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IDEA Profile: Erica Williams "This is Where I Live"

Erica Williams was living a comfortable middle-class life. She commuted daily from her home in Florissant to her job as a paralegal at a firm in Clayton, where she enjoyed her very own office with an assistant and a view.
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COVID-19 Resources for Non-Profits

Here is a list of resources for different topics surrounding COVID-19.
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Free Online Courses! Blackbaud University – Fundraising and Nonprofit Basics

When was the last time you brushed up on your fundraising skills? AFP, in partnership with Blackbaud University, is excited to offer introductory-level courses on fundraising and relevant nonprofit topics at no charge to AFP members!

Explore these 8 topics and start learning today

  • Basics of Fundraising: Learn about implementing fundraising strategies, using case statements, acquiring major gifts, retaining donors, and leveraging the donor life-cycle
  • Basics of Marketing: Marketing is the cornerstone of social-good success. Is your organization continuing to spread your message and tell your story? Learn how to not only stand out as an organization, but also shine
  • Basics of Personas: Does your organization have personality? Do you know how to leverage personas? Learn how to engage supporters, target donors, and ultimately raise more funds
  • Basics of Impact: Learn how to measure and share your impact with your staff and donors
  • Basics of Finance: Acquire the skills to translate nonprofit financial jargon, complete financial tasks and procedures, run common financial reports, and understand goals and objectives of the finance office
  • Basics of Events: Is your organization planning and executing events effectively and successfully? Learn how to not only create buzz-worthy events, but also how to create meaning, purpose, and connection with your supporters
  • Basics of Nonprofit Organizations: Understanding hierarchy and structure is essential for all healthy nonprofit organizations. Learn about the individual roles and responsibilities of nonprofit leaders: board of directors, executive director, development director, finance director, and programming director.
  • Basics of Volunteers:  Volunteers are 100% necessary in the social good world. Is your organization fully utilizing volunteers? Learn the best ways to recruit, train, and retain your volunteers, turning them into long-term supporters.


Learn More and Register Today!

Please note
If you have not registered for an AFP Webinar or E-Course before, you will need to create a free account in our learning management system. This login is different than your AFP member login. Due to their structure, these courses are not eligible for CFRE education points.

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