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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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The Mid-America Chapter received the Chapter Ten Star GOLD Award, which recognizes the Chapter as a model in accomplishing the goals set forth by AFP and chapter leadership. The Chapter is also a 2014 Friend of Diversity. 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.

 

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May 14 - Director of Development - Nebraska & South Dakota
Ducks Unlimited, Inc., the continent’s leader in waterfowl and wetlands conservation, seeks a Director of Development to provide strategic direction and leadership for the development efforts in the assigned region. The primary responsibilities are to identify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations to support the conservation mission of Ducks Unlimited. ... more >
Apr 23 - National Philanthropy Day 2015
National Philanthropy Day 2015 ... more >
Apr 10 - Fund Development
This person will be a key member of YVC Headquarters staff. He/she will be responsible for ensuring sustained funding of the national organization by developing and implementing the YVC Headquarters fundraising strategy and assisting YVC Affiliates across the U.S. and Canada in fundraising. This position is a full-time (40 hours per week), salaried, exempt position. The position reports to the Chief Operating Officer and works closely with the President. ... more >
Apr 9 - Director of Major Annual and Planned Gifts
The Director of Major Annual & Planned Gifts will play a central role in developing and managing The Land Institute’s major gifts program during a period of unprecedented growth. The successful candidate will be both passionate about the organization’s mission and motivated to effect change, and will possess the creativity and energy to grow and nurture a nationwide donor base. Working closely with the development team, including the President and Vice President, s/he will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individuals and foundations capable of contributing annual gifts of $5,000 – 25,000 and all planned gift prospects and planned gift donors. ... more >
May 22 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >
May 20 - 2014 Chapter Impact Campaign Donors
Thank you to the chapters that made a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy supporting one or more strategic initiatives: Capacity Building for the Foundation, the Diverse Communities Scholarship Program, Professional Education and Career Development and Research and Innovation. ... more >
May 19 - Top Ten (Week of May 20, 2015): How to Write When You Have Nothing to Say
(May 20, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including solving problems by learning how to share; a look at the latest data on smartphones and what it means for fundraising; seven disciplines for nonprofit sector excellence; transforming staff into champions; and more! ... more >
May 19 - Parliament Hill Day Builds Trust, Sets Stage for Future Advocacy
(May 20, 2015) Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, more than 35 representatives from a variety of nonprofit organizations and associations, including AFP, participated in the first Hill Day in Ottawa to educate Parliament about the importance of Canada’s charitable sector and the impact it has upon society. ... more >
May 19 - How Big Picture Thinking Will Improve Your Fundraising Event
(May 20, 2015) You more than likely have a checklist when planning your annual event. However, when you are immersed in the minutia of details that have to be executed it’s possible you are missing some of the big-picture items that can make the difference between a good event and a great event. ... more >