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Mentorship Program

AFP Mentoring Program 2017

The AFP Colorado Chapter realizes the importance of developing and maintaining strong fundraising professionals for the continued success of the nonprofit sector.  Therefore, we are proud to offer, as a benefit of membership, a 6-month mentoring program that engages new or early career professionals, as proteges, by providing a transfer of knowledge and professional development through a relationship with an experienced professional mentor.  Participation as a protege is available to all members of the Chapter who are currently working in the development profession for at least one year and up to four years. 

 

For more information, please contact Jan Hubert, at 303-246-1946 or janet.hubert@sclhs.net.  Applications are due at close of business on Monday, February 13, 2017. 

Mentor Application:     PDF     Word

Mentee (Protege) Application:     PDF     Word


Testimonial from Protégé Mary Ellen Williams:
“The AFPCC mentoring program came at the right time for me. I’m a novice in fundraising, and my mentor helped me understand the nuances as well as the mechanics of fundraising. Best of all, it transitioned into a working relationship to advance Foothills Art Center’s development program. It’s a win-win.” 

Testimonial from Mentor Valerie Ross:
“I gained as much value from my mentee as I was able to give her!  What a wonderful program.” 

Testimonial from Mentor Kathie Kramer Ryan:
"What a pleasure it was mentoring Kurtis in the AFP Colorado mentor program. As a 'mentee,' Kurtis had a positive attitude, asked great questions, and was willing to jump in and try new things. It was rewarding to be a part of his successes, plus I learned a lot, too! In the process of coaching Kurtis, I improved my abilities to organize information and explain it clearly. Logistically, AFP did a good job of organizing and supporting the mentors."

Applications are due at close of business on Monday, February 13, 2017.