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AFP SOUTHERN MINNESOTA CHAPTER

The AFP Southern Minnesota chapter is one of newest and fastest growing AFP chapters in the United States. Since it's inception in 2003, members from throughout Southern Minnesota have experienced great benefits from chapter meetings, peer networking, training opportunities, and National Philanthropy Day activities. Collectively, the current chapter membership brings years of experience in the fundraising field. This expertise, along with resources of AFP International make membership a must for all Southern Minnesota fundraising professionals. 

General Times for Chapter Meetings

3:30pm - 3:45pm Gathering and Networking

3:45pm - 4:00pm Introductions/Announcements

4:00pm - 5:00pm Program Presentation TBD


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Jan 26 - Impact Coordinator - Academic Success
TITLE: Impact Coordinator - Academic Success REPORTS TO: Unit Director JOB SUMMARY: The Impact Coordinator for Academic Success is responsible for utilizing the resources of the organization and community to provide services and academic programs for the members of the organization which are consistent with the organization’s youth development mission and goals. The Impact Coordinator for Academic Success also sets the example in demonstrating Club Values, has a high level of communication with parents, and community partners, focuses on program development and implementation; measurement outcomes and actively participates in all Club meetings. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES: Academic Success Duties: 1. Ensure Academic programs are being developed and implemented 2. Evaluate Academic based programs and activities for impact and for accurately reporting on those programs to the BG Club team, funders, and Board 3. Ensure quantitative and qualitative measurements are developed and implemented ensure quality, fun, engaging and effective programs. 4. Contribute to the creation of the overall Club’s climate for youth development 5. Establish a program setting that insures the health and safety of members 6. Provide effect outreach to youth in schools and within other areas of the community 7. Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff, Club members, parents, volunteers, community groups, school district and community agencies General Program Duties: 8. Assist with and run day to day programs at Club, and develop special events focused around member engagement and community engagement – Days of Service, Back to School, etc. 9. Provide leadership, direction and problem solving in delivering guidance services to youth Administrative Duties: 10. Supervise care and maintenance of department equipment, supplies, and facilities 11. Assist with administrative duties as needed 12. Provide adequate communication with pare ... more >
Jan 26 - Special Events Specialist
The Special Events Specialist primary focus is for creation, development and execution of annual fundraising and awareness strategies in support of Gundersen Medical Foundation. A primary focus (but not limited to) will be Steppin’ Out in Pink activities. Strategies should reflect annual financial growth. The Specialist primary role is to provide full support, assistance and guidance in partnership with the Special Events Manager and Program Assistant in all special events. The Specialist will manage a multitude of special event initiatives on an annual and as needed basis while cultivating, soliciting and providing stewardship to growing individual and business donor constituency groups. The Specialist will have a visible presence in all events. ... more >
Jan 26 - Annual Fund Manager
The Manager of Annual Support, in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, is responsible for designing, implementing, evaluating and directing a comprehensive, coordinated and effective annual giving (philanthropic) program. ... more >
Feb 9 - Andrew Watt, FInstF Again Named a Distinguished 2016 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Literacy Co-honorary Chair
(Feb. 1, 2016) In February, The Financial Awareness Foundation selected their distinguished 2016 Improving Financial Awareness & Financial Literacy co-honorary chairs representing thought leadership within Academia, Media, and Financial & Nonprofit Associations. Once again, AFP President & CEO Andrew Watt, FInstF will join this prestigious group. ... more >
Feb 8 - Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come
(Feb. 8, 2016) The newest AFP Canada toolkit walks you through the process of working with government officials on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents. Now, the question is, are you ready to start using the information to further GR public policy relevant to the nonprofit sector? ... more >
Feb 8 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >