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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.

Hoffman Lampo Marty 2013AFP Mid-America Chapter Past Presidents Jane Lampo, CFRE (1998),  Diane Marty, CFRE (2008-2009),
and Stuart Hoffman, CFRE (2004) enjoy the AFP Holiday Social


Send a request to receive information via email about upcoming Chapter programs and events!2015 Ten Star Gold logo  Friends of Diversity 2014 


The Mid-America Chapter received the Chapter Ten Star GOLD Award, which recognizes the Chapter as a model in accomplishing the goals set forth by AFP and chapter leadership. The Chapter is also a 2014 Friend of Diversity. The Chapter is also a past recipient of the Founders' Award for Public Service, honoring chapter achievements in promoting and maintaining high standards of public service and conduct.


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Jun 23 - Development Specialist
Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity seeks a development professional who demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills. The person in this role must be highly organized and have the ability to work within deadlines. Duties include performing research for current and new funding prospects and administration of fundraising efforts with a focus on cultivating both corporate and individual alumni donors. ... more >
Jun 19 - Grant Writer
As part of Kansas City Repertory Theatre’s Development team, the Grant Writer will work closely with the Director of Development to effectively execute the creation of grant proposals and reports covering a wide range of program areas. While this position will have a particular focus on proposals, reports, LOIs and other administrative requests for government, institutional/family foundations, and corporate donors, it will also offer the opportunity to expand the grant writer’s portfolio to include broader development writing, such as case statements and related donor presentations. Finally, the grant writer will provide needed support in all areas of Campaign writing, including proposals and reports to major foundations. ... more >
Jun 16 - Director of Major Gifts
The UMKC Foundation is seeking a qualified candidate for the position of Director of Major Gifts, for the UMKC School of Computing and Engineering. Primary duties will include initiating, coordinating, and executing all major/ leadership gift fundraising that constitute a significant portion of campus advancement. Characteristic duties include identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospective donors for major gifts and leadership level gifts. Collaborate with the Alumni Constituent Relations directors to identify major and leadership gift prospects. Collaborate with senior leadership in developing strategic plans for major gift solicitation. Develop fundraising collateral materials to enhance the image of UMKC and promote fundraising strategies. The successful candidate should be a strategic self-starter who enjoys calling on donors and prospects, has a proven record of success in fund raising and/or sales, and demonstrates initiative and effective team-building skills. Other duties as assigned. ... more >
Jun 15 - AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Programs
AFP Mid America Chapter Scholarship Program ... more >
Jun 15 - Chapter Programs & Events
Chapter Programs & Events ... more >
Jun 24 - IRS Advisory Panels Calls for Review of Charity Form 990, Mandatory E-Filing
(June 24, 2015) The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), of which AFP President and CEO Andrew Watt, FinstF, is a member, has recommended that the Internal Revenue Service institute mandatory electronic filing of the Form 990. ... more >
Jun 24 - Top Ten (Week of June 24, 2015): From Figures to Fundraising: How to Apply Giving USA
(June 24, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to allocate a marketing budget to your social media strategy; the president’s role in a fundraising campaign; using volunteers to beta-test your organization; nine rules for ethical donor prospect research; how to nurture happy fundraisers; and more! ... more >