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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.28
July 13, 2016

Special AFP eWire:
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/Fundraising News | AFP Central | Job Listings/Grant Resources

Only One More Week to Register for AFP's Diploma in Fundraising

The deadline for AFP's all-new Diploma in Fundraising is Thursday, July 21. Join us for a 9-month deep dive into all aspects of fundraising, preparing you for a senior management role. Click HERE to watch the video from instructor Adrian Sargeant, and for more details visit

AFP Webinar: Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact (July 27, 1:00-2:00 P.M. Eastern)

Tired of talking about strategic planning and ready to move on to the next step? In this webinar with Benjamin Mohler, ACFRE, learn how to simplify the strategic planning process so that your organization can finally focus on action and impact. Click here to register.

AFP Strategic Partners

Top Stories/Fundraising News

The 2016 AFP Compensation and Benefits Report:

More Than Two-Thirds of U.S. Fundraisers Saw Incomes Rise in 2015
Sixty-eight percent of fundraisers in the U.S. reported increased income in 2015, even as overall average salaries fell,
according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals' (AFP) 2016 Compensation and Benefits Report.

Salaries, Income Dropped Slightly In 2015 For Canadian Fundraisers

Both salaries and overall income for professional fundraisers in Canada working in the charitable sector dropped in 2015, but only slightly, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals' (AFP) 2016 Compensation and Benefits Report.

You Ask Your Donors for More Money All the Time–Why Don’t You Ask Your Boss?
You're perfecting the art and science of asking. But have you made "the ask" for yourself lately and received a raise? Nancy Racette, CFRE talks about how to approach your boss for a raise, using the AFP Compensation and Benefits Report as a resource.


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

Nominations Now Open for AFP Charles Stephens/Barbara Marion Awards
The Charles R. Stephens Award for Excellence in Diversity is a chapter award which spotlights outstanding diversity and inclusion programs, while the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP recognizes an individual AFP member who has contributed his/her time, talent and treasure to AFP on the local, regional, national and international levels. Deadline for nominations for both awards is Monday, August 15!

Canada: AFP and The Globe and Mail Partner on NPD Supplement
AFP members in Canada can advertise in the 2016 National Philanthropy Day in Canada supplement, published by AFP and The Globe and Mail. Click here for more information about the supplement that will be published on Nov. 15. Get involved by Oct. 4!

Save the Date: AFP's 2016 Leadership Academy
Mark your calendars now! AFP's 2016 Leadership Academy will be in Portland, Oregon, October 20-22, at the Hilton Portland & Executive Tower. Both chapter management and leadership development will be explored in-depth. Stay tuned for additional details!

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.

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Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for July:

YOUR CAREER: Visit The AFP Career Center

Have you posted/updated your resume on the AFP Career Center? You never know when opportunity may knock. Visit the AFP Career Center today to post your resume and find out all the resources at your disposal.

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.

National Funding

Regional Funding

Federal Funding


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