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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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2017 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising
April 2 - 5, 2017 at the Marriott on the Plaza in Kansas City, MO
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Jan 17 - Director of Planned Giving
The Director of Planned Giving is responsible for leading a comprehensive planned giving program across numerous programs and hospitals within Saint Luke’s Health System, based in Kansas City, Missouri. This position facilitates the development of planned giving prospects in partnership with the entire Foundation development team. Responsibilities include identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospective and existing planned giving donors; facilitation of planned giving education and marketing, and administration and stewardship of life income gifts, bequest expectancies, realized bequests, life insurance gifts, charitable annuities, real estate gifts, and other complex assets. The Director of Planned Giving reports to the Executive Director of Saint Luke’s Foundation. ... more >
Jan 11 - Director of Advancement
The FarmHouse Foundation, the educational foundation and fundraising arm of FarmHouse International Fraternity, is seeking a highly motivated, donor-centric, goal-driven fundraising professional to serve as the Director of Advancement. This individual is a vital team member in furthering the Foundation’s mission and purpose. ... more >
Jan 9 - Director of Development
Heartland Chamber Music is seeking a half-time Director of Development. This is an exciting opportunity to be on the ground floor of launching Sprouts that has the potential to change the landscape of Arts Education in Kansas City. This is a new position for the organization created to support Sprouts, with potential for growth. Here is a video about Sprouts: ... more >
Position Summary: Responsible for cultivating and stewarding relationships with major and prospective donors in a national multi-state territory. Manage and grow both major and planned gift revenue from targeted donor segments, including prospective, current and lapsed donors. Continually communicate with donors and match the donors’ philanthropic desires with the needs of the organization. ... more >
Jan 5 - AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Programs
AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Program ... more >
Jan 19 - AFP Canada Board of Directors 2017 Nominations
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is proud to announce that a new AFP Canada Board governance structure will be implemented in 2017. Nominations to serve on the first Board of Directors are open until January 31, 2017. ... more >
Jan 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 16, 2017): Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy, More on the Overhead Myth, Storytelling More!
(Jan. 16, 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 >
Jan 12 - What’s Top of Mind for Fundraisers in 2017?
(Jan. 11, 2017) Instead of predicting what might happen in 2017 (and you can find a lot of those articles here), we asked a few AFP members what issues they are most concerned about—the trends or challenges that are keeping them up at night. ... more >
Jan 11 - AFP Top Ten (Week of January 9, 2017): Communicating Effectively, Buy-A-Brick Fundraising, The Donor Journey, More!
(Jan. 9, 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 >
Jan 4 - Russell Raker, Father of the ACFRE Program, Passes Away
Russell Raker, ACFRE, former AFP board member who led the development and implementation of the Advanced Certified Fund Raising Credential (ACFRE) program, passed away on Dec. 21 at the age of 75. ... more >