SESSION I: Monday, Nov. 13 8:00 A.M. -5:00 P.M.

SESSION II: Tuesday, Nov. 14 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M.
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Hills Bank - North Liberty 

590 W. Forevergreen Rd.

North Liberty, IA 52317


Mary Beth Kunz Keel 
Association of Fundraising Professionals 


Kelly Allen, CFRE
Mary Klinger, CFRE
Melissa Pence, CFRE
Jenifer Vick, CFRE 
Eric Weiler, CFRE 
Dawn Brouwers, CFRE
Lorrie Erusha, CFRE
Hilery Livengood, CFRE
Jason Wright, CFRE


The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges nonprofit organizations face every day. The International Standard for training the fundraising novice, the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques.

This 16-hour program includes case studies and projects for groups and individuals, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. This intensive program will provide an overview of skills, techniques and program components for individuals with up to 4 years of fundraising experience. Full participation in the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is applicable for 16.0 points of CFRE Credit in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

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

This course brought to you by our generous sponsors: