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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 24 - Director of Development
The Capitol Lakes Foundation is looking for a Director of Development at Madison's premier retirement community. ... more >
Aug 24 - Development Officer
The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Development Officer for Institutional Advancement. Under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement the Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects for the university. The Development Officer will carry a portfolio of donors and prospective donors and will be expected to utilize moves management to successfully realize significant contributions on a regular basis. Although based in Dubuque, Iowa, the position will require significant travel and occasional weekend responsibilities. ... more >
Aug 21 - Events and Volunteers Assistant
The part-time Events and Volunteers Assistant has four primary areas of responsibility: (1) coordinating MMoCA’s volunteer program and writing the volunteer e-newsletter; (2) coordinating entertainment; (3) assisting MMoCA’s Director of Events & Volunteers with key fundraising events, such as the Art Fair on the Square, Holiday Art Fair, Hair Affair, MMoCA Nights, and Art Velo, etc.; and (4) securing in-kind contributions. ... more >
Aug 9 - Major Gifts Officer
On behalf of Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin and the people it serves, the Major Gifts Officer will build SHFB’s Individual Major Gifts Program. Working collaboratively with the Director of Development & Communications, President/CEO, Board of Directors, and other staff, this position will screen and qualify current and new donors; manage portfolio and share collaborative prospects with team; promote and administer planned and monthly giving programs, and steward donors. ... more >
Aug 9 - Mission Advancement Director
The Wisconsin Lutheran Chapel and Student Center is seeking a dynamic individual for a new position to build upon its current support and engagement from the congregation, alumni and friends. The Chapel is located in a beautiful, state-of-the-art facility on Gilman Street and brings Christ’s light to campus. ... more >
Aug 23 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 22, 2016): From Passion to Professionalism, Cardinal Rules and Deadly Sins, More!
(Aug. 22, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Aug 23 - Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement
(August 23, 2916) Corporations, like individual donors, require cultivation and stewardship in order to have the most rewarding relationship. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Rachel Hutchisson, vice president of corporate citizenship and philanthropy at Blackbaud, about what corporations are looking for in offering nonprofits support, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Corporations and What They Want in Today’s World of Employee Engagement, on August 31. ... more >
Aug 22 - Avoid These Major Missteps When Asking for Major Gifts (Part I)
(August 22, 2016) One of the biggest mistakes development directors make when trying to raise major gifts is not asking. Amy Eisenstein, ACFRE, discusses this and other shortcomings that fundraisers commonly make in this article. If you want to do more than avoid mistakes and become a major gifts master, check out her new online course. ... more >
Aug 18 - Philanthropy in Action!
Have a photo of philanthropy in action you want to share? Email with your pic, a caption, and a short description of your organization. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 17, 2016): How Is Nonprofit Overhead Still a Thing, How Does It Feel NOT To Give, More!
(Aug. 17, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >