Your membership includes benefits at both the global and local level. You can view a comprehensive benefit list to learn more or visit:, and some are outlined below:

  • Monthly Luncheons featuring educational programs on the latest fundraising topics.

  • Professional education courses at a discounted rate.

  • Blog Posts: These feature fundraising tips and Houston chapter news.

  • Members Only area: This is where you can access online registration for monthly meetings and an online searchable membership directory.

  • Networking opportunities: There are plenty provided through volunteer leadership roles, socials and special events.

  • Affinity Groups: From a development book club to connecting with fundraising professionals in your specific field or geographic area, there is an affinity group for anyone and everyone. 

  • Mentorship Program: These are designed to develop fundraising management capabilities by matching experienced fundraising executives with those entering the field or those having a few years of experience.

  • Volunteer Opportunities including: IDEA initiatives, serving on committees within AFP GHC, and working with our community and individuals. Serving our chapter is one of the greatest resources of your membership.  

  • Access to Scholarships: Our chapter is committed to providing opportunities for our members. For a full list of scholarships we offer, please check out our scholarship page. 

New  member orientations are held periodically. If you are interested in attending one of these to learn more about your membership benefits and meet some other chapter members, please email [email protected]