Established in 1980 by a small group of development professionals, the organization thrives as the premier gathering place for beginning, intermediate, and advanced fundraisers from across the Commonwealth of Virginia. With a focus on educational and networking opportunities in an open and welcoming environment, VAFRE serves as the leading forum for development professionals in the area.
VAFRE strives to model best practices in nonprofit management. Follow the links to view our Bylaws and Policies and Procedures Manual, as well as our ethical guidelines as spelled out by the AFP Code of Ethics.
For more information about VAFRE, please continue to visit our website or contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org or 804-368-3398. To learn about sponsorship opportunities with VAFRE, click here. To sign up as a sponsor, click here.
We envision a vital philanthropic community continually strengthened by our members.
VAFRE is a regional organization that advances the talents of our members, fostering an effective, sustainable fundraising community.
VAFRE will achieve its mission by providing networking opportunities, educational programs, and resources to help professionals advance their skills and to help nonprofit leaders understand how to support them. VAFRE will collaborate with other organizations to strengthen this strategy.