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AFP offers several publications, tools, and resources to help fundraising professionals.

Guides and Resources to support every fundraising need

Need some specific information about fundraising, like how to set up a major gift program or work more effectively with your board? Or maybe you just want to learn about the latest trends? AFP’s Guides & Resources have you covered. 


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21 May 2024
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Sponsored 13 May 2024
Fundraising isn't just about asking for money—it's about nurturing relationships! Every donor's interaction with your organization is a step on a unique path—a donor journey that can lead to long-term support and advocacy. Understanding how to support the journeys of major donors, first-time donors...
12 May 2024
Please review and instill these best practices to help protect your Chapters finances from fraudulent behaviors. AFP Chapter Financial Management Best Practices
29 Apr 2024
Your donors are the lifeblood of your organization, so it’s vital that they stick around. While few donors need elaborate displays of recognition to feel valued, most appreciate small tokens of gratitude to know their support is meaningful. Thanks to advances in nonprofit technology and the rise of...
Resource Donor Relations/Stewardship
04 Apr 2024
The resources listed are meant to help you in your role as chapter communications/public relations chair.
Resource Boards and Volunteers
28 Mar 2024
See you next week at ICON in Toronto! Chapter leaders are invited to join AFP Global for the chapter leader sessions (Chapter Board Workshop (CBW) and the Chapter Presidents Council Meeting (CPC)) that delve into different elements of chapter board governance, strategy, and management to support you...
28 Mar 2024
Orientation Follow-up and Developing a Membership Strategy It was wonderful seeing and hearing from you all earlier this month at the Chapter Membership Chair orientation. I want to spend some time addressing questions we received during and after the orientation. Membership Chair Orientation Follow...
28 Mar 2024
If you are a new chapter leader, either in the membership chair role officially or functioning as your chapter’s membership chair, welcome ! This role is very important, and we are thankful for your time and service to AFP. We will talk more about the membership chair role and our partnership at the...
28 Mar 2024
During ICON 2024 we held a session led by Nakera Dumas, Sr. Director of Membership at AFP entitled " Identifying and Communicating the Value of Membership". This session walked Chapter Leads through the process of identifying and communicating membership value to current members and prospective...
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