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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.25
June 22, 2016

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Fundraising Fast Track - AFP's Educational Opportunities

AFP has the best resources and opportunities for you on a variety of educational opportunities, no matter your experience level or job responsibility!

Top Stories/Education News | AFP Central | Job Listings/Grant Resources

Deadline THIS FRIDAY: 2017 AFP Association Board Nominations

The AFP Committee on Directorship is calling for board nominations for 2017. Nominations are due June 24 (EXCEPT for chair-elect nominations, which were due June 17). Click here!

To Serve You Better

In his newest blog entry, AFP's interim President and CEO Jason Lee discusses value and the member experience—and what AFP is doing to enhance both.

Donor Retention, Sustainability and Training with Dr. Adrian Sargeant

Dr. Adrian Sargeant is one of the world's most respected academics in philanthropy. Amy Eisenstein recently had the opportunity to sit and interview Adrian and get his thoughts on donor retention, sustainability and the importance of development training.

Related: Adrian Sargeant Discusses AFP's All-New Diploma in Fundraising!

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Education News

AFP Webinar: The Future of Fundraising: How Digital Technologies and Strategies Will Create Your Next Gen Development Operation (June 28, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)
Digital fundraising has become a critical channel for all nonprofit organizations, large and small. Michael Greenberg, senior executive vice president of Ruffalo Noel Levitz, will explore the elements of a next generation development office from a technology and strategy perspective. Click here to register.

AFP International Announces New Distinguished Fellows Program

Nominations for AFP's new Distinguished Fellow and Honorary Fellow designations are now being accepted. The deadline is June 30. Learn more about these new designations by clicking here.

Need a Few CFRE Education Points? Check Out Our eCourses!
You have easy access to more than 80 eCourses about fundraising and nonprofit management. Take a look today to see how you can expand your professional skillset, and you can even earn CFRE education points along the way. Click here to see the full list of available eCourses.


Increase your online fundraising results with the new Ultimate Guide to Online Fundraising and online fundraising webinar series. Learn more in the Abila Online Fundraising Resource Center.

AFP Members Receive Discount for IoF's Fundraising Convention 2016
AFP members can enjoy a special discount for the Fundraising Convention 2016, July 4-6, in London—the largest professional fundraising event in Europe. To receive the member discount, contact and use the code AFP2016. For more event details, click here.

2016 Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Program
The Standards for Excellence Institute is now accepting applications to participate in its Standards for Excellence Licensed Consultant Training workshop in October in Baltimore, Md. Application deadline is July 1, 2016. Learn more.


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AFP Central—AFP Programs, News and Services You Need to Know

Help with an Advancing Philanthropy Story
Do you have between five and nine years of fundraising experience? Advancing Philanthropy would like to talk with you! Please contact Jackie Boice at

Watch "Rebels with Causes" from the 2016 International Fundraising Conference
"Rebels with Causes," featuring Roger Craver, Jennie Thompson and Daryl Upsall, is one of four sessions available for download from the 2016 International Fundraising Conference in Boston. Watch this session today, or purchase all four to receive a discount. Click here to see the sessions, including a free preview.

Fundraisers Needed to Serve on Rogare Advisory Panel
Rogare—a fundraising think tank at Plymouth University's Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy in the UK—is seeking fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada to serve two-year terms on its advisory panel, which translates Rogare's ideas and research findings into professional fundraising practice. Deadline for applications is July1.

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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for June:

YOUR CAREER: Four Tips To Help You Secure And Prepare For Your Next Job Interview

By Shineece Wallace

Life happens. Sometimes you outgrow a position, or sometimes it outgrows you. Whatever the reason you're considering new employment opportunities, an essential step in your job search is to determine whether the positions you come across are suited to your personality and skill set. Once that's confirmed, you'll be better prepared to secure a job that's tailor-made for you. The following tips will help you get started.

Related Resource: Your Fundraising Career Hot Topic Page

Currently there are more than 400 jobs listed on our website.
To find one that is right for you, visit

Grant Opportunities, Presented by GrantStation

The following grant opportunity listings—updated weekly—have been provided by GrantStation from the latest issue of GrantStation Insider. GrantStation is an essential tool for efficiently connecting grantseekers with accurate information about a wide range of grantmakers. Learn more about GrantStation.

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