Educational Resources

The Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rice University

Looking to brush up on your skills or acquire new ones? Join the more than 4,400 professionals who have trained at the Rice University Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership over the past few years. The Center for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership offers programs ranging from The Art of Fundraising I to sophisticated data analytics and finance courses for the fundraising professional. The Center is an approved provider for CFRE education credits, and Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) members receive a 15% discount on all courses. If you have any questions, contact the Center’s Director, Kristen Schlatre, CFRE, at 713-348-6009 or learn more about the courses on their website. 

Charitable Gift Planners of Houston

The Charitable Gift Planners of Houston (CGPH; formerly known as Planned Giving Council of Houston) is the premier professional society organized to meet the specialized needs of planned giving, financial and legal professionals working together by exchanging information and sharing subject matter expertise. CGPH offers its members access to some of the most current ideas and trends in the field while simultaneously assisting with careers and professional advancement.

Grant Professionals Association - Southeast Texas Chapter

The Southeast Chapter (SETC) was chartered in 2005 as the first Grant Professionals Association chapter in Texas! The Chapter encompasses Harris, Walker, Galveston, and Jefferson counties, which stretch from the north of Conroe to the east of Beaumont to the south of Galveston and to the west of Houston and Katy. If you are new to grant writing or are a seasoned professional interested in professional development and networking with colleagues, join us at our meetings!  

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