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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 3 - Senior Campaign Director (Consultant)
Solutions 4 Fundraising (S4F) is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to join our team as a Senior Campaign Director. S4F has served non-profit organizations for over 17 years, mainly in the Midwest region of the United States. The majority of our clients include hospital and other healthcare organizations, academic institutions, arts and historical societies and animal care institutions. Our primary services include: 1) Planning and executing capital campaigns ranging from $1.5 - $24 million, 2) Expanding our campaign Educational Awareness program for clients who request our Get Out and Vote services for tax initiatives, 3) Feasibility studies, and 4) Board, staff and volunteer trainings. ... more >
Jul 29 - Communications Coordinator
The Communications Coordinator is responsible primarily for the communication functions, projects and duties of the National Fraternity as directed by the Executive Director in the successful completion of responsibilities. In addition, the Communications Coordinator will provide direct assistance to all other staff members as it relates to cooperative and joint duties of the entire office staff; follow up on problems, do research, and be responsible for communications and publications as they affect all aspects of office services. Maintains proper inventory of publication materials and manuals for distribution to chapters. ... more >
Jul 28 - Vice President of Advancement
The VP of Advancement loves the Lord with a passion for Stonecroft’s mission to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ, serves on the Leadership Team of Stonecroft, and helps the ministry advance by setting a strategic course for and raising $3.5M a year from current and future givers. ... more >
Jul 29 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >