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2018 AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
City University
521 Wall Street
Seattle, WA 98121
United States
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 8:00 AM to Thursday, November 15, 2018, 6:00 PM PDT
Category: AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course


Members: $390
Non-members: $490

*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 or call the office at 206-971-3605 for the discount code. 

About the Event

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is composed of seven modules that have been designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. This 16-hour program includes case studies and projects for groups and individuals, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques. This intensive program will provide an overview of skills, techniques and program components for individuals with 0 to 4 years of fundraising experience. 

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is presented through lecture, case studies, and the encouragement of participant dialogue. Each participant will receive a printed manual on the first day of the course.

Each of the following modules will be led by a seasoned fundraising professional. There will be seven speakers, one for each of the modules below. More information about our speakers coming soon!

Modules include:

Module 1: Overview of Fundraising
Module 2: Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program
Module 3: Marketing for Ongoing Success - Christie Cotterill, Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Module 4: Building & Sustaining Relationships - Shamra Clark, Shamra Clark Consulting, LLC
Module 5: Securing the Gift  - Aggie Sweeney, CFRE, Campbell & Company
Module 6: Volunteers – Partners in Fundraising - Kirk Laughlin, Academy For Precision Learning
Module 7: Management & Accountability - Dr. Angela Beard, Sanford Institute of Philanthropy at City University of Seattle

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

Target Audience

This course is designed for fundraisers who are new to the profession or who have 0 to 4 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) credits in Category 1.B - Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Contact: Advancement Northwest Office - [email protected] or (206) 971-3605