Connections.  They are essential to every aspect of our lives - personal, spiritual and professional.  While they tie us to our past and ground us in tradition and identity, connections are key to moving forward.  As Christians, we value connections to our past, to the larger community and to each other.  These connections tie us together in community and move us forward in faith for service in and to the world.


Looking for a focused introduction to development (nonprofit fundraising, marketing, communications, and leadership)? Are you new to the field, with zero to four years of experience, or transitioning into the field, or someone for whom development is just one piece of your position? This is for YOU!

Learn the fundamentals of fundraising, from the donor cycle to building and communicating the case statement, to working with volunteers, constituents and boards. You don't have to be an ALDE member or from a certain type of organization to attend. We're here for you no matter where you are!

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CFRE Study Days
September 6 and 13, 2018

Taking advantage of CFRE Study Days is one of the most cost-effective and schedule-friendly ways to advance yourself and your organization. Of course, if you're preparing for the CFRE Exam you'll want to attend, but the course is beneficial for much more. It provides an excellent introductory overview if you're new to the field. It also offers a valuable review program for the more experienced professional. Details and registration.