AFP News & Press Releases
The latest announcements and media releases from AFP International.
One question that has been asked repeatedly in the last few months is, “Should we start a legacy program right now, or should we be asking for legacy gifts?” The answer is always the same: a resounding YES! We must be more sensitive and careful with our messaging, but one thing has not wavered, and
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