AUSTIN, Texas, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Abila, a leading provider of software and services to nonprofits and associations, announced today it has renewed its strategic partnership with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world.
For the second year in a row, Abila joins AFP's Strategic Partners Program at the highest level: Premier Partner. The Strategic Partners Program supports AFP's mission to advance effective fundraising in nonprofits around the world through the provision of topnotch, cutting-edge education and training, and the promulgation of the highest ethical standards in the profession.
"AFP and Abila believe a culture of philanthropy begins with fundraisers who have the ethics, education, and tools they need to maximize the impact of every dollar they receive toward a cause," said Andrew Watt, president and chief executive officer of AFP. "Our shared vision and ambitious goals to empower the fundraising community for the challenges it faces in an increasingly interconnected world are the pillars of a strong and sustainable partnership."
Last month, Abila sponsored AFP's International Fundraising Conference in Boston, and led educational sessions on its latest donor and nonprofit research.
"We are proud to continue our partnership with AFP, and support the growth of the fundraising profession," said Krista Endsley, chief executive officer for Abila. "We'll continue to collaborate with AFP to provide the support and tools today's fundraisers need to better engage their constituents and build donor loyalty."
Abila is the leading provider of software and services to associations and nonprofit organizations that help them improve decision making, execute with greater precision, increase engagement, and generate more revenue. With Abila solutions, association and nonprofit professionals can use data and personal insight to improve financial and strategic decision making, enhance member and donor engagement and value, operate more efficiently and effectively, and increase revenue to better activate their mission. Abila combines decades of industry insight with technology know-how to serve nearly 8,000 clients across North America. For more information, please visit www.abila.com.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents over 33,000 members in 238 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. For more information, go to www.afpnet.org.
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