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Welcome to the AFP Capital Area Chapter Website!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Capital Area Chapter is the premiere organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals in the mid-Michigan region. We currently represent nearly 300 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the region. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or just learning more about us, we’re glad you’re here! Please take a look at our many offerings.

Our Mission
The Capital Area Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals advances philanthropy by fostering the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promoting ethical and effective fundraising standards.

Our Vision
The vision of AFP Capital Area Chapter is to be the leading resource in strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic community in mid-Michigan.


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Jul 11 - Prospect Development Consultant, Constituency Programs - Michigan State University
As a member of the Prospect Development Team, the Prospect Development Consultant provides leadership, oversight and strategy for the designated college/units with regard to prospect management, research and analysis. Using an account management model, the consultant manages several fundraising initiatives and oversees all prospect management and research activity for assigned constituency programs and academic units. The position serves as a partner to ensure excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline and portfolio development. This position will work closely with the Executive Director and the Senior Associate Director of Prospect Management and Research to ensure efficient portfolio and prospect management. ... more >
Jun 29 - WKAR Office Assistant III - Michigan State University
WKAR at Michigan State University seeks applicants for an office assistant to provide service to WKAR customers, as well as liaise between donors and the development team to ensure timely and successful delivery of services. ... more >
May 17 - PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SERVICES - ICONIC STRATEGY AND WRITING
Iconic is seeking contracted support to deliver membership development services for one client. Membership development firms and independent contractors are invited to submit brief proposals outlining expertise and interest in fulfilling this role. The successful candidate will be a subcontractor to Iconic supporting program services for an existing contract held by Iconic. ... more >
May 16 - REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - Olivet College
The Regional Director of Development serves as a representative for Olivet College, especially among constituents with a record of, or the potential for, major gifts. They serve as a member of the Office of Advancement charged specifically with the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individuals and corporations with an interest in and capability of supporting the mission of Olivet College. Success will be defined by the degree of success the individual achieves in building lasting relationships that secure major gifts matching the interests of donors with the most important opportunities of the college. ... more >
Mar 29 - Major Gift Officer - The American Red Cross
As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity. ... more >
Jul 22 - Strategic Planning: Making Plans That Impact
(July 22, 2016) We all know the goal is to have a healthy donor base and raise money to support our cause. And the way to do that is through planning—strategic planning. But how do you really make it work? AFP had a chance to chat with Ben Mohler, ACFRE about strategic planning—and how fundraising is like baseball!—in anticipation of his webinar, Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact, on July 11. ... more >
Jul 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 18, 2016): Blackbaud Index, Influencing Donors, Grant Seeking Myths, More!
(July 18, 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 >
Jul 20 - AFP Southern Arizona Chapter Youth in Philanthropy: Seventh Grade Success Story
Two weeks ago, the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) challenged members and chapters to start YIP activities on the local level. The AFP Southern Arizona Chapter shares its success story here. ... more >