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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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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 >
Mar 29 - Director of the Advancement Internship Program and Associate Director of Special Constituencies - Michigan State University
Michigan State University Advancement seeks a seasoned, independent-working, motivated advancement professional to plan, implement, and continually enhance a comprehensive university advancement internship program for a small, yet growing, cohort of MSU undergraduate students. In this role, he/she will plan, coordinate and implement a summer internship program for a small cohort of MSU students who are interested in learning more about advancement as a profession. The director will hire a graduate student to help manage the day-to-day operations of the internship program, and determine the program design and fundraising experiences that will provide wide-ranging overview of the various professional paths within University Advancement at Michigan State University. ... more >
Mar 29 - Williamston Schools Foundation Campaign Support Person
The Campaign Support Person will provide administrative support for all activities during the course of all phases of the campaign. ... more >
Mar 29 - Director, Alumni & Entrepreneur Engagement - Michigan State University
The Director of Alumni & Entrepreneur Engagement acts as a face-to-face representative of Michigan State University’s (MSU) Entrepreneurship Ecosystem to the global world of entrepreneurs, both alumni and non-alumni alike. The core objectives for this position are to raise awareness of and build advocacy for MSU student entrepreneurship programs; build a global network of engaged alumni and friends of the MSU Student Entrepreneurship Ecosystem; and develop a well-documented pipeline of engaged advocates and potential contributors of time, advice, and funding to support MSU’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. ... more >
Mar 29 - Williamston Schools Foundation Campaign Liaison/Director
The Campaign Liaison/Director will act as the central clearinghouse for all activities during the course of all phases of the endowment campaign. The Campaign Liaison/Director should work closely with the Williamston Schools Foundation Board of Directors and identified Williamston Community Schools staff and be the individual aware of the status of all campaign developments at any time. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Urges Members to Oppose California Bill 2855
(May 4, 2016) Despite changes being made to the bill, AFP continues to oppose California Assembly Bill 2855, and encourages members to contact their state Assembly members. ... more >
May 3 - Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the Fast Lane in Taking Your Small Shop to the Next Level
(May 4, 2016) Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of Agsafe and presenter of our May 10 webinar, talks small-shop fundraising and how to prioritize when faced with many great ideas and limited resources. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 4, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 4, 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 >
May 3 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 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 >