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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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Mar 13 - Director of Major Gifts
Kansas City Ballet is seeking a Director of Major Gifts to manage a portfolio of assigned, qualified donors; assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization. This position plays a key role in the Ballet's upcoming endowment campaign. ... more >
Mar 6 - Director of Major Gifts
As a major gifts professional working with a critical segment of MOCSA’s donor base, the Director of Major Gifts will be responsible for securing funds for the agency by managing a group of current and prospective donors, as part of the $4.4 million agency budget. As a Development Team member, this position will be accountable for fundraising efforts, such as identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major donors and prospects. ... more >
Feb 13 - Development Assistant
This position provides comprehensive administrative and project management support to the Directors of Individual Giving and Corporate Relations by managing a wide range of projects and tasks, as assigned. This position is full-time, non-exempt. Open until filled. ... more >
Feb 13 - Development Manager: Prospect and Calls Management Specialist
This position will provide comprehensive administrative and project management support to the Chief Development Officer, and in the area of major gifts, manage the prospect and calls management process. This is an exempt position. Accepting applications through Feb. 28, 2018. ... more >
Jan 23 - Funds Development Manager
The Northeast Community Center is seeking a Funds Development Manager to coordinate all aspects of fund development and public relations for the Northeast Community Center and its flagship program, Harmony Project KC. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 19, 2018): Emailing Donors, Better Photos, Donor-Advised Photos & More!
(Mar. 19, 2018) 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 >
Mar 20 - Three Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Charity Auction
(Mar. 20, 2018) An auction can be one of the best ways to raise money for your cause—provided you know what you're doing, of course. Here's a bit of advice to help you get started. ... more >
Mar 20 - Mastering the Four Fundamentals of Diversity in Giving
The AFP Webinar on Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action, presented by Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, and Dr. Janice Gow Pettey on March 14, highlighted the need for fundraising today to be tailored to the interests, value, and traditions of the many, replacing the one size fits all approach. ... more >
Mar 20 - AFP Young Professional Spotlight: Leah Heister
AFP talked with Leah Heister, one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, about how she got involved in fundraising, what it’s like to work in the consulting field, and the importance of networking and mentoring. ... more >
Mar 20 - April is National Financial Literacy Month—Ways to Educate Donors About Financial and Charitable Planning
April 2018 is the 14th anniversary of National Financial Literacy Month and an important opportunity for all charities to help educate donors about financial challenges and how planning—and including philanthropy in your planning—can help overcome those challenges. ... more >