2021 AFP Donor Retention: A Self-Assessment Workshop

The Fundraising Effectiveness Project annual survey indicates that nonprofits are losing nearly as many donors and gifts as they gain each year. The focus of this comprehensive 4-hour workshop is on developing a donor retention plan based on what research indicates really works.  It shows the value of tracking overall gains and losses in gifts and donors – and then using that information to develop cultivation strategies to improve donor retention. Designed for fundraising professionals at the intermediate to advanced level who have responsibility for donor cultivation. Facilitated by Lori Hunter Overmyer, CFRE. CFRE Credit available.

WHO: Designed for fundraising professionals at the intermediate to advanced level who have responsibility for donor cultivation. Teams of two from each agency should include a development professional and a data collection professional.

WHEN: Thursday, June 17, 2021

Organization/agency Teams of two (data and development): 

  1. with budgets under $1,000,000 (morning session, 8am-12 noon)
  2. with budgets over $1,000,000 (afternoon session, 1pm – 5pm)

HOW MUCH: $60 per Team

Registration is limited to the first 24 registrants in each cohort!

2021 AFP Fundraising Fundamentals Course

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. Designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. This program is up to date, including the latest in technology from social media to CRM, with case studies and projects for groups and individuals to make the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable.

WHO: For individuals with 0-4 years fundraising experience

WHEN: September 28-29, 2021

HOW MUCH: Registration fee: $390 for members; $490 for non-members

2021 Scholarships will be available

2021 CFRE Exam and Prep Conversation

Central Ohio AFP chapter CFREs will lead an interactive discussion on the value and importance of the CFRE designation, and preparing for, testing for, and maintaining your CFRE credential. Available study aids will be reviewed, and tactics and strategies for studying will be discussed. We will review the six knowledge domains, the format of the test and the particulars of the test-taking experience, and cover all relevant aspects of the CFRE. We will answer all your questions to relieve your stress and gain you the confidence you need to prepare and pass the CFRE exam. 

WHO: For fundraising professionals with 5 or more years of experience

WHEN: Wednesday, August 25, 2021 3:00pm-5:00pm

HOW MUCH: Registration fee: Free for members; $10 for non-members