September 6, 2017
Full Speaker Lineup for 2017 Leadership Academy
The 2017 Leadership Academy, presented by the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy, provides leadership development opportunities from inspiring and informative speakers from around the country. Check out the full list and register today to join us October 12-14 in Cincinnati!
AFP Webinar: Storyliving: Creating Transformational Donor Engagement Experiences to Inspire Major Gifts (September 18, 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern)
In this webinar, Tammy Zonker—recently named one of America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts—discusses donor persona identification and cultivation, and how you can inspire donors to be passionate about giving. Click here to learn more and register today!
Nomination Period Open for Outstanding Fundraising Professional, Youth in Philanthropy
AFP International is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Outstanding Fundraising Professional and Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy. Information about the process, including criteria and the online nomination forms, is available here, and the deadline for both awards is Sept. 15!
Nomination Period Open for AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Authors of published research works on fundraising and philanthropy are invited to submit a book or monograph of 50 or more pages OR a peer-reviewed article for the 2018 AFP/Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy. Deadline is Nov. 1.
Latest Trends Top Ten: Telephone Fundraising, Donor Attrition, Changing Donor Behavior & More!
Need tips on how to do your job better, insight on the latest research, or the latest, coolest ideas from the best minds in the profession? Each week, AFP gathers the top blog posts, videos, articles and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. Read more.
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AFP Board Voting Coming Soon!
All AFP members will have the chance to vote on the slate for the board of directors for AFP International starting Sept. 11. Look for the official announcement in the coming weeks and let your voice be heard.
AFP eCourse: Fundamentals of Fundraising Modules
Learn anytime with AFP's eCourses! AFP’s popular introductory course, the Fundamentals of Fundraising, has been broken up into 7 easy-to-follow modules. From marketing and relationships to securing the gift and management, we've got the basics covered for you! Click here to take a course now.
Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Now Available
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is pleased to offer the Diverse Communities Scholarship program for members of diverse communities to attend the AFP International Fundraising Conference in New Orleans, LA, April 15-17, 2018. The application process is open September 1–October 31, 2017. Learn more.
Top 3 Reasons to Attend AFP's Leadership Academy
1. You want to energize your fundraising team and learn best practices in leadership development.
2. You are a current, future or aspiring AFP Chapter Leader, striving to be an influencer in AFP and fundraising.
3. You are dedicated to learning the skills necessary to be an effective nonprofit decision-maker.
All current and future fundraising leaders are welcome! Click here to see the full slate of speakers and education topics at the 11th Leadership Academy, presented by the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy.
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