AFP Member Benefit: The Fundraising Resource Center
(May 22, 2006) Need help with a feasibility study? Looking for sample job descriptions or campaign timelines? Call the AFP Resource Center! AFP members can take advantage of the services and expertise of the Fundraising Resource Center at NO CHARGE. Need a testimonial? According to AFP member Alyce Lee Stansbury, the AFP Resource Center "is one of the best benefits of AFP membership. The quality of the information and the ease of access are well worth the price of membership."
Even if members use the AFP Resource Center just three times during the year, they can recoup the cost of their memberships!
Never used the Resource Center? Knowledgeable staff are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time to provide information on topics ranging from endowments to the Internet to development personnel salaries.
Requests for information can be submitted by phone at (800) 688-FIND, email at email@example.com or fax at (703) 684-0540 using the form found at http://www.afpnet.org/files/ContentDocuments/Form_for_RC.10.20.pdf. Please be sure to provide your membership number to expedite the process!
The center will then research and prepare a customized response based on the materials the center has available.
In addition, if you plan to be in the Washington, D.C. area, you can visit the Fundraising Resource Center and research topics on-site. Center highlights include:
- More than 3,200 reference works and periodicals on fundraising and development
- Specialized research by staff
- Computerized database to survey the library collection and access bibliographies
- Ethics information and consultant lists
- Free fax service for members (up to five pages)
- On-site access to the AFP Library
The AFP Fundraising Resource Center is funded in part by a grant from the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy. For more information, call the center directly at (800) 688-FIND (from the United States and Canada) or from Mexico call (866) 837-1947.