AFP News & Press Releases
The latest announcements and media releases from AFP International.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of professional fundraisers in the world, has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive (ACFRE), to Sherry L. Bowers, CFRE, of Corpus Christi, Texas. Available only to senior
You could be forgiven if you raised an eyebrow when Food Banks Canada launched a $150 million campaign on March 18, the day the prime minister declared the country was locking down to try to keep the coronavirus pandemic from spreading further. “As the virus has continued to spread, we are taking
COVID-19 has had a significant, though varying, impact on the charitable sector in Canada. For example, charities have pivoted away from in-person activities and are placing greater emphasis on digital fundraising in order to stay connected with donors. Not surprisingly, a recent AFP survey
Voices of Emerging Leaders is a series that highlights the voices, accomplishments and commitment of young professionals in the fundraising sector. 1. How did you start your career in the fundraising profession, and what led you here? In 2017, I started my first professional career in fundraising
When disaster strikes, the nonprofit sector never fails to rise to the occasion. Fueled by the power of philanthropy, charities in every sector have always found a way to make their mission part of the solution as we respond to natural, economic and political turmoil. What happens when you have the