Career development is why you are an AFP member, and the focus of all the association does. From resources to certifications, AFP strives to bring you the best and latest information to make you the best fundraising professional possible!
Featured Resource Links
- AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help you carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. It is regularly updated with new and targeted materials.
- AFP's Toolkit for New Fundraisers
This web page offers a broad overview of fundraising and puts the essential tools for getting started right at your fingertips. Whether you are new to the profession or just want to brush up on the basics, use this resource to get full benefit from AFP and start on the right foot in your new career!
- A Survival Kit for Fundraising in Challenging Times
A tumultuous economy can present unique challenges for nonprofit fundraising. Looking for ways to cope? AFP has compiled a toolkit of resources to advise and guide member fundraisers in tough economic times.
Career Development News
Jul. 22, 2014 -
Top Ten (Week of July 23, 2014): How Storytelling Defines Your Brand and Helps You Reach New Audiences(July 23 2014) Learn about storytelling and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on the impact of crowdfunding (in a great infographic); engaging millennial donors; running a small shop; monotasking—not multitasking!; thanking everyday heroes and how Jean Case instills the value of giving back. ... more >
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Jul. 15, 2014 -
Top Ten (Week of July 16, 2014): How to Empower Staff to be the Voice for the Organization through Social Media(July 16, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on updating your nonprofit’s ‘thank you’ webpage, why you MUST be on mobile, how to meet your perfect volunteer match, a major nonprofit CEO’s opinion on watchdog groups, taking a deeper look into Giving USA results as it pertains to healthcare, how (and why!) to measure your impact—no matter how big or small you are and why it’s time to get on board with the newest digital fundraising trend: Bitcoin. ... more >