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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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Apr 22 - Associate Director, Community Development
Take your career on a mission…a mission to make a difference in the lives of 50 million people with arthritis. If you’re looking for a challenge that also offers the opportunity for professional growth and personal fulfillment, then I invite you to consider a career with the Arthritis Foundation’s Upper Midwest Region. The Associate Director of Community Development, in collaboration with volunteers, is responsible for advancing the Arthritis Foundation’s cause through the planning, management, and implementation of the Dane County based events. These events bring together corporate partners, medical leaders, community leaders and volunteers from the community. ... more >
Apr 22 - Major Gifts Officer
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) to work closely with the President/CEO to help design and implement comprehensive campaigns, identify and provide strategies for expanding philanthropic growth, and grow annual giving/membership levels. In alignment with the organization's efforts to increase overall donations, the MGO will have the opportunity to evaluate current programs and operations, and provide recommendations for growth. ... more >
Apr 18 - Director of Development
The Director of Development/Olbrich Botanical Society plans, directs, and coordinates all Olbrich Botanical Gardens/Olbrich Botanical Society development activities, all fundraising programs, and special events, by performing the duties personally or by supervising a very capable staff. Programs include, but are not limited to, major gifts, annual giving, planned gifts, membership memorial and tribute giving, grant writing, special events, marketing and communications. ... more >
Apr 17 - 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 >
Apr 4 - Foundation Manager
The Foundation Manager at Agrace, under the supervision of the VP, Foundation, is responsible for operational management of the Foundation and oversight of staff and programs related to annual giving and special events. The Foundation Manager will ensure the best experience possible for the majority of Agrace supporters, effective operations, and serve as a senior member of the team contributing to, and guided by, strategic and annual plans to meet program and capital fundraising goals. This position is a public representative of Agrace and the Foundation and is expected to conduct presentations to internal and external groups to educate and engage potential supporters. ... more >
Apr 23 - 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 >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >