MARRIOTTSVILLE, MD. February 16, 2021 – Today, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, and DonorSearch, a leading prospect research provider that empowers nonprofits of every size and sector to digitally transform and strengthen a nonprofit’s financial capacity, announced a strategic partnership to support and train charitable fundraisers around the world through education and content provision.
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DonorSearch will be a Development Partner with AFP and support the association’s mission to uphold and advance ethical and effective fundraising. DonorSearch will provide educational content to AFP members, including webinars, sessions, and videos, so they can better reach out to and connect with donors, volunteers and other supporters, an important process for charities that has grown more complicated with the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing.
AFP’s recent Fundraising Confidence Surveys have found that fundraisers are slowly growing more confident in their optimism about future efforts, but many have commented about fatigue and concerns over another difficult year. They are searching for new ideas, innovation and inspiration to help identify, reach out to and connect with donors and supporters.
The AFP Partners Program provides participating organizations with year-round opportunities to engage the fundraising community and pursue corporate social responsibility through tangential support of the causes for which they work. Through thought leadership, marketing, content and professional development channels, AFP Partners position themselves as industry leaders committed to advancing philanthropy and ethical fundraising worldwide. Their financial and programmatic support also enables AFP to develop highly competent fundraisers and educate the public on the industry’s ability to fuel societal change in critical arenas like education, healthcare, community development, and equity and inclusion. For more information about the AFP Partners Program, contact Chris Amos, senior director, business development, at Chris.Amos@afpglobal.org.
With more than 6,000 active clients, DonorSearch is a leading provider of prospect research solutions for nonprofits. The company was founded in 2007 with the mission to provide premier donor intelligence data and tools to strengthen a nonprofit’s financial capacity. Today, our team builds and maintains the most robust wealth and charitable giving data set in the industry. For more information, follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.
Since 1960, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. The association works to advance effective and ethical philanthropy by providing advocacy, research, education, mentoring, collaboration and technology opportunities for the world’s largest network of professional fundraisers. AFP’s 26,000 members in more than 240 chapters raise over $100 billion annually for a wide variety of charitable organizations and causes across the globe. For more information, go to afpglobal.org.