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AFP eWire
Vol.16, Num.51
December 21, 2016

Thank You

AFP Interim President and CEO Jason Lee offers his thanks and appreciation for all of the small things AFP members do that create really big impact.

Announcing Our Keynote Speaker!

Shiza Shahid

Shiza Shahid, women's rights advocate and co-founder of The Malala Fund and Now Ventures, will deliver the opening keynote address at the AFP International Fundraising Conference on Sunday, April 30, 2017. Learn more and register today!

AFP Strategic Partners

AFP Education in 2017

Reward Yourself this Holiday Season
What's the best gift a fundraiser could ask for? How about entrance to the largest and most influential conference for fundraisers in the world? Click here to learn more about the 2017 International Fundraising Conference and register today.

Your Path to a Fundraising Management Role
AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice (formerly the Diploma in Fundraising) provides you the tactical and leadership skills necessary to take the next leap in your fundraising career. You'll also receive 24 CFRE education points. Register today!

Re-Shape Your Thinking: AFP's International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising
Gain an entirely new perspective of philanthropy by engaging in AFP's yearlong International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising. You won't look at fundraising the same ever again, and you'll even receive 45 CFRE education points. Learn more today.

AFP's Faculty Training Academy: March 30-31, 2017 in Arlington, VA
Offered for the first time since 2014, AFP's "train the trainer" program will prepare you to effectively instruct the next wave of fundraising leaders. Learn more and join us in March!

The Return of Mastering Major Gifts with Amy Eisenstein
Go from Development Generalist to Major Gifts Master in 7 weeks! That's the promise of Amy Eisenstein's Mastering Major Gifts online course. Plus you can earn 35 CFRE education points. Get started now!

2017 AFP Webinars Now Available!
Check out our newly-posted list of 22 webinars, including sessions like Following the Path to Donor Nirvana, The Use of Virtual Reality in Fundraising and Using Neuroscience to Improve Your Fundraising Results. Click here to register today!


Job Listings/Grant Resources

AFP Career Center Resource for December:

Your Career: Good>Better>Great

How many organizations have invested significant time and money in developing a strategic plan that ends up in a drawer until someone says, "We need a new strategic plan"? Too many. Click here to view article.

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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