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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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May 19 - 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards Call for Nominations
This is our call for nominations for the 2015 National Philanthropy Day Awards to be presented at the 28th annual awards luncheon, scheduled for Friday, November 13th at Overture Center for the Arts. ... more >
May 18 - Development Director
Public Economic Information Service is a national non-profit foundation supporting media. PEIS supports organizations placing the voices of working people, their organizations, especially their unions and communities on the airwaves and Social media. For the last 10 years PEIS has been supporting newscasts such as the Workers Independent News, and more recently the Wisconsin Education News. PEIS seeks to hire an experienced development director. The director will conduct the full range of activities including the identification of possible grant funding sources, or other organizations that are interested in broadening the news content. The Development Director is responsible for preparation, submission and management of grant proposals to foundation and other sources. This includes researching, compiling, writing and editing grant applications, as well as developing templates to streamline the grant proposal process. ... more >
May 15 - 2015 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors
2015 Sponsorship Opportunities ... more >
May 15 - Development Manager
The Development Manager will plan and implement the overall fund development efforts of Common Wealth under the direction of the Executive Director. This includes grant research and writing, donor development and other fundraising strategies. ... more >
May 25 - AFP’s National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
May 22 - Comments of the Association of Fundraising Professionals on Cancer Charities Charged With Fraud by FTC
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) released this statement in response to the recent action by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against three national charities, Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Fund of America, and Breast Cancer Society. ... more >
May 20 - 2014 Chapter Impact Campaign Donors
Thank you to the chapters that made a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy supporting one or more strategic initiatives: Capacity Building for the Foundation, the Diverse Communities Scholarship Program, Professional Education and Career Development and Research and Innovation. ... more >
May 19 - Top Ten (Week of May 20, 2015): How to Write When You Have Nothing to Say
(May 20, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including solving problems by learning how to share; a look at the latest data on smartphones and what it means for fundraising; seven disciplines for nonprofit sector excellence; transforming staff into champions; and more! ... more >
May 19 - Parliament Hill Day Builds Trust, Sets Stage for Future Advocacy
(May 20, 2015) Last Thursday, May 14, 2015, more than 35 representatives from a variety of nonprofit organizations and associations, including AFP, participated in the first Hill Day in Ottawa to educate Parliament about the importance of Canada’s charitable sector and the impact it has upon society. ... more >