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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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Aug 25 - Executive Director-Western WI
The Executive Director is responsible for achieving revenue objectives by creating an atmosphere of empowerment and engagement for chapter volunteers and staff. He or she will accomplish this through leadership, management and growth of the chapter territory including annual budget development, planning, implementation and evaluation of all chapter operations and revenue activity in conjunction with the chapter Board of Directors ... more >
Aug 25 - Executive Director
Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW), a Madison-based coalition of 66 nonprofit groups, seeks an Executive Director to lead the organization and build on its mission to raise funds and visibility for local nonprofits focused on social and environmental change. The Executive Director is responsible for managing the daily operations of CSW and implementing the mission, vision, strategic goals, and objectives of the organization. The full-time position offers generous benefits, pay commensurate with experience. For a full position description and to apply please go to Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and completed questionnaire to Position will remain open until filled, but for best consideration apply by October 4, 2016. CSW values diverse life experience in its staff and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Those who are bilingual or bicultural, members of racial/ethnic minority groups, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. ... more >
Aug 24 - Director of Development
The Capitol Lakes Foundation is looking for a Director of Development at Madison's premier retirement community. ... more >
Aug 24 - Development Officer
The university is currently seeking a qualified individual to assume the role of Development Officer for Institutional Advancement. Under the direction of the Vice President for Institutional Advancement the Development Officer is responsible for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gift prospects for the university. The Development Officer will carry a portfolio of donors and prospective donors and will be expected to utilize moves management to successfully realize significant contributions on a regular basis. Although based in Dubuque, Iowa, the position will require significant travel and occasional weekend responsibilities. ... more >
Aug 21 - Events and Volunteers Assistant
The part-time Events and Volunteers Assistant has four primary areas of responsibility: (1) coordinating MMoCA’s volunteer program and writing the volunteer e-newsletter; (2) coordinating entertainment; (3) assisting MMoCA’s Director of Events & Volunteers with key fundraising events, such as the Art Fair on the Square, Holiday Art Fair, Hair Affair, MMoCA Nights, and Art Velo, etc.; and (4) securing in-kind contributions. ... 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 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 >