Education Conference



The AFP Alabama Education Conference is BACK and in-person on Wednesday, July 19 at the United Way of Central Alabama!

With networking opportunities, breakout sessions, and a Keynote Session from Ben Mohler ACFRE of GivingThree, this year's conference promises to be bigger and better than ever before.

Full participation in Philanthropy in Action is applicable for 3 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Click here to download a free CFRE Education Credit tracker!



$75 AFP Alabama Member Registration
$100 Non-Member Registration

Limited Space Available!


Keynote Speaker: Ben Mohler ACFRE

Ben Mohler has been a leader in both higher education and small-shop fundraising. His interactive 2-hour workshop will support fundraisers of varying needs and experiences by examining three aspects of a major gifts program. Together we’ll learn how to get started, get informed, and get strategic. Whether you’re new to the profession or a seasoned expert, you will gain skills and ideas to put into immediate ACTION.

Ben is the chief executive and principal consultant of GivingThree. He provides nonprofit boards, executives, and their staff with support and strategies to grow and strengthen their impact. He brings current sector trends and insights as well as personal stories from his experience in nonprofit leadership.

Prior to his current role with GivingThree, Ben served in key advancement roles with the Kentucky Community and Technical College System, Eastern Kentucky University, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Cedarville University, and The University of Texas at Austin. He completed the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota philanthropy and development graduate program and has obtained his CFRE and ACFRE credentials.

Click here to learn more about Ben Mohler


Breakout Sessions



Leah Davis,
Red Mountain Park

Get to know Leah!


Nonprofit Storytelling

Sharon Haukohl,
Crestside Consulting

Get to know Sharon!


Divide the Room:
A DISC Assessment for Fundraisers

Rick Morris,
R2 Consulting

Get to know Rick!



Grant Writing and Stewardship

Jacob Smith,
Alabama Arise

Get to know Jacob!



Sponsorship Opportunities

The AFP Alabama Education Conference brings together national and local experts to share insights, best practices, and expertise across a wide variety of topics related to fundraising and non-profit management. This one-day event allows for focused education for fundraisers and non-profit leaders, ultimately benefiting the hundreds of organizations doing great work across Central Alabama.

$5,000 Presenting Sponsor
$2,500 Highlight Sponsor
$1,000 Spotlight Sponsor

Venue Sponsor

Spotlight Sponsor