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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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Apr 21 - Director of Development and Major Gifts
Riverfront is a nonprofit organization focused on providing a spectrum of innovative support for individuals with disabilities so they may live more independent lives. We work alongside youth ages 3-18 and adults to offer educational experiences for independent living and employment skills training. Riverfront is a resource for people with disabilities, facilitating individuals’ ability to live, learn, and work in each of the eight communities we serve in western Wisconsin. The Director of Development and Major Gifts is a member of the Culture Leadership team and plays a key role in fostering the culture of philanthropy and fund development for Riverfront. The position reports to the CEO and provides strategic and tactical leadership in a dynamic and results-driven environment to develop donors and contributions to support Riverfront. The Director is responsible for managing all aspects of philanthropy and fund development, including corporate culture, systems and procedures. Commitment to Riverfront vision and mission is critical and must be able to translate Riverfront’s program, activities and finances into fundraising opportunities attractive to donors. ... more >
Apr 21 - Data Analyst
Using data mining, modeling and analysis, (in conjunction with a comprehensive understanding of development processes), the analyst works to create statistically based solutions and offer important insights into the giving patterns among our various constituents. ... more >
Apr 19 - Interim Executive Director
The Crossing, an ecumenical campus ministry for the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the larger Madison area, seeks an experienced and enthusiastic leader to serve as Interim Executive Director for a period of approximately six months, beginning late summer 2017. This short-term position will focus on the area of fundraising and development, while providing day-to-day leadership to the organization and staff. Compensation is competitive and negotiable. ... more >
Apr 13 - Director of Development
The Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association (WFAA)* is recruiting for an experienced development director to join a team of professionals responsible for the private funds development programs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This position will have primary responsibility for the management of a comprehensive philanthropy program, with particular focus on the Center for Healthy Minds (CHM). ... more >
Apr 19 - Donors 3.0 — “Show Me The … Diversity?”
(Apr. 19, 2017) Being an inclusive organization is another measure to include in your donor stewardship report. Zaina-Sophie Salibi argues for a pro-active approach to becoming savvy in both the theory and practice of diversity and inclusion. ... more >
Apr 19 - AFP Banff Compass 2017, May 8-11
This year's theme for AFP Banff Compass is "Inspiring Your Future; Leading Through Transition." It's an intimate, affordable conference in a must-visit location. Read on for more information! ... more >
Apr 19 - It’s a Small World: Customizing Fundraising Strategies for Global Audiences
Over the past five years, Kiwanis Children’s Fund, Lions Clubs International, and Rotary International combined have raised more than a billion dollars in nearly 30 currencies from donors in over 200 countries. So, together they have more than a few good ideas for customizing fundraising strategy to appeal to diverse domestic and international audiences. ... more >
Apr 19 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Questions for Barb Coury, CFRE
Barb Coury, CFRE, is regional chief development officer for the American Red Cross in the state of Indiana. Oh, and she’s ALSO our CCS Outstanding Fundraising Professional. Learn about her career, her secrets to fundraising success, and why she loves working at the Red Cross. ... more >
Apr 19 - Inaugural AFP Canada Board of Directors Announced
The efforts and impact of AFP Canada members will now be linked to the work of AFP International through a new governing body, the AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >