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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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with Carol Weisman

Tuesday, Feburary 6, 2018, 8:30am - 2:00pm
Kauffman Foundation Conference Center

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Nov 14 - Donor Relations Director / Major Gifts Officer - The Salvation Army
KEES has been exclusively retained by The Salvation Army in its search for a Donor Relations Director/Major Gifts Officer (DRD/MGO) in the St. Louis Metro Area. The DRD/MGO is responsible for ongoing and proactive relationship management, strategic communications plans, gift cultivation, and solicitation activity, with an assigned caseload of qualified and potential major donors. ... more >
Nov 3 - Director of Annual Giving
The Director of Annual Giving is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive multi-faceted annual giving program that includes personal solicitation of prospects, donors, direct mail, phone-a-thons and online solicitation strategies. The director is responsible for building a program that generates unrestricted and budget-relieving revenue for the foundation and health system by setting strategically aligned revenue and participation goals. ... more >
Nov 2 - Director of Development
The Director of Development leads Powell Gardens’ development department and is a member of the senior management team. This position is responsible for establishing, facilitating, and evaluating a highly professional, ethical and successful development program. The Director of Development mentors and manages staff and volunteers in the design and implementation of the major gift program, annual fund, grants, sponsorships, membership, and fundraising events. The Director collaborates with the Executive Director, a campaign consultant and Board members for major gift solicitations for campaign, operations and strategic initiatives. ... more >
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 >
Nov 20 - 2018 Accord Materials
As the chapter president, this is your opportunity to showcase the chapter. We strongly recommend that you engage your board in the work of completing the required reports. ... more >
Nov 20 - AFP U.S. Legislative Update: Contact Your Senators the Week of Thanksgiving
(Nov. 20, 2017) AFP, the Charitable Giving Coalition and other organizations continue to reach out to the U.S. Senate regarding its tax reform bill and push Senators to support a universal charitable deduction. ... more >
Nov 16 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Nov 15 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (November 15, 2017): Discovering What Donors Want, Challenges of Donor Clubs, Ethics and Donor Retention & More!
(Nov. 15, 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 >
Nov 14 - Blackbaud Institute Reveals Key Factors Dramatically Transforming the Donor Marketplace
(Nov. 15, 2017) Fewer donors are giving to fewer organizations, and new in-depth analysis from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact examines the drivers behind this shift. ... more >