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Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Since 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has inspired global change and support
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Come experience this week-long in-person immersive leadership development training with a group of fundraisers all aspir...
01/08/2024

Come experience this week-long in-person immersive leadership development training with a group of fundraisers all aspiring to the next level of leadership in the nonprofit sector.

The deadline to submit a scholarship and application for the program is Jan. 16, 2024.

Get the details at afpglobal.org/leadership

The hardest part about keeping your resolutions is often just figuring out where to start, so here are a few ways that A...
01/08/2024

The hardest part about keeping your resolutions is often just figuring out where to start, so here are a few ways that AFP can help you kick off your career development in 2024, depending on your goal. https://ow.ly/Nhee50QoLm9

We’re only one week into 2024 and while you hopefully haven’t already abandoned your new gym membership or your plan to cut out caffeine, one resol

AFP is pleased to recognize Stephanie Christie for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congrat...
01/08/2024

AFP is pleased to recognize Stephanie Christie for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congratulations!

Visit afpglobal.org/leadership to learn more about the AFP Leadership Institute. The next application deadline is Tuesday, January 16!

Want to put in a Charity Run/Walk?Need help putting on an event?Help raise awareness for your event with a charity Run/W...
01/08/2024

Want to put in a Charity Run/Walk?
Need help putting on an event?
Help raise awareness for your event with a charity Run/Walk
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The rise of AI has created a lot of questions for nonprofits, and you may be wondering how to use it and stay true to yo...
01/07/2024

The rise of AI has created a lot of questions for nonprofits, and you may be wondering how to use it and stay true to your values. Here are some tips. https://ow.ly/hLvY50QnViP

As a nonprofit professional, you understand the importance of keeping up with the latest tech trends. For example, over the last decade or so, you’ve likely embraced the art of online fundraising or text-to-give. During the COVID-19 pandemic, you learned to pivot your fundraising events to virtual...

As our careers advance and we find ourselves in leadership positions, our ability to act with integrity can also impact ...
01/06/2024

As our careers advance and we find ourselves in leadership positions, our ability to act with integrity can also impact how well others in our organization do the same. This Advancing Philanthropy article provides some behaviors of ethical leaders and how you can apply them to your work. (Available exclusively to AFP members) https://ow.ly/rAsi50QhWTZ

This 10-point scale is a starting point for elevating ethics in our daily practice and across the nonprofit sector

The AFP Leadership Institute is designed by fundraisers, for fundraisers who aspire to the next level of leadership in t...
01/05/2024

The AFP Leadership Institute is designed by fundraisers, for fundraisers who aspire to the next level of leadership in the nonprofit industry.

The deadline to apply is January 16, 2024.

afpglobal.org/leadership

Looking to share your executive leadership expertise? AFP is seeking to expand its cadre of executive coaches to provide...
01/05/2024

Looking to share your executive leadership expertise? AFP is seeking to expand its cadre of executive coaches to provide both in-person and virtual coaching sessions at AFP events.

Submit your proposal by Jan. 22, 2024.

Learn more at: afpglobal.org/request-proposals-executive-coaching

AFP is pleased to recognize Doug Mauney for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congratulation...
01/05/2024

AFP is pleased to recognize Doug Mauney for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congratulations!

AFP is pleased to announce the fourth year of a strategic partnership with GolfStatus, the leading event management plat...
01/04/2024

AFP is pleased to announce the fourth year of a strategic partnership with GolfStatus, the leading event management platform for charity golf tournaments and fundraisers.

DATE: January 4, 2024FOR RELEASE: Immediate

Looking for a new job for the new year? Check out the posts on AFP’s Career Center, the go-to destination for fundraisin...
01/03/2024

Looking for a new job for the new year? Check out the posts on AFP’s Career Center, the go-to destination for fundraising job listings. With new posts added daily, there’s plenty of opportunity to find your dream job! https://ow.ly/FMPK50QfCAi

AFP is pleased to recognize Nicole Hefty, MPA, for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congrat...
01/03/2024

AFP is pleased to recognize Nicole Hefty, MPA, for completing the AFP Leadership Institute as part of Cohort II. Congratulations!

If your nonprofit is like most, only a few of your board members actively raise money for your mission. What if they cou...
01/02/2024

If your nonprofit is like most, only a few of your board members actively raise money for your mission. What if they could become brilliant fundraisers with just a little training and motivation? Check out the tips in this Advancing Philanthropy article.

If your nonprofit is like most, only a few of your board members actively raise money for your mission.

In the first Mike's Message of the new year, Mike lays out the progress that AFP has made on key governance goals, such ...
01/02/2024

In the first Mike's Message of the new year, Mike lays out the progress that AFP has made on key governance goals, such as our new strategic plan and updates to the Code of Ethical Standards and the Member Fair Behavior Policy.

Happy New Year, and welcome to 2024!

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project data for Q3 of 2023 has been released. Through Q3 2023, donors decreased moderatel...
01/02/2024

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project data for Q3 of 2023 has been released. Through Q3 2023, donors decreased moderately and donor retention continued to slide, driving a slight decrease in fundraising dollars.

Approaching year-end and a busy giving season, charitable giving trends demonstrated a persistent decline throughout 2023.

01/01/2024

AFP Global wishes you a happy New Year!

Our offices will return to business on January 2, 2024.

Have a job opening at your organization? Post it on AFP’s Career Center. ✔️ Get your ad in front of the AFP membership, ...
12/29/2023

Have a job opening at your organization? Post it on AFP’s Career Center.

✔️ Get your ad in front of the AFP membership, over 27,000 fundraisers.
✔️ Salary ranges are required so you and your candidates can be aligned on salary expectations from the start of the interview process.
✔️ Resume bank access to help find the perfect candidate.

https://ow.ly/zXT750QfClN

From now until December 31st, you can save 23% on any of AFP's premium webinars and conference recordings, including the...
12/29/2023

From now until December 31st, you can save 23% on any of AFP's premium webinars and conference recordings, including the AFP LEAD 2023 session recordings!

Just use the code 23in23 at checkout to receive 23% off!
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In this Advancing Philanthropy article, we explore today’s definition of a controversial donor as well as policies that ...
12/29/2023

In this Advancing Philanthropy article, we explore today’s definition of a controversial donor as well as policies that your organization can adopt to provide guidance in cases of potentially controversial donations. (Available exclusively to AFP members)

Insights into controversial donations and policies can help form fundraisers’ actions

In this Advancing Philanthropy article, we interviewed AFP’s Head of IDEA, Othalene Lawrence to learn about her backgrou...
12/28/2023

In this Advancing Philanthropy article, we interviewed AFP’s Head of IDEA, Othalene Lawrence to learn about her background and her vision for incorporating inclusion, diversity, equity, and access into all of AFP’s work. https://ow.ly/zLv950QhWQl

As baby boomers retire, nonprofits are having trouble finding qualified individuals to fill key leadership roles. AFP’s ...
12/28/2023

As baby boomers retire, nonprofits are having trouble finding qualified individuals to fill key leadership roles.

AFP’s Leadership Institute is designed to combat this issue by providing the next generation with the skills they need to claim a seat at the leadership table.

The deadline to apply is January 16, 2024.
Apply today: afpglobal.org/leadership

AFP is seeking to expand its cadre of executive coaches to provide both in-person and virtual coaching sessions as part ...
12/28/2023

AFP is seeking to expand its cadre of executive coaches to provide both in-person and virtual coaching sessions as part of several of AFP’s cornerstone professional development offerings!

Proposals are due by Jan. 22, 2024.

Want to learn more? Go to: afpglobal.org/request-proposals-executive-coaching.

In this Board Member Spotlight, we interviewed Daniel H. Lanteigne, ASC, C.Dir., CFRE, CHRP who will be joining the AFP ...
12/28/2023

In this Board Member Spotlight, we interviewed Daniel H. Lanteigne, ASC, C.Dir., CFRE, CHRP who will be joining the AFP Global Board as vice-chair, membership in 2024. He shared with us how he transitioned from the corporate world to nonprofits and quickly became involved in his local Quebec chapter and AFP Global, inspired by the dedicated individuals he met who served as AFP volunteers. https://ow.ly/pQSJ50QhXrV

Whether you’re trying to fundraise for an upcoming event or simply spreading the word about your mission, social media i...
12/27/2023

Whether you’re trying to fundraise for an upcoming event or simply spreading the word about your mission, social media is a great tool for raising awareness. In this guide, we’ll give you tips on how to enhance your digital marketing efforts on LinkedIn. https://afpglobal.org/leveraging-linkedin-marketing-guide-nonprofits

Whether you’re trying to fundraise for an upcoming event or simply spreading the word about your mission, raising awareness is one of your nonprofit’s core activities. Social media offers the perfect opportunity for you to market your cause more visibly and reach new audiences.Leveraging sites s...

12/27/2023

Check out this testimonial from a past attendee on why AFP ICON is the world’s No. 1 fundraising conference!

Want to lock in the advance rate? Go to: afpicon.com

Most nonprofits ask their board members and other volunteers to connect them to funders, and this is a great place to st...
12/27/2023

Most nonprofits ask their board members and other volunteers to connect them to funders, and this is a great place to start. But board members, staff, and volunteers are connected to the community in a variety of ways and it’s important to consider all the ways they can support. https://afpglobal.org/fundraising-team-sport

Successful nonprofits don’t just have talented staff, engaged boards, and other dedicated volunteers. Successful nonprofits work in a collaborative manner with each of these team members, leveraging their skills and networks for even greater impact. It’s as simple - and as complicated - as that....

In this Board Member Spotlight, we interviewed Khaled Fasih, MBA, chief philanthropy officer at Misr El Kheir Foundation...
12/26/2023

In this Board Member Spotlight, we interviewed Khaled Fasih, MBA, chief philanthropy officer at Misr El Kheir Foundation, who will be serving as the 2024 chapter president’s council representative. He shared with us how he got into fundraising and his involvement with AFP, including serving on several committees and speaking at events like AFP ICON. https://afpglobal.org/news/afp-board-directors-spotlight-khaled-fasih-mba

To help you get to know the members who will be representing you on the 2024 AFP Board of Directors, we asked our 5 new members to share with us ba

In this Advancing Philanthropy article, this year’s Skystone Partners Prize recipients provide data-driven guidance on f...
12/26/2023

In this Advancing Philanthropy article, this year’s Skystone Partners Prize recipients provide data-driven guidance on fundraising essentials such as communicating with empathy, assessing donor readiness, and more. (Available exclusively to AFP members) https://afpglobal.org/news/people-afp-principles-practice

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