The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Middle Georgia Chapter has awarded Middle Georgia Clean Cities Coalition Executive Director Charise Stephens a scholarship to attend the AFP International Conference in March in Chicago.
A member of AFP, Stephens will be joining more than 4,000 professionals at the three-day conference for an immersion in fundraising strategies and an opportunity to share best practices by meeting colleagues from around the globe.
AFP Middle Georgia President Susan Long announced the annual scholarship award at the organization’s quarterly meeting Nov. 16. AFP is a professional association of more than 30,000 members in 213 chapters worldwide who generate philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable institutions.
The Middle Georgia Clean Cities Coalition is part of a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program. Stephens also is the coordinator for the Middle Georgia Clean Air Coalition, represents the Southeast on the Clean Cities Council and is a founding board member of the new nationwide Transportation Energy Partnership.