All Your Educational, Leadership and Development Resources in One Place - Introducing the AFP Online Knowledge Center!
We know you're a busy fundraising professional who demands the best. That's why AFP has created the new AFP Online Knowledge Center to be your one-stop, trusted source for all your educational, leadership and development resources! In the OKC you will find e-learning courses and webinars, conference recordings, toolkits and reports, audience-centered events and programs, and more! Take a look today and build your career!
The AFP Professional Development Plan for Fundraisers (Updated April 2013)
AFP's professional advancement programs and courses give every professional, no matter what level of experience they have, the opportunity to enrich their skills and add to their knowledge base.
To help guide your fundraising career, the associations has created the AFP Professional Development Plan for Fundraisers (available as printable and interactive pdf or word doc). This is a comprehensive map that details your career needs based on years of experience. The Plan is interactive - simply click on a product or course in the guide to learn more. Questions? Send us a message at email@example.com.
AFP Educational and Development Opportunities
• 2014 AFP Webinar/Audioconference Schedule
• AFP 2013 Conference - San Diego Recordings Now Available!
• Information about the AFP Faculty Training Academy
• Changes made to the CFRE International Exam
• AFP Leadership Society Member Meets with Fundraisers in Kenya
AFP Course Offerings and Other Programs:
• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning Course
• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
• AFP CFRE Review Course
• First Course Online Independent Study
• The Professional Development in Fundraising Diploma - (AFP/Tecnologico de Monterrey)
• North Park University Offers Tuition Discount to AFP Members
• AFP Think Tanks on Fundraising Research
For more information, please contact the Professional Advancement Coordinator - Direct: 703.519.8494 or Toll Free: 800.666.3863; Email: ProAdv@afpnet.org.
Featured ProgramAFP/Rice Development & Finance Symposium
(May 13 - 14, 2014 )
Nonprofit organizations have the opportunity to create strategic advantage by developing a strong relationship between their fundraising and finance functions. This symposium is designed to explore the dynamics of these two offices working together more effectively, resulting in better-informed business decisions for their organizations.
More Professional Development Resources
AFP Affiliate Library Program
AFP Learning Center
AFP Research, Statistics and Reports
Marketplace and Bookstore
Resource Center Materials
Resources for Educators
AFP Information Exchange
AFP Fund Development Series
AFP Ready Reference Series
Latest Professional Development NewsAbout the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) Program
The ACFRE credential signifies mastery of professional standards in leadership, management and ethics, at an advanced level of practice.
Write a Book! Questions to Ask Yourself Before Submitting a Book Proposal
(May 22, 2012) Having access to the experience of various mentors and teachers is as important to those working in the nonprofit sector as any other professional discipline. It is in this way that we are able to grow and advance philanthropy as a voluntary action for the public good.
Action University is an online professional development tool for AFP members. In each lesson, Action University takes a best-selling business book and summarizes it into a 10-15 minute video. Each video is accompanied by a workbook, a PDF summary, and in some cases a 45 minute webinar with the author where participants get to ask specific questions.