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Marketing Collaborator: AFP 2017 Mentoring Program

03 Nov 2016 3:10 PM | Stephanie Weadock (Administrator)

Now Accepting Applications for 2017 AFP Mentoring Program Two-Tracks Available!
For New Professionals and Advanced Track Professionals

Developed by the Greater Arizona Chapter, this incredible year-long program has been adopted as a model by AFP International. In addition to matching you with an experienced certified (CFRE) professional mentor, the program features educational presentations twice each month, covering all aspects of fundraising knowledge and skills to make yours a successful career. Designed especially for professionals new to the field of fundraising (1-5 years of experience) this program helps you move beyond the basics to learn in detail about:


The Case for Support, Annual and Monthly Giving, Special Events, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Volunteer Management, Donor Stewardship, Membership Programs, Capital Campaigns, Making the Ask, Prospect Management and Research, Database Administration, Career Development and moreā€¦


The Advanced program is a resource for experienced development professionals designed to enhance and broaden your knowledge, skills and success in one select aspect of fundraising that is currently not your expertise. This year-long program is oriented toward professionals with 5+ years of fundraising experience, and also matches participants with a certified (CFRE or ACFRE) professional mentor, who helps you through customized skill building and connections to other professionals that enables participants to master their goal, pursue their CFRE and publish a related article.


Master a certain discipline of fundraising at a low cost; Establish ongoing relationships with other fundraising professionals; Hone a specific skill that is not currently your fundraising expertise; Advance your career.


Deadline for applications: December 16, 2016. Annual AFP membership required (scholarships are available) is required by January 31, 2017.


Cost: Tuition $495 due with application (refunded if not enrolled in the program).


Questions?  Please contact the AFP Mentor Committee Chair, Chris Sar, CFRE at csar@phoenixchildrens.com


Download applications here:


New Professionals Track

Advanced Track

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