Research and Reports
AFP FUNDRAISING RESOURCE CENTER
You have fundraising questions - AFP has the answers! AFP gives members free access to the Fundraising Resource Centre (nonmember charges apply). Knowledgeable staff are available from 9 am - 6 pm Eastern to provide information on topics ranging from endowments to the Internet to salaries. Call toll-free at 800-688-FIND (US & Canada) or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also visit the online Resource Center - there is an online card catalogue, FAQs, a fundraising dictionary and much more!
Until recently, there has been very little scholarly research on the practise of fundraising. To address this need, AFP has assumed a leadership role in the advancement of research on fundraising and philanthropy through a number of initiatives.
- AFP State of Fundraising Reports: The AFP State of Fundraising Reports are a series of reports that track and compare annual fundraising levels among AFP members' organizations.
- AFP Compensation & Benefits Survey: AFP annually collects data on members' salaries and benefits. This report is free to members.
For a the latest research and statistics, visit the Research area of the AFP International web site.
OTHER RESEARCH AND REPORTS
Nonprofit Overhead Cost Study - National Center for Charitable Statistics