SARASOTA, Fla. – March 29, 2022 – The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Southwest Florida Chapter has been designated as an IDEA Champion. The IDEA Champion Designation recognizes those AFP chapters who have accomplished at least eight of the key objectives outlined in the Promote Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) strategic pathway of the AFP Global Strategic Plan. This designation encourages AFP chapters around the world, to perform specific activities designed to increase IDEA within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy in all cultures.
“The 2022 IDEA Champion Designation demonstrates the commitment of the AFP Southwest Chapter to the objectives and outcomes of promoting and advocating for diversity and inclusion in all facets of our fundraising and training activities,” said Rafael E. Robles, SMA-LTC, VP of Diversity & Inclusion, AFP Southwest Florida Chapter.
For more information about the IDEA Champion Designation please visit www.afpglobal.org. To learn more about the AFP Southwest Florida Chapter visit https://community.afpnet.org/afpflsouthwestchapter.
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About AFP: Since 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s more than 31,000 individual and organizational members raise over $115 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America and millions more around the world. For more information or to join the world’s largest association of fundraising professionals, visit www.afpglobal.org.
About AFP Southwest Florida: AFP is an individual membership association advancing philanthropy through education, training and advocacy based on research, a code of ethical principles and standards of professional practice. Southwest Florida Chapter is recognized as a Ten Star Chapter because of its stellar programming offered in the Sarasota/Manatee region.