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Development Professional Opportunity to Review Main Components of a Complete Fundraising Program

CFRE Review Course

Thursday, November 5, 2015 – 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, November 6, 2015 – 8:00 am – 5:30 pm
AFP’s revised CFRE Review Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is a two-day intensive program, the purpose of which is to provide an overview of skills techniques, and program components based on fundraising experience at the five-year level.

The course was developed for intermediate-level fundraising professionals who want a quick and comprehensive overview of fundraising principles, at a step above the fundamental level. Its content is organized around the CFRE exam domains: Current and Prospective Donor Research, Securing the Gift, Relationship Building, Volunteer Involvement, Management, and Accountability. Participants engage in fundraising problem-solving with top-notch professionals and network with fundraising peers.

The AFP CFRE Review Course consists of an introductory module and nine content modules. Each module contains content, questions for discussion, activities and other ideas and suggestions for engaging participants in reviewing the material.

The course will be held at The Bradley Center conveniently located minutes from hotel accommodations, downtown Pittsburgh, and the Pittsburgh International Airport.

$375 AFP members  (credit card registration)


Learn About New Rules for Engaging Sponsors

Association of Fundraising Professionals presents “New Rules for Engaging Corporate Sponsors” with Barbara Harrington Thursday, June 18, 2015 – 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Shannopin Country Club – 1 Windmere Road, Pittsburgh 15202 Register online  –  $25 for AFP members, $40 for not yet members Workshop Highlights: Sponsorship Trends & Ethics Case Studies Valuing Benefits and Pricing… Continue Reading

Fundraising in the Time of the Sequester

The sequester-which involves across-the-board cutting of all domestic programs-was supposed to be so horrible that both major political parties would want to avoid it and compromise-but it happened nevertheless. The charitable deduction is one of the most effective tax incentives, creating three dollars in philanthropic programs for every dollar forgone by the federal government-yet it… Continue Reading

2012 Emerging Philanthropy Conference

AFP, 412-642-7725 MAKING IT WORK is the focus of the 2012 Emerging Philanthropy Conference, the Western Pennsylvania region’s premier forum for donor-focused philanthropy. Please join us on April 26, 2012 At the Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe Canonsburg, Pennsylvania We are pleased to have two distinguished featured speakers. Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE, author and founder of the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island… Continue Reading

AFP-WPA Fellows Program Creates Opportunities for Diverse Fundraising Professionals

The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Western Pennsylvania Chapter (AFP-WPA) is pleased to announce a call for applicants for its 2012 Diversity Fellows Program. The Diversity Fellows Program is an outreach initiative of AFP-WPA, which extends scholarship opportunities to minority and underrepresented populations for inclusion in the chapter’s membership. AFP-WPA will select two (2) Fellows for 2012,… Continue Reading

Change Makers in Pittsburgh Area Honored

National Philanthropy Day Honorees National Philanthropy Day®, is the special day set aside to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy-and those people active in the philanthropic community-have made to our lives, our communities and our world. Please join us as the AFPWPA chapter honors the change makers in our community and… Continue Reading