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Welcome to the AFP Ozarks Region Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the leading international association for fundraising professionals. Founded in 1960, the national organization of AFP serves more than 30,000 members in 227 chapters located throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States.

The Ozarks Region Chapter was founded in 2003 to meet local demand for an ethical fundraising professional organization with access to national fundraising resources.

Join over 80 AFP members, who meet the second Tuesday of each month. Members and non-members are encouraged to attend our meetings and events.

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Jul 18 - Agency Director - Ambassadors for Children
Agency Director - Ambassadors for Children/Council of Churches of the Ozarks ... more >
Jul 18 - Business Affairs Manager
Springfield Ballet’s Business Affairs Manager (BAM) must possess visionary leadership and problem-solving abilities to grow the organization, established in 1976, while overseeing all day-to-day fundraising, development, marketing, communications, and administrative activities of Springfield Ballet. The BAM will match a passion for Springfield Ballet with the ability to be successful in a fast-paced, high-energy, dynamic organization. Successful individuals should be highly-organized and possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Interested applicants should submit application, resume, and cover letter to Caitlin Kissee, at, by July 31, 2014. ... more >
Jul 18 - Director of Development
Director of Development Humane Society of Southwest Missouri ... more >
Jul 8 - Senior Associate Director of Development, Engineering; Alumni and Development Programs - 27658
The Senior Associate Director of Development is responsible for managing a portfolio of individual gift prospects, and identifying and qualifying new prospects. Emphasis for the position is on a pool of prospects who are based in St. Louis and who may be planned giving candidates. Medium and long term goals are to identify and qualify new prospects and engage planned gift officers to promote estate and planned giving to the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Geographic focus is on the St. Louis region and other major cities as needed. The Senior Associate Director of Development reports directly to the Senior Director of Development, Engineering, and serves as a key leader within the department. The Senior Associate Director of Development assists with projects including Engineering Distinguished Alumni Awards, planning and implementation of new facilities fundraising, identification and staffing of members of Engineering National Council, strategic analysis and campaign planning. Senior Associate Director of Development provides assistance and leadership for the team to promote and solicit prospects for planned gifts. A high level of collaboration and coordination is required with office of planned giving. ... more >
Aug 19 - Top Ten (Week of August 18, 2014): 7 Favorite Topics of Boring Fundraisers
(Aug. 18, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on learning how to tell stories from children’s books, what kind of year-end fundraising decisions you should be making NOW, an appeal list you should be checking (and checking twice), how to control others so they don’t ruin your nonprofit’s reputation, why corporations are partnering with nonprofits to boost their value, how to make the most out of email pre-headers and so much more! ... more >
Aug 13 - Stick With Us—We’ll Carry You Through Your Entire Fundraising Career!
(Aug. 13, 2014) From the first moment you realize you want to be a fundraiser, to the moment you reach that highest achievement that you’ve modeled your entire fundraising career over—AFP is there for you. As a study buddy, an endless pool of fundraising information, a place to meet fundraising fanatics like yourself and a place to help you grow. Use our Development Pathway to plan your fundraising career chock-full of AFP offerings! ... more >
Aug 13 - Top Ten (Week of August 11, 2014): #GivingTuesday Campaign Planner
(Aug. 11, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on taking your ‘ask’ to the next level, cashing in on the new Millennial craze: Snapchat, discovering what to do in integrated fundraising (from an undercover donor!), making the most out of interns at your nonprofit, knowing the oddball reasons why your donors donate to your organization, how to tap into donor data to boost donor retention and how to make the most of a special occasion and holiday to strike a chord in your donors! ... more >
Aug 11 - 2014 Membership Survey Results
(Aug. 13, 2014) AFP Canada members had their say in the 2014 Membership Survey. Read some highlights here or click through to the executive summary results. ... more >