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Welcome to the Resource Center!

Drawing from dozens of publications and backed by the power of the Internet, the AFP Resource Center provides members and other fundraising professionals with customized research assistance on fundraising issues and best practices.

*New* 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!

AFP Compensation & Benefits Report

AFP's Compensation & Benefits Report provides valuable data on the characteristics of individual fundraisers—backgrounds, experience, and responsibilities—and paints a picture of the current state of the profession. 

Online Card Catalogue

With this search feature, find a specific title or create your own bibliography from the 3,200 reference works maintained by the AFP Resource Center. Create a list of valuable references, then access them locally.

Latest Fundraising News

Skystone Partners Prize for Research on Fundraising and Philanthropy
Each year, the AFP Research Council awards the Skystone Partners Prize for Research to the author of a book that contributes substantially to the knowledge and understanding of fundraising or philanthropy.

AFP Member Resources
AFP Member Resources

Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14.

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Resource Center services are available to most AFP members. Please check your membership category to see if you qualify for this member benefit.

Resource Center services are available at no cost to AFP members.

Resource Center Testimonial


Leslie A. Marsiglia

"The [Resource Center] staff members are a great help with fundraising questions that I have."

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