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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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Fundraising 101 - A comprehensive overview of fundraising,
presented by practitioner-experts in the field.

Monday, November 13 - Tuesday, November 14, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm at Plexpod Westport Commons
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Oct 19 - Development & Communications Officer
Local Initiatives Support Corporation (“LISC”) is a national non-profit business that works with residents and partners to forge resilient and inclusive communities of opportunity across America - great places to live, work, visit, do business and raise families. ... more >
Oct 17 - Associate Director or Director of Development-College of Science and Mathematics
The North Dakota State University Foundation and Alumni Association (“Foundation”) is committed to building enduring relationships that maximize advocacy and philanthropy to support North Dakota State University. Within the bounds of protecting donor privacy, we conduct our business transparently and with integrity and honesty. We are committed to excellence and to maintaining the public trust and inclusiveness. We collaborate with campus partners, students and alumni, along with business, industry and the community to share North Dakota State University’s story, raise funds, manage assets and administer resources. Located in Fargo, ND, the Foundation manages total assets of nearly $250 million, including an endowment of approximately $180 million. In order to fulfill our mission, we are seeking innovative, collaborative and mission-driven individuals who are interested in joining a growing team dedicated to maximizing advocacy and philanthropy to advance North Dakota’s land-grant university. If this description appeals to you and matches your goals, please review the current openings below. The Foundation is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit package to our employees. ... more >
Oct 10 - Chief Development Officer, Camp Fire National
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Camp Fire in the search for a Chief Development Officer. To apply for this position, visit: ... more >
Oct 2 - Foundation President
The President of the Foundation is responsible for accomplishing the financial, service, programming, and quality goals for the Foundation, with a primary objective to build healthy, thriving communities in the 30-county region served. ... more >
Sep 26 - Development Director - Central Region
The successful candidate for the Director of Development will be someone who is passionate about education, entrepreneurship and youth development! If you have a track record of successful fund raising from individual major gift donors, annual campaigns, corporate sponsors, and special events this could be a great opportunity for you. The primary responsibilities of this position will be fund development in Kansas and Oklahoma as well as managing the Development Directors in Texas and Missouri. ... more >
Oct 18 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (Oct. 18, 2017): Donor Storytelling, Volunteer Retention, Major Gifts, Checkout Donations Programs & More!
(Oct. 18, 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 >
Oct 18 - AFP Board Adopts New Approach to Diversity and Inclusion
The AFP International Board approved a series of changes to the association’s diversity and inclusion efforts, including a new focus on access and equity and new resources to support each chapter’s diversity efforts. ... more >
Oct 17 - Comment on the New Tax Reform Plan That Could Reduce Giving by Billions
(Oct. 18, 2017) AFP is calling on U.S. members to provide comments online about the new GOP Tax Reform Framework that could reduce by giving by $13 billion every year. ... more >
Oct 11 - Member Spotlight: Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
AFP talks with Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, long-time fundraiser and nonprofit leader, about becoming a CEO, Hispanics in fundraising and the importance of mentoring. ... more >