AFP Announces Strategic Partnership With Givergy
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest association of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic relationship with Givergy, an award-winning fundraising platform that offers a range of fundraising solutions and expert advice.
With offices all around the world, Givergy joins AFP’s Strategic Partners program as a Development Partner and will have a presence in the Exhibit Hall of AFP ICON 2022, the largest gathering of fundraising professionals in the world, May 2 – 4, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company will be providing education, guidance and thought leadership to the AFP community in all aspects of fundraising through articles, webinars, educational sessions and other resources.
“This collaboration and partnership with Givergy, given its global perspective on philanthropy and its expertise with so many different aspects of fundraising and technology, will greatly benefit the AFP community,” said Mike Geiger, MBA, CPA, president and CEO of AFP. “Technology has simply become an absolutely necessity for any charity, especially with the pandemic, but also because organizations now have the ability to take their mission and their programs worldwide and create new groups of supporters anywhere across the globe. All of us at AFP appreciate Givergy’s commitment to the fundraising profession and our ability to create social impact that changes the world.”
“We’re incredibly excited to grow the relationship with AFP and support their wider community,” said Ben Crook, chief operating officer of Givergy. “The opportunity to engage with this many fundraising professionals is perfectly in line with our growth plans for 2022 and beyond. We know there is a need for a simple, affordable year-round fundraising solution in the global non-profit sector and we look forward to engaging with as many fundraising professionals as possible in the run-up to and at AFP ICON 2022, listening to their needs and ensuring we’re fully aligned in future vision and goals.”
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, equity and inclusion and countless other missions.
Source: Association of Fundraising Professionals
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