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National Philanthropy Day

Celebrate Philanthropy on Tuesday, November 14!   

Registration is now open - To register, click here 

For more information, contact Barb Schramm, Sheila Rainey or Neal Engelman



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 6 - Director of Mission Advancement
The Director of Mission Advancement, under the direction of the Academy Board of Our Lady of Lourdes, is responsible for the effective planning, implementation, and administration of the comprehensive Development program and performs with behavior that reflects the Mission of the Sisters of St. Francis. ... more >
Jan 6 - Trusts, Estates and Gift Planning Director
The Salvation Army Northern Division, is hiring a seasoned professional to provide oversight and leadership in its planned giving activities. Become part of this faith-based organization which has been Doing the Most Good in Minnesota and North Dakota for over 130 years. ... more >
Jan 6 - Gifts Officer
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum seeks a Gifts Officer to serve on its development team. ... more >
Jan 6 - Chief Development Officer
The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is a senior leader on the Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) team and reports to the Director of Radio. The CDO will design and execute an integrated fundraising strategy including membership, planned giving, major gifts, on-air fundraising (pledge), business sponsorship (underwriting), grant proposals, audience services and support, fundraising events and other initiatives. The CDO works closely with other senior leaders to develop funding goals and plans for WPR and serves as the primary WPR development liaison to the public radio system. The CDO also serves as the liaison between WPR and the Wisconsin Public Radio Association (WPRA). Works with the WPRA Chair, the Director of Radio and WPR staff to shape and support agendas for WPRA Board and committee meetings, and ongoing activities. Also provides executive fundraising leadership to the WPRA, solicits gifts from targeted prospects and represents WPR and WPRA development efforts to the public and WPR partners. ... more >
Jan 10 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 8, 2018): 2018 Goals and Ideas, Getting the Rich to Donate, Using the Right Metrics & More
(Jan. 8, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 3 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 1, 2018): Nonprofit Marketing Nonsense, Board Retreats, Feeling Awkward about Bequests & More!
(Jan. 1, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 2 - 2018 AFP Canada Board Approved
(Jan. 2, 2018) AFP sends its warm congratulations to the members who were recently approved by the membership to serve on the 2018 AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >
Dec 28 - Congress Approves Tax Reform Bills, Likely Leading to Drops in Charitable Giving
(Dec. 20, 2017) Research continues to show the final bill leading to drops of $13 – 20 billion in giving. Here’s a round-up of nonprofit provisions in the bill, as well as a statement from The Charitable Giving Coalition, chaired by AFP. ... more >