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The mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter is to advance philanthropy and ethical fundraising.

Welcome to one of the nation's fastest-growing chapters! 

Join AFP Oregon & SW Washington today! Click here 





If you want to:

  • Transform yourself, others and communities

  • Strengthen your philanthropic expertise 

  • Be endorsed by CFRE International, THE internationally-recognized professional fundraising credentialing provider worldwide 

  • Bring value to where you are and where you want to be

  • Give back to the development profession and sector

This class series will improve your industry knowledge and get you on your way to achieving your goal of becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive!

All classes will be held at Mercy Corps (45 SW Ankeny Street, Portland 97204)

Session 1-Wednesday, July 30, 4-7 PM 
Session 2-Wednesday, August 6, 4-7 PM 
Session 3-Wednesday, August 13, 4-7 PM 
Session 4-Wednesday, August 20, 4-7 PM           
Review Session-Wednesday, August 27, 4-7 PM  

The Prep Course Series is offered to AFP members for $75, non-members for $125.
Register for the series today! 

We will have remote access for the Prep Course Series for out of area students. 


Contact Megan Jolly, CFRE or Jessica Aleksy, CFRE at


Just add a few more zeros - turning annual donors into major donors (and maybe million dollar donor!)

Friday, September 5

Multnomah Athletic Club
1849 SW Salmon Street | Portland 97205 

Join Pete Sommerfeld and Pat Regan who will share their experiences leading OHSU School of Dentistry's 'Our Moment is Here' campaign, where they successfully turned $1000 annual donors into $10,000; $100,000; and one $10,000,000 donor.

Pete Sommerfeld
Pete Sommerfeld, Senior Philanthropic Advisor
OHSU Foundation 

Pete Sommerfeld joined the planned giving department at Oregon Health & Science University Foundation in October 1996. In December, 2010, he was named the Foundation’s first Senior Philanthropic Advisor, having previously served as its Senior Director of Gift Planning. In total, he has over twenty years of experience in the field. Pete came to OHSU Foundation from United Cerebral Palsy of Oregon and Southwest Washington, where he served as Director of Planned Giving. 





Pat ReganPatrick J. Regan, Senior Director of Development
Portland State University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Prior to his appointment at PSU, Pat, served as the Director of Development at the OHSU School of Dentistry. He lead the school's 'Our Moment is Here' campaign in collaboration with an outstanding team of professionals at the OHSU Foundation, culminating in the dental school achieving a 20-year dream of moving to a new home on OHSU's South Waterfront campus.Prior to moving to the Advancement field, spent 12 years in Television Broadcast News starting an entry level Production Assistant and working upward to a front line Newscast Producer and Writer.

Register today


$35 AFP Chapter Members
$50 Nonmembers and Guests 


Wednesday, September 17th

noon - 1:30 p.m.  
Vancouver Location TBA

This no host luncheon is an opportunity for new and prospective members to meet current AFP members and other colleagues in an informal social setting, and to learn more about what AFP has to offer senior fundraising professionals in our community. There is no cost to attend but space is very limited and registration is necessary to reserve your spot.



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