About ADRP

Vision: ADRP is universally recognized as the authority on donor engagement for the philanthropy profession.

Mission: The core purpose of the Association of Donor Relations Professionals is to advance philanthropy through elevating donor relations and stewardship. ADRP leads the profession, and our intent is to focus on the outcomes of philanthropic relationships between organizations and donors.

Our core organizational values are:

  • Visionary leadership;

  • Absolute integrity;

  • Member empowerment and connection;

  • Service and program excellence; and

  • Responsible philanthropy.

These principles guide our volunteer leadership and staff, and we use them to inform the development and delivery of programs and member benefits.

ADRP's definition of donor relations and stewardship >>