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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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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 >
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 >
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 >
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 >
Jul 1 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jun 28 - Giving USA 2016
(June 29, 2016) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Giving USA is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Jun 28 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada congratulates and thanks those chapters that were among the first to LEAD BY EXAMPLE in achieving 100 percent participation among their board members in the 2016 Campaigns. ... more >
Jun 28 - Atlanta Fundraiser Lisa Kennedy Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP
AFP has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Lisa Kennedy of Atlanta, GA. ... more >
Jun 28 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 29, 2016): "Brexit" Issues for Nonprofits, Gift Planning Tips, More!
(June 29, 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 >