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 January 2017)
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. 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
• 2016 AFP Webinar/Audioconference Schedule
• 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:
• New AFP eCourses in Partnership with MindEdge
AFP has partnered with MindEdge, a leading online education provider, to bring you courses in fundraising, nonprofit management, marketing, business ethics and human resources at extremely affordable prices. Some courses offer CFRE credit.
• New AFP’s Diploma in Fundraising
You're a fundraiser and you know the fundamentals - but you need to take that next step. Don't just settle for fundraising as your job, make it your CAREER. If you are hungry for that management role or that professional credential, stop putting your continuing education off – register now for AFP's Diploma in Fundraising.
• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning Course
• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
• AFP CFRE Review Course
• AFP Curriculum Framework
• 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
(June 7 - 8, 2016 )
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 Mentoring Program
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 NewsBiography: Ann M. Hale, MA, CFRE
Introducing Ann M. Hale, MA, CFRE, the new chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
Donor Bill of Rights
To ensure that philanthropy merits the respect and trust of the general public, AFP and other fundraising organizations declare that all donors have the following rights.
Letter to The Editor: End "Overhead Myth" for Charities
Read this response on ending the "overhead myth" submitted to the Winnipeg Free Press by AFP Manitoba Chapter Board President Carolyn Basha. One more example of how AFP members are making a difference in moving the philanthropic conversation forward!