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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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with Carol Weisman

Tuesday, Feburary 6, 2018, 8:30am - 2:00pm
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center
Early Bird Pricing through 1/15!
$129 AFP members; $175 non-members

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Interested in a February Focus scholarship? Click here for more information. AFP Mid-America Chapter members are eligible to apply. Applications are due by January 5, 2018.

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Dec 12 - Prospect Research Analyst
UMKC Foundation is seeking a full-time Prospect Research Analyst. We are looking for a qualified, mission-oriented candidate who demonstrates the fundamental competencies of prospect research and seeks to grow in the profession. Applicant should be curious, analytical, persistent, and detail-oriented. A creative thinker and problem solver, candidate should work well both independently and in collaboration with others. Excellent communication and customer service skills are essential. ... more >
Nov 14 - Donor Relations Director / Major Gifts Officer - The Salvation Army
KEES has been exclusively retained by The Salvation Army in its search for a Donor Relations Director/Major Gifts Officer (DRD/MGO) in the St. Louis Metro Area. The DRD/MGO is responsible for ongoing and proactive relationship management, strategic communications plans, gift cultivation, and solicitation activity, with an assigned caseload of qualified and potential major donors. ... more >
Nov 3 - Director of Annual Giving
The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive multi-faceted annual giving program that includes personal solicitation of prospects, donors, direct mail, phone-a-thons and online solicitation strategies. The director is responsible for building a program that generates unrestricted and budget-relieving revenue for the foundation and health system by setting strategically aligned revenue and participation goals. ... more >
Nov 2 - Director of Development
The Director of Development leads Powell Gardens’ development department and is a member of the senior management team. This position is responsible for establishing, facilitating, and evaluating a highly professional, ethical and successful development program. The Director of Development mentors and manages staff and volunteers in the design and implementation of the major gift program, annual fund, grants, sponsorships, membership, and fundraising events. The Director collaborates with the Executive Director, a campaign consultant and Board members for major gift solicitations for campaign, operations and strategic initiatives. ... more >
Dec 14 - Free AFP Member Webinars
The following webinar recordings are provided free to AFP members as a benefit of their membership. New webinars will be added as produced. ... more >
Dec 14 - Part Two: Small Shop Sponsorship – The Three-Headed Hydra
Defeat the challenges of raising sponsorship dollars in a small shop with these strategies from Christian Robillard. ... more >
Dec 13 - Naming Directive Restricts Hospitals’ Discretion to Change Their Corporate and Business Names
Despite comments and input from AFP and others, the Hospitals Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care in Ontario has issued a directive restricting the naming of hospital corporations and, in some instances, individual hospital sites. ... more >
Dec 12 - AFP Foundation Receives Grant to Continue Fellowship Program
Great news! AFP's Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy program is expanding into a national program in 2018. ... more >
Dec 12 - CRA Announces New Charities Education Program
The new Charities Education Program (CEP) includes elements of both an educational purpose, as well as the possibility of a pre-audit. Here's what you need to know about this new Canada Revenue Agency initiative. ... more >