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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


Send a request to receive information via email about upcoming Chapter programs and events!2015 Ten Star Gold logo  Friends of Diversity 2014 


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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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 >
Apr 2 - Development Manager - Grants
Rose Brooks Center, a non-profit domestic violence agency, is hiring for a full-time Development Manager - Grants in Kansas City, MO. Excellent writing skills for working with funders with grant writing experience with Government, Foundation, Corporate and other proposals. ... more >
Mar 25 - Director of Development / Institutional Advancement
Missouri Military Academy seeks a Director of Development / Institutional Advancement. Missouri Military Academy (MMA) is a boy’s preparatory grade 6-12 boarding school with a military tradition that empowers boys and young men to unlock their full potential through a structured program of academic excellence, character development and leadership training. MMA has a sizable endowment and is considered to be one of the best military schools in the United States. To apply: ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >
Apr 14 - Giving USA 2015
(April 15, 2015) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 13 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada Receives $400,000 Boost to Expand Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
From diversity to inclusion 2.0! The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship has funded the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada for a second project to create a fundraising fellowship program. ... more >
Apr 13 - Alberta Plan Lowers Charitable Tax Deduction Rate
A proposed reduction in Alberta's charitable tax credit is a concern for charitable causes in the province. Read on for AFP's response and action plan. ... more >