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Welcome to the MO, Mid-America Chapter

The mission of the AFP Mid-America Chapter is to support and promote the work of ethical, professional fundraisers who facilitate philanthropy in the Greater Kansas City area.

 

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Aug 24 - Part-time Grant Writer
This position is responsible for grant and report submission support, maintaining current resources and gaining new sources of revenue. This includes gathering information, writing and editing grant proposals, applications and reports. Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions a must. Knowledge of issues that impact individuals and families experiencing homelessness preferred. Experience with government grants a plus. No calls or emails please. ... more >
Aug 24 - Grant Writer
This position is responsible for conducting the full range of activities required to prepare, submit and manage grant proposals and includes compiling data, writing and editing grant proposals, applications and reports. Knowledgeable about issues that impact persons experiencing homelessness preferred. Experience with government grants a plus. ... more >
Aug 3 - National Philanthropy Day 2016
National Philanthropy Day 2016 ... more >
Aug 3 - 2016 Officers and Board Members
2016 Officers and Board Members ... more >
Aug 1 - Director of Advancement
Youth Symphony of Kansas City is a vibrant music education organization that provides enhanced orchestral experiences and builds the present and future classical music community. Through its four full orchestras and strings program, 400 students will participate in the 2016-17 season, bringing live symphonic music to more than 15,000 annually in free concerts throughout the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. The Director of Advancement oversees and is responsible for the entire effective execution of the Youth Symphony of Kansas City organization’s contributed revenue strategy. Key relationships include those with the philanthropic community, individual donors, board members, program alumni and their families, as well as leaders of corporations and foundations. The Director of Advancement works closely with the Executive Director in defining and achieving contributed revenue goals in order to meet the needs of the orchestral education program. ... 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 paffairs@afpnet.org 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 >