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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 31 - Development Associate
SUMMARY OF JOB SCOPE & RESPONSIBILITIES Responsible for conducting grant research, proposal writing and reporting, and for gift entry and acknowledgement. Supports fundraising activities of the Children’s Theater of Madison from individual, corporate, foundation, and government sources, as assigned. ... more >
Jul 31 - Development Director
Combat Blindness International is looking for a passionate individual to join our team bringing sight to Dane County and the world. ... more >
Jul 31 - Fund Development Coordinator
Looking for a rewarding job where every day is different? Do you enjoy analyzing outcomes and the factors leading to them, looking for connections? Do you like to plan events and have experience posting on social media sites? Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dane County seeks a full-time, Fund Development Coordinator to join its young and creative development team. ... more >
Jul 31 - 2015 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors
2015 Sponsorship Opportunities ... more >
Jul 27 - Development Director
The Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of WI is seeking a Development Director to build on its existing fundraising program. This position is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of all fundraising events and fund development programs. The Development Director supervises the Development Coordinator, volunteers and committees; takes a leadership role in securing corporate sponsorships; develops relationships in order to secure and steward major gifts; manages budgets; oversees event operations; performs administrative functions related to fundraising. ... more >
Jul 29 - 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 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 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 >