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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.


Attention AFP Mid-America Chapter Members!

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Feb 13 - Development Assistant
This position provides comprehensive administrative and project management support to the Directors of Individual Giving and Corporate Relations by managing a wide range of projects and tasks, as assigned. This position is full-time, non-exempt. Open until filled. ... more >
Feb 13 - Development Manager: Prospect and Calls Management Specialist
This position will provide comprehensive administrative and project management support to the Chief Development Officer, and in the area of major gifts, manage the prospect and calls management process. This is an exempt position. Accepting applications through Feb. 28, 2018. ... more >
Jan 23 - Funds Development Manager
The Northeast Community Center is seeking a Funds Development Manager to coordinate all aspects of fund development and public relations for the Northeast Community Center and its flagship program, Harmony Project KC. ... more >
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 >
Feb 18 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of February 19, 2018): Donor Meetings, Reactivating Lapsed Donors, When Goals Don’t Matter & More!
(Feb. 19, 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 >
Feb 18 - Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report Shows Four Percent Giving Growth in 2017
(Feb 21, 2018) The latest report from Blackbaud, based on analyzing trends from nearly $30 billion in fundraising revenue in 2017, found that overall giving increased by 4.1 during the year, a substantial jump compared to relatively flat growth in 2017. ... more >
Feb 14 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of February 12, 2018): Special Valentine's Day Top Ten: All About Donors and Donor Love!
(Feb. 12, 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 >
Feb 14 - Global Trends in Technology and Social Media Use Among NGOs
(Feb 14, 2018) The third annual Global Technology Report analyzes how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) use web, email and mobile technology, online fundraising tools and social media, as well as manage data and security. ... more >