AFP Resources

AFP Fundraising 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. 

Need help with a feasibility study? Unsure about state registration requirements? Call the AFP Resource Center! AFP gives you access to its Resource Center for development professionals. Knowledgeable staff are available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern to provide information on topics ranging from endowments to the Internet to salaries.

Center highlights include:

  • Over 3,200 reference works and periodicals on fundraising and development.
  • Specialized research by Resource Center staff.
  • Computerized database to survey the library collection and access bibliographies.
  • Ethics information and consultant lists.
  • Free Fax service for members(up to five pages).
  • On-site access to the AFP Library.

To Access the AFP Resource Center Services:

Email us at resctr@afpnet.org


AFP Career Center

For Job Seekers: Whether you're looking for a new job, or ready to take the next step in your career, we'll help you find the opportunity that's right for you.

For Employers:  The AFP Career Center is the premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry. Here, employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs.


AFP Consultants and Resource Directory

AFP is proud to announce its new online consultants and resource directory. Be one of the first to take advantage of this great opportunity. Increase your revenue by placing your company in front of fundraising and nonprofit industry professionals worldwide.


The AFP Bookstore

One of the largest collections of resources for the fundraising professional.  Both members and non-members can order AFP Bookstore products.  AFP members can save an average of 10% off non-member prices.


The AFP International Fundraising Conference

The AFP International Fundraising Conference is held each spring and brings more than 3,500 fundraising professionals together to discuss, teach, and learn about important trends and issues related to fundraising and philanthropy.

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!


The AFP Professional Development Plan for Fundraisers (Updated January 2017)

AFP's professional advancement programs and courses give every professional, no matter what level of experience they have, the opportunity to enrich their skills and add to their knowledge base.

To help guide your fundraising career, the associations has created the AFP Professional Development Plan for Fundraisers. This is a comprehensive map that details your career needs based on years of experience. The Plan is interactive - simply click on a product or course in the guide to learn more. Questions? Send us a message at ProfessionalDevelopment@afpnet.org.

AFP Educational and Development Opportunities

News

• 2018 AFP Webinars & Events
• Information about the AFP Faculty Training Academy
• Changes made to the CFRE International Exam
• AFP Leadership Society Member Meets with Fundraisers in Kenya 

AFP Course Offerings and Other Programs:

 New AFP eCourses in Partnership with MindEdge
AFP has partnered with MindEdge, a leading online education provider, to bring you courses in fundraising, nonprofit management, marketing, business ethics and human resources at extremely affordable prices. Some courses offer CFRE credit.

 New AFP’s Diploma in Fundraising 
You're a fundraiser and you know the fundamentals - but you need to take that next step. Don't just settle for fundraising as your job, make it your CAREER. If you are hungry for that management role or that professional credential, stop putting your continuing education off – register now for AFP's Diploma in Fundraising.

• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning Course
• AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
• AFP CFRE Review Course
• AFP Curriculum Framework
• The Professional Development in Fundraising Diploma - (AFP/Tecnologico de Monterrey)
• North Park University Offers Tuition Discount to AFP Members
• AFP Think Tanks on Fundraising Research

For more information, please contact the Professional Advancement Coordinator - Direct: 703.519.8494 or Toll Free: 800.666.3863; Email: ProfessionalDevelopment@afpnet.org.

More Professional Development Resources 

AFP Mentoring Program
AFP Affiliate Library Program
AFP Learning Center
AFP Research, Statistics and Reports
Marketplace and Bookstore
Resource Center Materials
Resources for Educators
Speaker Database 
AFP Information Exchange
AFP Fund Development Series
AFP Ready Reference Series