Association of Fundraising Professionals, Mid-America Chapter
P.O. Box 32101
Phone: (816) 226-6383
The Mid-America Chapter, founded in 1973, is based in Kansas City. The Mid America Chapter consists of more than 200 local members working to advance philanthropy through education, training and advocacy. Members are encouraged to participate fully in the many professional, programmatic and social opportunities the Chapter offers. Each year, the membership selects a team to lead the many activities of our Chapter. Contact our Chapter to find out more about all the benefits of membership and the many opportunities to build skills, network, serve the profession, have fun and Make a Big Difference. Please join us!
The social home for The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Mid-America Chapter.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Mid America Chapter advances philanthropy through education, training, mentoring, and advocacy to enrich the practice of ethical and effective fundraising among individuals and organizations throughout the Ka
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AFP Forum: How Gender and Generation Influence Giving DecisionsIn order to be thoughtful and effective fundraisers, it's important to understand how gender and generation influence your donors’ charitable giving decisions....
07:30 AM - 04/19/2017
2017 Mid-America Conference on FundraisingThe 2017 Mid-America Conference on Fundraising, scheduled for April 2 - 5, 2017 on the beautiful Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO, offers an outstanding line-up...
01:00 PM - 04/02/2017
New Member OrientationJoin us for a New Member Orientation directly following the March Lunch Forum. Wednesday, March 15, 2017 1:00pm - 1:30pm Kauffman Foundation Conference Center FREE...
01:00 PM - 03/15/2017
AFP March Forum: Mining for Gems and Crystallizing their WorthMarch Lunch Forum March 15, 2017 Lunch Forum: Mining for Gems and Crystallizing their Worth, with Michael Geis, CFRE, FCEP, FAHP 11:30am – 1:00pm Kauffman Conference...
11:30 AM - 03/15/2017
CFRE and ACFRE - Is It for Me?It's New Year's Resolution time! Is attaining a CFRE or ACFRE one of your 2017 professional goals? It should be! Plan to attend this free information session and...
07:30 AM - 01/26/2017
AFP Breakfast Forum: Is Your Organization Grant Ready?Start out 2017 with a plan to increase your organization’s grant readiness. Even if you are currently receiving grants, are you truly ready for them or are you...
07:30 AM - 01/18/2017
AFP Holiday Social at Belger Crane YardPlease join your fundraising friends and colleagues for our annual holiday social and enjoy food, drink, networking, entertainment and merriment! Our holiday social...
05:00 PM - 12/07/2016
AFP Webinar: How Social Justice Fuels Philanthropy, with Simone P. JoyauxPhilanthropy and its essential partner, fund development, are glorious marvels but they raise some concerns. For example: raising money to fight for justice, not...
03:00 PM - 08/31/2016
August Forum: Your Ethical Dilemmas with the Ethics Professors from KCUR's Up to DateJoin the Ethics Professors as they delve into fundraising dilemmas – YOUR fundraising dilemmas! Hosted by Steve Kraske, the Professors discuss issues brought by...
07:30 AM - 08/17/2016
AFP June Forum: Focus on Donor Retention - A New Technique, with Lynne Wester, the Donor Relations GuruNationally known speaker, consultant and blogger, Lynne Wester specializes in creating donor-focused fund raising strategies. At AFP Mid-America's June Forum, Lynn...
07:30 AM - 06/08/2016
AFP Speed Networking SocialJune 1, 2016 5:00pm - 7:00pm UMKC Bloch Executive Hall Come celebrate the beauty of spring and summer, the camaraderie of the nonprofit sector, and enjoy a beautiful...
05:00 PM - 06/01/2016
AFP Webinar: Mid-Level Donors, with Mark RovnerIf you're not investing in mid-level giving, you should be. Whether you're just starting out or looking to up your game, this webinar will be chock full of action...
03:00 PM - 05/25/2016
AFP May Breakfast Forum: Preparing for your Next CampaignAFP Breakfast Forum: Preparing for your Next Campaign - Tips for Successfully Completing Your Internal and External Assessment, with Matt Beem, CFRE Wednesday,...
07:30 AM - 05/18/2016
Members-Only CFRE Study SessionThink you are ready to take your Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) exam? Want to be sure you are? Get ready to take advantage of the spring annual FREE Members-Only...
10:00 AM - 04/23/2016
April Forum: Diversity and Inclusion for Fundraising SuccessThis panel for nonprofit leaders and fundraising professionals will help you ignite a conversation about the role of diversity within the nonprofit sector and your...
11:30 AM - 04/20/2016
Grant Writing Tactical Workshop for Members OnlyThe AFP Mid-America Chapter is your one-stop shop for all things fundraising! New in 2016, we will host 3 members-only hands-on tactical workshops. These intimate...
08:30 AM - 04/15/2016
Why CFRE or ACFRE?A panel of Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFREs), including recently certified CFRE fundraisers, will share what the CFRE certification is and how the application...
12:00 PM - 04/05/2016
AFP March Forum: Debunking Special Event MythsAbout the Program Special events produce visceral reactions of either great affection or, more often than not, dread. Yet many organizations find they are critical...
07:30 AM - 03/16/2016
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