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Who We Are

aasp is the preeminent network of current and aspiring leaders in advancement services who inform the strategy and direct the operations that fuel and fund nonprofit organizations.

In a rapidly growing and evolving profession charged with managing and leveraging vast amounts of data and information, aasp provides education and tools to help members tackle what’s now and prepare for what’s next— from emerging technologies to regulatory changes, risk mitigation to systems integration.

Through the association, passionate professionals forge connections and access resources that strengthen both the field and their individual careers, ultimately cultivating a healthier, more vibrant nonprofit sector.

Read our Mission, Vision and Core Values

aasp is committed to elevating the advancement services profession. Read our mission, vision, and core values to see how we define ourselves, the important work we do, and what we believe a successful future looks like for all in the nonprofit sector.


We’ve come a long way since our founding in 2007. See our major milestones and growth in the aasp infographic.


About Advancement Services and the aasp Member

Advancement services professionals inform the strategy and direct the operations that fuel and fund nonprofit organizations. aasp members come from every nonprofit sector, including:


Higher Education
Human/Social Services

K-12 Education


View the aasp Ethics StatementFounding Members, and Board of Directors.