News and Updates

AFP Announces 2018 Class of Distinguished Fellows

The Distinguished Fellows program and Honorary Fellows program spotlights individuals who have made significant leadership contributions to the philanthropic and fundraising professions, and who will continue to advance AFP’s mission and vision through their volunteer and advisory work.  “Our Distinguished Fellows this year represent the best of the fundraising profession,” said Mike Geiger, president and […]


AFP Is Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive Credential

I remember 1993 very well, as I became a member of AFP and began the Master of Arts in Philanthropy and Development program at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota as part of the third cohort. With great professors and great texts, I learned about our craft and planned for my CFRE, which I earned in […]


Toronto Fundraiser Jim Allen, ACFRE Wins the Barbara Marion Award

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has bestowed the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP, the association’s highest volunteer and leadership recognition, to James (Jim) Allen of Toronto, Ontario. AFP is the largest association of fundraisers in the world, and the award is named for Barbara Marion, ACFRE, the first woman to chair both AFP and […]


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