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Welcome to the MO, Mid-America Chapter

The mission of the AFP Mid-America Chapter is to support and promote the work of ethical, professional fundraisers who facilitate philanthropy in the Greater Kansas City area.

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May 23 - Donor Relations Directors / Major Gifts Officers
The Salvation Army seeks two compassionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial fundraising professionals who possess significant major gifts experience in either the corporate and foundation or individual giving areas. ... more >
May 16 - Development Strategist_Individual Giving Officer #27-17
Development Strategist/Individual Giving Officer #27-17 ... more >
Apr 17 - Advancement Associate
The Advancement Associate is responsible for writing and compiling all proposals for funding – foundation, corporate and individual – and assist with annual and other special appeals. The Advancement Associate reports to the Director of Advancement and supports the director’s efforts by crafting proposals, writing appeals and vetting and researching prospective sources of funding in order to achieve contributed revenue goals to meet the needs of the orchestral education program. ... more >
May 23 - Member Exclusive Free Webinar: Career Planning, the Strategic Plan of You
(May 10, 2017) Continuing our series of member exclusive webinars this session looks at career planning. As professional fundraisers we spend a lot of time planning. Events, strategic plans, development plans, all get our attention. Does your career planning get as much attention? Just like successful major gifts, learn to make the right moves at the right time. This session will also include a review of CFRE and ACFRE credential process. ... more >
May 18 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 17 - CRA Recommendations Support Public Policy Engagement by Charities
(May 17, 2017) In a significant win for Canada’s charitable sector, the Canada Revenue Agency has recommended major changes to laws and regulations that will encourage charities to engage more fully in public policy dialogue and development. ... more >
May 17 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 17, 2017): Spam Filters, Fax Numbers and Business Cards, Finding Major Donors & More!
(May 17, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
May 11 - Donations to Nonprofits Increased by Three Percent in 2016
Released at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, the latest Fundraising Effectiveness Survey Report found that overall donations to nonprofits in the US increased 3% in 2016 while the retention rate of donors decreased slightly to 45%. ... more >
May 31, 2017 - AFP Webinar
June 14, 2017 - June Breakfast Forum
July 19, 2017 - July Breakfast Forum
August 16, 2017 - August Lunch Forum
August 30, 2017 - AFP Webinar