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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.


September Breakfast Forum: Venture Philanthropy, with Bob Woodson
Tuesday, September 19   8:00am - 10:00am
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

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Thursday, November 9, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm at Plexpod Westport Commons
Congratulations to our National Philanthropy Day 2017 honorees - learn more here!

 Interested in registering for an upcoming event? Check out our event calendar page!


Have questions about getting involved with AFP? Contact our Chapter Administrator.


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!

Click on the Member Benefits tab for more information about the benefits of AFP Mid-America Chapter membership!

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Aug 17 - Major Gifts Officer
Prominent nonprofit social services agency in Washington, DC seeks Major Gifts Officer. Relocation package available. ... more >
Aug 17 - Executive Director of Development
The Salvation Army seeks a new Executive Director of Development in the Midland Division of its Central Territory. The Midland Division, based in St. Louis, serves communities in Missouri and Southern Illinois. ... more >
Aug 16 - Director of Major & Planned Gifts
This position is responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America senior living communities with emphasis on potential major and planned gift prospects from individuals, foundations, and corporations. ... more >
Aug 2 - Development Associate
The Linda Hall Library, one of the world’s foremost independent research libraries devoted to the support of research and scholarship in the fields of science, engineering, and technology, is seeking applicants with the knowledge, skills, and patience needed to manage and maintain a donor database system and related donor relationship and event software tools. Reporting to the Vice President for Development, the Development Associate will be responsible for the accuracy and integrity of the data and its use, especially related to donor prospecting, fundraising reports, mail lists, gift entry, donor acknowledgments, donor segmentation and recognition, and more complex reports used to inform fundraising strategies. This individual will also assist with prospect research and the Library’s annual giving program. The position requires keen attention to detail, an inquisitive mind, and a sense of humor. ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >