Association of Fundraising Professionals
Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals has an agreement of cooperation and protocol of agreement with the Association of Fundraising Professionals. The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA is the world’s largest professional body for fundraisers. It represents 30,000 members in 212 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy.
AFP does this by enabling people and organisations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfils this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy.
Certified Fund Raising Executive
Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals is a Participating Organisation in the Certified Fund Raising Executive International Programme. CFRE International offers the only internationally-recognised baseline professional credential for philanthropic fundraising executives. Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) International certifies fundraising professionals who demonstrate the knowledge, skills and commitment to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in serving the philanthropic sector.
CFRE International fulfils this mission by establishing and administering a voluntary certification process based on current and valid standards that measure competency in the practice of philanthropic fundraising. In furtherance of its mission, CFRE International promotes voluntary certification, in dialogue with government and other bodies globally, as the preferred alternative to licensure and/or government regulation.
Africa Resource Network
The “Africa Resource Network” (ARN) is not-for-profit, voluntary membership association. Proposed in 2008 during a fundraising workshop in Mombasa, Kenya, the Network was registered in mid – 2009 Kenya. It is currently being hosted by the Kenya Association of Fundraising Professionals.
ARN’s vision is “Dynamic, innovative and effective fundraising professionals successfully driving development in Africa and globally.” ARN’s mission is to develop the capacity of fundraising professionals to mobilise resources from within Africa and without, using innovative, effective and sustainable resource mobilisation approaches. It promotes the development and sharing of best practice in resource mobilisation. The Network aims to bring together fundraisers, resource providers and mobilisers all over Africa so as to stimulate development in the continent.
The Resource Alliance
The Resource Alliance works with non-profit organisations around the world to help them achieve their financial sustainability by building skills, knowledge and promoting excellence within civil society. An international charity headquartered in London.