Project Updates

[Apr 18 '16] Committee and Website Project Update

The response to our announcement to move forward with a comprehensive AFP website revitalization has been nothing short of tremendous. More than two thousand volunteers have come forward to serve on advisory committees and we received dozens of valuable referrals for website developers to help us with our project.

So, as you can imagine, March and April were very busy months for us. Beyond preparing for conference, we fielded numerous requests by web developers for clarification on project specs and we began to sift through the two thousand requests for seats on our project advisory committees. We’re talking to other organizations that have recently redesigned their websites for suggestions and advice about process and pitfalls, and we’re continually refining lists of business and technical requirements that need to be prioritized and accommodated over the life of the project.

Because of the volume of bid inquiries and volunteers we are vetting, the deadline for bid submissions was extended to April 22. Our internal communication team will identify two finalists for the bid in early May; we’ll call on one of our advisory committees and the AFP executive team to contribute to the process of selecting the winning vendor in mid-May. After a brief getting-to-know you and orientation period, work will begin in earnest by June.

More updates to come in May. Thank you again for your support and interest in the web project.

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  1. January 2016

    New AFP Preview Page

    A "sneak peek" of what to expect from AFP's new online experience. Sign up for a website review group, get a comprehensive overview of the new features and functions, and see a Timeline of targets and launches over the coming year.

  2. May 2016

    New AFP Online Member Community

    Connections are the heart and soul of the fundraising profession. That is why AFP is launching a new online community, allowing the AFP community to interact, network and share expertise with one another through tailored, personalized discussion groups. Help build the knowledge base for your success and fundraising's future!

  3. January 2017

    New AFP International Website

    The revitalization of AFP International's official flagship website will take you to the forefront of the online association world and better deliver your benefits how you want, when you want. All the news and information you need to succeed, targeted research, practical tools, and more — just a click away!

  4. June 2017

    New AFP Chapter Experience

    The next generation of the AFP Chapter online experience arrives. Fully integrated with AFP's website and database, the AFP Chapter sites will enhance and propel the member experience to a new level of interactivity and knowledge.

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