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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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Oct 9 - Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations
Cardinal Stritch University Office of Advancement is seeking an energetic and articulate full-time Assistant Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. This individual will join a team which is inspired to build upon Stritch’s success in securing grants from government sources, Milwaukee’s corporate community and from charitable foundations through the nation. This position reports to the Executive Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations and will play a key role as the University dramatically increases its fund raising trajectory over the next five years. For more information about Cardinal Stritch University, go to ... more >
Oct 5 - Development Director
The River Alliance of Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s only organization devoted to conserving the state’s rivers, seeks a talented and experienced person to oversee its fundraising program. The goal of this position is to build relations with members, donors, businesses and others who care about and want to invest in river conservation. The River Alliance is in a strong fundraising position, and we are seeking an innovative fundraiser to add new ideas to a successful program. ... more >
Oct 2 - Development Assistant/Office Manager
The Development Assistant/Office Manager is a multi-faceted position that acts as the primary administrative staff person for Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo, primary support staff for Development efforts, and primary staff support for Friends of the Henry Vilas Zoo Board of Directors. The role has three main functions, Office Manager, Development Assistant and Board Liaison. The position will also provide administrative support to the Executive Director of Friends of the Zoo. Key duties will include management of all office functions, administrative and reception duties, coordination of administrative volunteers, processing of all donations, management of the donor database, and special event support. ... more >
Sep 29 - Development Associate
The Development Associate will work closely with the Executive Director to maintain Literacy Network's funding while the Development Director is on family leave. This is a limited term hourly position requiring 15-20 hours of work per week. The Development Associate will be responsible for maintaining and implementing the development plan consistent with the organizations overall goals, programs and growth strategies. ... more >
Sep 29 - Development Director
Position: Development Director Company: Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM) Job Location: Middleton, WI Start Date: Immediately Special Notes/Instructions: To apply, please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to or via fax to 608-845-3375 by Sunday, October 25th. Employment Term: Regular Employment Type: Full Time Hours per Week: 30 Work Hours (i.e. shift): 1st Shift Starting Salary Range: Pay Based on Experience Salary/Benefit Notes: Middleton Outreach Ministry offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Required Education:Bachelor's Degree Required Experience:3 to 20+ years ... more >
Oct 13 - 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 >
Oct 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >