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Philanthropy shapes our community, our nation and our world.  On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, the Association of Fundraising Professionals – TX Coastal Bend Chapter is pleased to host our 5th Annual "National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon" to be held at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center.  Networking is from 11:30 am to 12 noon and the Program and Awards Presentation is from 12 noon to 1:00 pm.

The purpose of this luncheon is to advance philanthropy in our community by empowering people and organizations to practice ethical fundraising, to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy and people active in our philanthropic community, and to raise funds to empower fundraising professionals to continue to make a difference for the local organizations which they serve.

For more information on our event, please visit the Philanthropy Day tab.



AFP Coastal Bend Chapter is now accepting applications for CFRE Scholarships!

To apply, fill out the application found HERE.

You can submit your completed application by emailing it to  The scholarship selection committee will review and respond to applicants within 30 days of a submitted application. 

You can also find the CFRE Refresher Course on the AFP International Website found HERE.

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