Fundamentals of Fundraising

Our 2016 Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is now complete. Stay tuned for details on our 2017 Fundamentals course.
In 2016 we were pleased to award five bursaries at $300 each for participants of the Fundamentals of Fundraising course. 

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course was developed with a foundation from the Essentials of Fundraising Program and the First Course and 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.

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course, is also available as an eLearning course. The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning 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 course includes case studies and video segments, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising eLearning Course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques.

Within the course interface, you will have access to a glossary of fundraising terms and numerous resource documents that will be referenced throughout the course. You will even view a sample video of making “the ask” from experts in the field! 

Both in-person and on-line programs will provide an overview of skills, techniques and program components for individuals with 0 to 4 years of fundraising experience. Full participation in the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Courseis applicable for 16.0 points of CFRE Credit in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Modules:
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

Target Audience
Entry level with 0 to 4 years of fundraising experience.

CFRE Accreditation
Participation in the full program qualifies for 16 points toward CFRE education requirements.

Program Cost
AFP Members $410; Non-Members $510

Questions?
Please contact Sherri Sutherland, Fundamentals Dean at AFP Golden Horseshoe info@afpgoldenhorseshoe.org