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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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Jul 6 - Development & Events Manager
The Development & Events Manager will provide leadership, strategic initiative, and management of our multi-faceted fundraising efforts including events, corporate sponsorship, and other approaches to increase Gio’s Garden’s financial support from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other sources. ... more >
Jul 2 - Annual Giving Manager
Natural Heritage Land Trust is a nonprofit land-protection organization based in Madison, WI. Our mission is to protect natural areas, rivers and streams, wildlife habitat, working farms, and recreation land to provide a high quality of life in the Dane County, Wisconsin region. We are a results-oriented organization. Since our inception in 1983, we have permanently protected almost 10,000 acres of important land and water. ... more >
Jul 2 - Associate Director of Development
The person in this position creates opportunities for donors to explore The Nature Conservancy and conservation giving opportunities, and implements meaningful donor recognition. S/he involves appropriate colleagues from across the Conservancy’s global staff, and is capable of describing the work of the Conservancy in accessible terms, persuasively and with personal conviction. S/he may be responsible for volunteer engagement within formal and/or informal networks. The Associate Director will demonstrate excellent written, visual/design, and in-person communication skills, and will use the Conservancy’s donor database. ... more >
Jul 1 - Manager of Individual Giving
The Manager of Individual Giving creates and implements a comprehensive plan to attract new individual donors, as well as increase current donors’ support for – and engagement with – the MSO. The Manager of Individual Giving implements and evaluates a comprehensive individual giving strategy for our large base of contributors, and supports major and planned giving initiatives. This position works as part of a small team reporting to the Director of Development. ... more >
Jul 1 - Development Assistant
Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, everyday around the world. Through programming in sports, health, education and community building, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities solving the injustice, isolation intolerance and inactivity they face. This is a great opportunity to work for Special Olympics Wisconsin as the Development Assistant in our Madison Headquarters office. The Development Assistant will be responsible for administrative duties surrounding our major donor events and Board of Directors meetings as well as general administrative duties and research for the Development department and President/CEO. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, one year of fund raising experience, excellent writing and proofreading skills and willingness to work occasional nights and weekends. ... more >
Jul 6 - AFP’s National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 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 >
Jul 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 1 - Top Ten (Week of July 1, 2015): 13-Step Process to Building and Strengthening Your Mid-Level Giving Program
(July 1, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Jul 1 - Canada: First Federal Platform Proposal for Charities Includes New Minister, Federal Department
A coalition of charities and nonprofit associations, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, has developed the first-ever federal platform proposal for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector. ... more >