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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.

Hoffman Lampo Marty 2013AFP Mid-America Chapter Past Presidents Jane Lampo, CFRE (1998),  Diane Marty, CFRE (2008-2009),
and Stuart Hoffman, CFRE (2004) enjoy the AFP Holiday Social

 

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2012 Ten Star

 

The Mid-America Chapter received the Chapter Ten Star Award, which recognizes the Chapter as a model in accomplishing the goals set forth by AFP and chapter leadership. The Chapter is also a past recipient of the Founders' Award for Public Service, honoring chapter achievements in promoting and maintaining high standards of public service and conduct.

 

The Mid-America Chapter has the networking, educational and career advancement opportunities fundraisers need at every stage of their career. Make a big difference! Join or renew your membership to AFP today! Join now and save! Click here for more details!

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Apr 15 - Mid America Chapter President
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society is seeking a Chapter President for its Mid America Chapter. This position is responsible for providing leadership in all areas of chapter operations including fund development, client programs, financial management, board and staff development The chapter funds local programs and services for people with MS and their families, and supports the Society’s research mission to find a cure for this chronic and often disabling disease of the central nervous system. The Mid America chapter provides programs, fund-raisers, activities and services for 253 counties in Kansas, western Missouri, Nebraska and Pottawattamie, Iowa. The Chapter had $4.5 million in total revenue in FY 2013, with 25 professionals on staff, 22 members on the Board of Trustees, and 32 persons serving on the three City Boards that support the chapter. ... more >
Feb 13 - AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Programs
AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Program ... more >
Jan 28 - February Focus on Fundraising
February Focus on Fundraising ... more >
Jan 6 - Member Benefits
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Jan 6 - Chapter Programs & Events
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Apr 16 - AFP Expands to Reach More Communities
At the recent AFP board meeting held in conjunction with the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising, we were delighted to announce the chartering of two new AFP chapters: the AFP Bermuda Chapter and the AFP BC, Okanagan Chapter. The new additions bring us to 235 chapters worldwide, extending our reach beyond 30,000 members and countless nonprofit organizations. ... more >
Apr 15 - Top Ten (Week of April 16, 2014): 5 Unusual Direct Mail Techniques to Try
(Apr. 16, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how networking can turn into big dollars, why you need to stay true to your work ethics, how one massive capital campaign can affect other local nonprofits, getting involved in creating the crowdfunding bill of rights and how (and why!) to engage your donors BEFORE you ask for money. ... more >
Apr 15 - How To Get Big Donations—Through Your iPhone!
(Apr. 15, 2014) Experienced in internet donation processing, Philip King of Cornerstone Group of Companies talks to us about big mobile donations and how integrating fundraising channels is a key step in getting more donations! Learn from King and Cornerstone’s clients’ experiences with mobile donations—you too can cash in through your iPhone. ... more >
Apr 8 - Your AFP Foundation For Philanthropy In Canada Is Making A Difference!
(Apr. 7, 2014) As fundraisers, the notion of "what's in it for me?" is usually not our normal approach to things. Yet, you can be confident that your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada is having a positive impact on professional development programs across the country. Check out these infographics on the reach of various scholarship and regional initiatives. ... more >
Apr 8 - New Chapter Formed In British Columbia
At the most recent AFP board meeting in San Antonio, the newest AFP chapter in Canada was chartered: the British Columbia, Okanagan Chapter. ... more >