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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 ckissee@springfieldballet.org, by July 31, 2014. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >
Sep 10 - National Philanthropy Day®—Tell Us YOUR Philanthropic Idol!
To help celebrate National Philanthropy Day® (NPD), AFP is asking people to submit short videos about their philanthropic idol (and how their idol inspires them to get involved), with the top five most popular videos earning the submitters $500 each for their favorite charity! Learn more. ... more >
Sep 8 - Top Ten (Week of September 8, 2014): Strategic Strategeries on Strategy!
(Sept. 8, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on donor retention strategies, where to find nonprofit salary information, five lessons nonprofits can learn from startups, crowdfunding strategies, new fundraising writing (yes, wait for it) strategies, and more! ... more >