AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

September 15-16, 2016 

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. each day
Seattle University
1401 E. Jeffreson St Suite 401, Seattle, WA 98122
Jefferson Building, 4th Floor 
Free street parking available.

Registration for this event is now closed.
We will not be able to accept any walk-in registrations.

Check out AFPs website for a list of other upcoming Fundamentals programs

Members $390.00* | Non-members $490.00

*The $100 member discount for this program is open to members of any
AFP chapter -- not just Advancement Northwest! 
If you're a member of another AFP chapter, 
email us
 at or call our office at 206-971-3605 for the discount code.



This two-day intensive program designed by experienced fundraising professionals will give you a complete overview of the fundamentals of fundraising. Best suited for early-career fundraising and nonprofit professionals, the seven modules in this program will cover how to organize and manage fundraising programs, explain a variety of fundraising techniques, and present case studies that will give you practical, real-world ideas for how to apply your fundraising knowledge.


Each of the following modules will be led by a seasoned fundraising professional:

There will be seven speakers, one for each module below. More information about our speakers coming soon! 

1. Overview of Fundraising - Gail Romero, CFRE
2. Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program - Aggie Sweeney, CFRE
3. Marketing for Ongoing Success - Leslie Larson
4. Building & Sustaining Relationships - Ray Li
5. Securing the Gift - Sarah Valentine, CFRE
6. Volunteers/Partners in Fundraising - Karen Rotko-Wynn, CFRE
7. Management & Accountability - Dr. Angela Beard

The modules include:

Module 1: Overview of Fundraising
Module 2: Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program
Module 3: Marketing for Ongoing Success
Module 4: Building & Sustaining Relationships
Module 5: Securing the Gift
Module 6: Volunteers/Partners in Fundraising
Module 7: Management & Accountability

For more information about the offered Modules, check out the AFP website. 

Target Audience

This course is designed for fundraisers who are new to the profession or who have up to four years of experience, including executive directors, program managers, special event coordinators, leadership volunteers and others. 

Participants who complete this course will earn an AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Certificate plus 16 points of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credit in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application.