AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course - Sold out!

A great primer for those new to the field!

Wednesday, July 22 – Thursday, July 23, 2015
155 North Wacker
Suite 1790 
Chicago, IL 60606

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Wednesday, July 22
7:30 - 8:00 am - Registration 
8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Course 

Thursday, July 23
8:00 am - 5:30 pm - Course 

This program is sold out! 

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course provides new fundraisers—those with up to four years of professional experience—with an intensive introduction into the building blocks of effective practice. To design this 16-hour course, experienced fundraising professionals evolved AFP’s introductory programs to address the real-world needs and challenges non-profit organizations face every day. 

The intensive program provides an overview of skills, techniques, and program components, and includes substantive case studies and projects for both groups and individuals.

The course is organized into seven modules:

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

Course Objectives - An in-depth look at what you'll learn during each module. 

In addition, the course features case studies and small-group projects--making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. Those who complete the course are eligible to receive CFRE credit.

Meet the 2015 Faculty

 Eric Johnson
 Illinois Network of Charter Schools

 Judy Lindsey, CFRE
 WBEZ-Chicago Public Media

  Jill Koski, CFRE
  The Morton Arboretum


  Jamie Phillipe, CFRE
  The Chicago Community Trust 


Sandy Macnab,  FAHP, CFRE
Alexander Macnab & Co.


  Heather R. McGinness, CNM, CFRE
  Meyer Partners



  Travis Carley


  Michelle Sherbun, PCC, ELI-MP
  Merlin Solutions, LLC/OnPurpose Philanthropy, LLC


Registration Fees*
AFP Members: $425.00
Non-Members: $490.00
*includes course materials, breakfast, lunch, and breaks. 

Questions? Concerns?
Please contact Elizabeth Haley at the AFP Chicago office with any questions.

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