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


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Jan 29 - Quarterly Roundtables 2015
Programs & Events: Quarterly Roundtables ... more >
Jan 29 - Senior Development Director
The vibrant and talented professional development team within the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Office for Development & Alumni Relations seeks an experienced fundraising professional to fill the Senior Development Director position for the Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business. The school of business has the second largest alumni base of UWM’s schools and colleges, providing a deep constituency for connection and cultivation. The Lubar School’s strategic priorities and business connections also provide fertile opportunities to secure support from southeastern Wisconsin corporations. As the need for private funding increases to support university priorities, the Senior Director will serve as a key member of the Lubar School’s leadership team. ... more >
Jan 27 - Development Assistant/Office Manager
The Development Assistant/Office Manager is a multi-faceted position that acts as the primary administrative staff person for Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo, primary support staff for Development efforts, and primary staff support for Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo Board of Directors. The role has three main functions, Office Manager, Development Assistant and Board Liaison. The position will also provide administrative support to the Executive Director of Friends of the Zoo. Key duties will include management of all office functions, administrative and reception duties, coordination of administrative volunteers, processing of all donations, management of the donor database, and special event support. ... more >
Jan 27 - Director of Advancement
The Aldo Leopold Nature Center (ALNC) is a non-profit environmental education organization established in 1994 to provide year-round, interactive programs which, “...teach the student to see the land, to understand what he sees, and enjoy what he understands,” in the spirit of conservationist Aldo Leopold. Driven by this mission, ALNC operates two campuses in Dane County—in Monona and Black Earth—to provide more than 50,000 visitors each year with hands-on interactive programs and exhibits. Primary programs include school field trips, summer camps, family, homeschool and scout programs, adult workshops, special events, after-school programs for economically disadvantaged youth, and high-tech educational exhibits. Additionally, ALNC facilitates Nature Net, a state-wide educational network. Through these programs, ALNC fosters admiration and respect for nature, and encourages sustainability and stewardship of the land for visitors of all ages. To find out more about the Aldo Leopold Nature Center, please visit: ... more >
Jan 27 - Development and Fundraising Coordinator
This position plays a critical role on the committed team at Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center. Safe Harbor is a 510c3 non-profit that works with community partners investigating child abuse to conduct forensic interviews, facilitate team collaboration, and reduce the trauma experienced by children. The Development Coordinator position is responsible for implementing a fundraising and marketing plan including three annual fundraising events, as well as leading donor relations and corporate funding requests. The position also is responsible for coordinating all media and public relations efforts. Resumes will be accepted until 2/4/15. Applications and a position description can be found at ... more >
Jan 29 - Giving USA 2014
(July 16, 2014) 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 >
Jan 28 - Top Ten (Week of January 26, 2015): Helping Volunteers Fall in Love with the Mission
(Jan. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including why you should start peer-to-peer fundraising this year; why selling alone can’t close your first “sale;” a cautionary case study on board management; monthly giving programs for the small shop; and more! ... more >
Jan 28 - Call for Research Papers in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015. Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015. ... more >
Jan 28 - Technology: Fundraisers and Donors Not Yet on the Same Page
(Jan. 28, 2015) A new report by Give Central, a web-based donation platform, underscores the disconnect between the increasing ability and eagerness of nonprofits to take advantage of rapidly evolving technology—and the reluctance of donors to take advantage of the same. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >