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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.


Have questions about getting involved? Contact our Chapter Administrator.


The Mid-America Chapter has the networking, educational and career advancement opportunities fundraisers need at every stage of their career. Make a big difference! Join or renew your membership to AFP today! Join now and save! Click here for more details!

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Jun 28 - Director of the VFW Foundation
The Director of the VFW Foundation is responsible for providing overall leadership to achieve Foundation philanthropic fundraising goals and objectives in support of the VFW. For complete information visit ... more >
Jun 22 - Grants & Communications Officer
A fantastic opportunity to join the team at one of Kansas City's top nonprofits. The primary responsibility of the Grants & Communications Officer is to research and prepare grant proposals and applications for submission to mostly local and some national foundations,trusts and corporations. Additionally, this position will assist with on-going fund development communication efforts, in support of Women's Employment Network (WEN). ... more >
Jun 16 - Director of Stewardship and Donor Services
The Director of Stewardship and Donor Services is responsible for designing, implementing and coordinating an institution-wide comprehensive donor relations and stewardship system that appropriately and consistently promotes interaction with and recognition of donors at all levels. ... more >
Jun 16 - Director of Annual Giving
The Director of Annual Giving will work with UMKC Foundation staff to conceptualize, organize, implement and evaluate a strategic annual giving program that raises unrestricted and restricted gifts for UMKC priorities through the solicitation of alumni, parents, students, employees and friends. ... more >
Jun 15 - Mid-America Conference on Fundraising
Mid-America Conference on Fundraising ... more >
Jun 28 - Giving USA 2016
(June 29, 2016) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Giving USA is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jun 28 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada congratulates and thanks those chapters that were among the first to LEAD BY EXAMPLE in achieving 100 percent participation among their board members in the 2016 Campaigns. ... more >
Jun 28 - Atlanta Fundraiser Lisa Kennedy Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP
AFP has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Lisa Kennedy of Atlanta, GA. ... more >
Jun 28 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 29, 2016): "Brexit" Issues for Nonprofits, Gift Planning Tips, More!
(June 29, 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 >
Jun 21 - 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 >