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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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Aug 18 - Development Director
The Development Director is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of a comprehensive development plan for Susan G. Komen South Central Wisconsin. The Development Director will provide strategic management and guidance on all fundraising related efforts to staff, volunteers and committees; take a leadership role in donor relations, and securing corporate sponsorships; manage development budgets; oversee event operations and evaluations; perform administrative functions related to local fundraising and Komen Headquarters policies. ... more >
Aug 11 - Non-Profit Executive Administrator
The ideal Non-Profit Executive Administrator is someone who can handle supporting multiple non-profit clients, has a strong administrative background, and enjoys working without much direction. Our clients look to us to provide not only impeccable administrative services, but also as a partner to help put processes into place, increase efficiencies, and offer suggestions on tools that may help their business. ... more >
Aug 11 - Internship - Special Events
Madison Public Library Foundation seeks a student intern for the fall semester to support our special events. Learn how to work with volunteers, develop a silent auction, and manage catering details - all to raise funds for your favorite library. ... more >
Aug 8 - Corporate & Foundation Manager
The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, under the dynamic leadership of Music Director Edo de Waart, has embarked upon a new era of artistic excellence and critical acclaim. Now beginning his sixth season with the MSO, Maestro de Waart has led sold-out concerts, elicited rave reviews, and conducted an acclaimed performance at Carnegie Hall on May 11, 2012, in the Spring for Music festival. Since its inception in 1959, the MSO has become one of the finest orchestras in the nation. The MSO’s full-time professional musicians perform over 135 classics, pops, family, and education concerts each season in venues throughout the state. A cornerstone of Milwaukee’s arts community, the MSO provides enrichment and education activities for audiences of every age, economic status, and background. ... more >
Aug 8 - Development Director
This position oversees and directs the development,marketing and public relations operations of The Salvation Army of Dane County. ... more >
Aug 28 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Aug 26 - Top Ten (Week of August 25, 2014): 6 Signs of a Well-run Nonprofit Organization
(Aug. 25, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how slactivists aren’t so bad afterall, which digital campaign tools you should be using (and the ones you should be forgetting), how to inspire action from tragedy, who is making the ‘overhead’ pledge (and how you can too!), how to cash-in on #GivingTuesday, what a nonprofit infographic should look like (and do) and why your nonprofit needs to be using LinkedIn! ... more >
Aug 26 - Want An Endowment? Plan For it—Ask For It
(Aug. 26, 2014) Among the excuses your nonprofit has for why you don’t have endowment donors, the only real excuse you can have is that you didn’t ask. Don’t let asking for an endowment gift intimidate you! Helen Monroe, head of Endowment Development Institute, gives you a step-by-step process (and a free checklist!) for every aspect of ‘the ask’—from identifying the donor, to your plan of attack, to your successful ask. ... more >
Aug 19 - Top Ten (Week of August 18, 2014): 7 Favorite Topics of Boring Fundraisers
(Aug. 18, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on learning how to tell stories from children’s books, what kind of year-end fundraising decisions you should be making NOW, an appeal list you should be checking (and checking twice), how to control others so they don’t ruin your nonprofit’s reputation, why corporations are partnering with nonprofits to boost their value, how to make the most out of email pre-headers and so much more! ... more >
Aug 13 - Stick With Us—We’ll Carry You Through Your Entire Fundraising Career!
(Aug. 13, 2014) From the first moment you realize you want to be a fundraiser, to the moment you reach that highest achievement that you’ve modeled your entire fundraising career over—AFP is there for you. As a study buddy, an endless pool of fundraising information, a place to meet fundraising fanatics like yourself and a place to help you grow. Use our Development Pathway to plan your fundraising career chock-full of AFP offerings! ... more >