There are many ways for you to enhance your career development through Apra, free for members.

Want more? There are still plenty of resources on the Apra website:

    • Access quick, educational tips and thought-provoking discussions with Apra Bytes and Beyond Prospecting: The Apra Podcast
    • Interact with your peers and problem solve through Twitter Chats and PRSPCT-L, the non-profit fundraising and prospect development discussion group and mailing list.
    • For great insights, best practices, case studies, member profiles and more, visit Connections, the official online publication of Apra.

Apra Resources

  • Body of Knowledge

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    FREE RESOURCE FOR APRA MEMBERS. Last updated February 2019. Developed by Apra volunteers in each area, this comprehensive tool helps individuals and their managers identify growth opportunities and ensure they have the knowledge and resources needed to excel in their current positions or assume new responsibilities at their organizations. The Body of Knowledge (BOK) also helps prospect development professionals demonstrate the breadth of their knowledge to those who are less familiar with their role.

  • Due Diligence Toolkit

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    FREE RESOURCE. Last updated June 2020. Requests for due diligence can be onerous and time consuming. If your organization does not already have a due diligence policy, the Due Diligence Toolkit will help you formulate your own. Additionally, if your organization already has a due diligence policy, this toolkit could suggest some improvements to your current policy and/or your current due diligence process.

  • Ethics and Compliance Toolkit

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    FREE RESOURCE. Last updated May 2020. Apra’s Ethics and Compliance Toolkit serves as a reference for all Apra members and others, including but not limited to researchers, data analysts, and development officers. Resources include Apra Principles of Ethics and Compliance, “Ask The Ethicist” columns from Apra’s Connections newsletter, link to listen to Ethics podcasts, and Apra’s Ethics Toolkit.

  • 2018 Salary Survey

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    FREE RESOURCE FOR APRA MEMBERS. Launched in early 2018, the Salary Survey was a comprehensive assessment of compensation, benefits, workload and more in the prospect development field. The report equips you with the information you need to advocate for your own compensation and benefits, set appropriate staffing levels at your organization, or simply see how you stack up in comparison to others. Join Apra today to access the 2018 Salary Survey for free.