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We hope you will find our chapter's website a valuable tool to learn more about what we do and as a portal to the international AFP organization. Please check out contact information under "About Our Chapter", job postings in the "Career Development" area, our upcoming events on the "Event Calendar" and what we have planned for National Philanthropy Day.

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Nov 26 - Major Gifts Officer for Research
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects and donors for gifts that will benefit Marshfield Clinic's research efforts. The primary emphasis is to raise funds for endowments and endowed chairs. The Major Gifts Officer works as an effective member of the Development team while maintaining close relationships with Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation staff. The Major Gifts Officer needs to understand the mission and needs of Marshfield Clinic and communicate these with potential and current donors. ... more >
Nov 24 - Fund Development Specialist
This positions primary purpose is to increase the financial sustainability of Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha and Reach Counseling Services so that they can expand their circle of influence; targeting individual and corporate donors to strengthen and diversify revenue streams for each agency. In doing so, each organization will be able to focus their time on programming that helps families and children deal with the trauma resulting from abuse. This position will be shared between Best Friends of Neenah-Menasha and Reach Counseling Services with 50% of your time devoted to each agency. ... more >
Nov 24 - Development & Marketing Director
The Development and Marketing Director will be responsible for growing and sustaining the financial resources necessary to support the agency’s programs and services and build community awareness and support through outreach and marketing initiatives. This position will lead and coordinate all aspects of the agency’s fundraising and marketing efforts. This includes researching and cultivating potential donors and other funding opportunities, securing and managing donor relationships and gifts, managing fund raising events sponsored by the organization, and implementing a marketing plan to raise donor and community awareness. ... more >
Nov 7 - Assistant Director of Communications
Silver Lake College in Manitowoc is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Communications in the Advancement Dept. ... more >
Nov 26 - Top Ten (Week of November 26, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including new evidence that touching the heart—and avoiding the head—may be more powerful in solicitations; tons of resources on youth philanthropy; how to make the most of YouTube (it’s the second most used search engine!); how direct mail is changing; and more! ... more >
Nov 25 - Isabel Allende to Speak at 2015 International Fundraising Conference
Isabel Allende, the celebrated Chilean-American novelist, memoirist, and advocate for empowerment of women and girls worldwide, will speak at AFP’s 2015 International Fundraising Conference on Baltimore, March 29 – 31. ... more >
Nov 25 - Research Papers: Diverse Communities in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration's Partnership Project along with the AFP ON, Greater Toronto Chapter and AFP ON, Ottawa Chapter coordinated a series of twelve conferences for fundraising professionals, donors and volunteers to develop a greater understanding of the giving traditions and charitable interests of these diverse communities in Ontario. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >