship application form before November 1, 2020.


  1. Recipients agrees to pay the local Utah chapter dues of $50.
  2. Recipients agrees to serve on an AFP Utah committee for a year.
  3. Recipients agrees to sign a waiver for photo and video promo usage.
  4. Recipients agrees to write a thank you note to our underwriting sponsors.
  5. Recipients agrees to volunteer at the Utah Philanthropy Day event and represent AFP Utah.
  6. Recipients agrees to participate in scholarship award event.
  7. Recipients agrees to write a testimonial or blog post at the end of the year describing how the scholarship benefited your professional growth and career


AFP Utah Conference Scholarships

Thanks to our generous sponsors, AFP Utah is able to offer scholarships each year to underwrite costs to our Fundraising Day Conference and Fundamentals of Fundraising Day Conference.  Please visit each of our conference webpages to see upcoming dates and scholarship application instructions.


Chamberlain Scholarships

AFP Utah Chapter is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2020 AFP Foundation Chamberlain Scholarship Award to attend the annual AFP International Fundraising Conference. This program is designed to help individuals serving non-profit organizations develop their knowledge and skill in fundraising.The AFP Chamberlain Scholarship will cover the registration fee for the AFP 57th International Fundraising Conference in Baltimore, MD, March 29-31, 2020 and the recipient will also be reimbursed up to $500 for airfare/travel costs.

The successful applicant or their agency/organization will be responsible for their accommodations and any incidentals needed to attend the conference in March 2020.Eligibility Requirements:

  1. The applicant must be a current member of the AFP Utah Chapter
  2. The applicant must be employed as a fundraising professional and/or have a position that requires at least half of their time to be spent on fundraising activities.
  3. The applicant has never attended an AFP International Conference on Philanthropy.
  4. The applicant agrees to share a few comments about their experience in the Chapter e-newsletter and complete an evaluation form for AFP International.

In order to apply please send an email to AFP Utah Chapter Scholarship Chair, Tim Johns, with your full name, email, phone number, and a two paragraph description of what you hope to get from the conference and why you are the candidate that should be chosen.  Applications must be received no later than Friday, December 6, 2019.

For more information regarding the AFP International Conference, please click the following link:



If you have questions regarding any of our scholarship opportunites, please email our Scholarships Chair, Tim Johns.