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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
$150 AFP members; $199 non-members

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Jan 17 - Planned Giving Officer
The Planned Giving Officer position exists to build and cultivate relationships with donors that lead to new gifts and commitments supporting the Kansas Children’s Service League (KCSL) Foundation and KCSL services and operations primarily through a planned giving program. The work location for this position is in Kansas with the actual city to be determined based on the successful candidate. To apply, please go to the careers section of our website which is ... more >
Jan 12 - Development Director
Academie Lafayette, a French immersion public charter school in Kansas City, is seeking a Development Director to oversee fundraising, external communication, public relations, and alumnae programming. The Development Director is a senior level position reporting to the Head of School and will be the primary staff liaison to the Development Committee of the Board of Directors. He / she will serve on the school’s Senior Leadership Team. This position is critical to the success of the school in not only championing school-driven, parent and student led fundraising for day-to- day operations but also in serving as the relationship architect between major grantors and funders for the expansion efforts underway at the school. ... more >
Jan 8 - Director of Development
The Director of Development works in collaboration with the President to successfully promote the mission of Notre Dame de Sion Schools of Kansas City by serving as the primary fundraising officer for all annual fundraising events and activities. Under the leadership and vision of the President, the Director of Development is responsible for the strategic planning and successful management of the Annual fund, Gala-Auction and other fundraising events, alumnae affairs, solicitation of major gifts and scholarships, planned giving, and grant writing opportunities/responsibilities. In addition, all members of the advancement staff will directly report to the Director of Development, including the Alumni Affairs Coordinator, the Advancement & Gala Events Coordinator and other designated staff. ... more >
Jan 2 - Director of Development
Wonderscope Children's Museum of Kansas City is seeking a dynamic and skilled Director of Development. ... more >
Jan 16 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 15, 2018): Using Emotional Appeals, Planned Giving, Prospect Research & More!
(Jan. 15, 2018) 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 3 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 1, 2018): Nonprofit Marketing Nonsense, Board Retreats, Feeling Awkward about Bequests & More!
(Jan. 1, 2018) 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 2 - 2018 AFP Canada Board Approved
(Jan. 2, 2018) AFP sends its warm congratulations to the members who were recently approved by the membership to serve on the 2018 AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >
Dec 28 - Congress Approves Tax Reform Bills, Likely Leading to Drops in Charitable Giving
(Dec. 20, 2017) Research continues to show the final bill leading to drops of $13 – 20 billion in giving. Here’s a round-up of nonprofit provisions in the bill, as well as a statement from The Charitable Giving Coalition, chaired by AFP. ... more >