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2016 VFRI Scholarship


July 27 - 28, 2016

Omni Hotel, Charlottesville, Virginia

The Virginia Fund Raising Institute (VFRI) is a cooperative effort of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Virginia Chapters through the AFP Virginia Caucus. These chapters organize annually to coordinate VFRI and advance philanthropy through education and fellowship. 

The Virginia Fund Raising Institute, founded in 1992, hosts interactive educational workshops and several keynote presentations designed to inspire and equip development professionals, board members, and executive directors to excel in fundraising and nonprofit management.  In addition, 15-20 exhibitors and sponsors bring their knowledge and counsel in nonprofit and volunteer management to VFRI and help you be successful. At VFRI development and nonprofit executives can take advantage of professional networking, workshops, and roundtable discussions to gain valuable insights into the challenges facing the nonprofit world. 

The scholarship covers registration for the conference and hotel (incidentals not included). 

Applicants must be a current member of AFP, worked in fundraising for at least one (1) year and be willing to share information from the VFRI meeting with AFP Hampton Roads. Following VFRI, the recipient must agree to serve on a AFP HR committee for one (1) year. 

Scholarship Value: $790.00

Applications should be received by June 15, 2016 and should be sent to: : Reese Beeler, Scholarship Committee Chair, 733 Graydon Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507 or email application to For questions call Reese Beeler at 757-971-3221.

Past recipients include:

2011     Melissa Hlinvosky

2012     Rachel Newnam

2013     Devin Arnold

2014     Kenda Council

2015    Ashley Greene


Click below to download your application:

2016 VFRI Scholarship Application