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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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Aug 18 - Database Coordinator
Edgewood High School of the Sacred Heart is seeking a part time (15-20 hours per week) individual to maintain, track and process gifts using Raiser’s Edge, Greater Giving and Microsoft Office. Individual should have working knowledge of nonprofit development, be detail oriented, have excellent organizational skills, and a high level of oral and written communication skills. ... more >
Aug 11 - Development Manager
The Humane Society of Southern Wisconsin is seeking applicants for the position of Development Manager. This position offers flexible hours for the right candidate and the opportunity to work in an exciting and progressive organization that helps more than 3,000 lost and homeless pets each year. Over the past four years the Humane Society has made amazing advances in the way we care for lost and homeless pets, but also in the way we treat and interact with the people and the community we serve. Previous experience in Development is required and will be key for the successful candidate. This is an opportunity to truly build the program and literally save furry little lives. Currently the Humane Society receives approximately half of its annual $1 Million budget from donations, fundraisers and direct mail efforts. ... more >
Aug 8 - Director, Annual Giving
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)*, the private fundraising and alumni relations organization for the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is recruiting for an experienced annual giving professional to join our team. The Director, Annual Giving is responsible for leading the centralized annual giving program to grow immediate and long-term philanthropic support of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The position also develops, leads, and grows programs to achieve specific fundraising goals in four areas: alumni/donor participation, leadership annual giving, parent, and student giving. ... more >
Aug 8 - Resource Development & Community Relations Manager
Provides leadership and administrative oversight for Foundation, grants, and community relations, ensuring the appropriate level of coordination among all areas of the college so that positive external relationships are created and maintained. This position ensures that college development, grants, and Foundation are fully integrated with college priorities and are aligned with the college’s strategic initiatives. Responsible for planning and directing all resource development and philanthropic initiatives for the college. This includes all policies, objectives, and initiatives related to grant administration, BTC Foundation, and Alumni functions (fundraising, scholarships, in-kind donations, special events, and marketing). ... more >
Jul 28 - Managing Senior Director of Development
Become a part of a team that is dedicated to curing cancer! The Managing Senior Director of Development will work directly with the Vice President of Development in the Medical Advancement Group regarding the planning, management, and implementation of a comprehensive healthcare philanthropy program in support of the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center (UWCCC). ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 2017) 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >