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AFP Greater Madison Chapter is a partnership of people and organizations devoted to advancingethical and effective philanthropy through education, professional development, networking and outreach. Our core purpose is to advance ethical and effective fundraising.

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Nov 24 - Lead Community Support Specialist
The Developing Abilities Program is a community residential support program for young adults with Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. This is a full- time Lead position with mainly second shift responsibilities. There will be a coverage and on- call responsibility every other weekend. The Lead will provide direct care to the clients, as well as support the Home Manager with special projects. ... more >
Nov 12 - 2015 Philanthropy Day
The Philanthropy Day Luncheon and Awards will be held Friday. November 13, 2015 at the Overture Center for the Arts. ... more >
Nov 11 - Director of Special Events & Marketing
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS Director of Special Events and Marketing manages strategic direction of Boys & Girls Club of Dane County (BGCDC) signature fundraising and leadership events to ensure fundraising goals are defined and executed. The Director of Special Events and Marketing is also responsible for overseeing all event committees and volunteer leadership surrounding these key events and related gifts solicitations. ... more >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >
Nov 18 - Celebrating National Philanthropy Every Day
In a moving tribute to National Philanthropy Day, Roger Ali, CFRE, chair-elect of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada, shares how we all can make a difference through small acts and a giving heart. ... more >