Education

Research is key in learning what skills are needed to overcome gender inequity and through the initiative we are looking at a number of different ways to provide educational opportunities—to help fundraisers develop those skills.

New

AFP IDEA: Women's Impact Summit
The AFP IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access) Women’s Impact Initiative has made a deep impact on the fundraising community by spreading awareness about all-important issues affecting women in the nonprofit sector. The Women’s Impact Summit brings those issues to the forefront for two powerful days this October in Phoenix, Arizona, following AFP LEAD 2019.

WII Releases New Male Allyship Document.
Being a male ally is recognizing the inequality that exists between genders/sexes and actively taking steps towards and standing up for issues that affect women. AFP’s new one-pager provides some initial ideas with more guidance coming in the near future.

*NEW* #TimesUp for Sexual Harassment in Fundraising

According to a study by AFP's Women’s Impact Initiative, nearly half of fundraisers have experienced, witnessed, or heard about sexual harassment on the job.

Produced by DonorPerfect, #Times Up for Sexual Harassment in Fundraising is a free e-book designed to provide nonprofits with:

  • Recent data on sexual harassment in fundraising
  • Best practices on creating a culture of safety, respect, and open dialogue
  • A sexual harassment policy template specifically written for nonprofits

Download the e-book now!


Education Resources

The below courses are offered through Catalyst (http://www.catalyst.org)

Unconscious Bias: From Awareness to Action - a free online course to understand unconsious bias and moving past it.

Communication Skills for Bridging Divides - Develop the practical communication skills leaders need to build a more tolerant and inclusive workplace through this "mini-course."

Becoming a Successful Leader (Inclusive Leadership Training) - Become a successful leader by learning 21st-century leadership skills and applying concepts to the real world.

From Hollywood to the Board Room: Sexual Harassment for Nonprofits - In this recorded webinar, Jennifer S. Jackman, Partner at Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP, will offer practical advice and provide an overview on laws, discuss sexual harassment and your volunteers and donors, the impact of claims on your nonprofit, and your duty to prevent these claims.

Collaborate and Shine: A Panel Discussion About Moving Past the Workbook and Working It - A Nonprofit Leadership Workshop presented by DonorPerfect and AFP

AAUW's Work Smart Salary Negotiation Online Course - this free online course will empower you with the skills to negotiate a higher salary.

Check back as we update this calendar of events