Everyone is welcome at AFP Greater Madison. Community members are invited to join us for any program, and chapter members receive discounts on registration. Our recurring event formats include:

  •  Educational Series: Luncheons or breakfasts with networking and educational speakers on a variety of topics; attendance is worth at least 1.0 CFRE continuing education credit
  • Conferences & Workshops: Longer format programs led by trained experts; some programs are multiple days
  • Roundtables & Discussions: Facilitated roundtable conversations on a specific topic; or Diving into Development, which is a peer-to-peer discussion group in which professionals bring current development issues to discuss with colleagues
  • Special Events: Exclusive networking events and National Philanthropy Day
  • Young Professionals: Programs and topics addressing the needs of the next generation of fundraisers
Crypto For Good

You have heard about crypto, but what is it? Can it help your cause? The answer is YES! Learn about cryptocurrency, NFTs, and how they can support your nonprofit from Susan Schroeter, Senior Manager of Prospect Development & Major Gifts, and Ash Collins, Influencer Relations Specialist, at Best…

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Networking July 2022

Please join us for networking! Meet fellow colleagues or reconnect with those you have missed chatting with. The virtual opportunity is open to you coming in and out of rooms as you like.

CFRE Working Group

Considering getting your CFRE? Not sure where to start? Or, maybe just need someone to keep you accountable in the process? Come to our first CFRE-working group to get started! The goal is to meet monthly as a group to help each other progress down the pathway of obtaining CFRE certification. 

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Nominations DUE: National Philanthropy Day 2022

Nominations for an AFP Greater Madison National Philanthropy Day award are a great way to honor individuals and organizations within the community for their philanthropic endeavors. There is considerable work being done every single day in the Greater Madison area, let’s honor the impact! 2022 …

Fundamentals of Fundraising

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course offers a complete overview of the development function, featuring the most current information and techniques. This 16-hour intensive program will provide an overview of skills, techniques, and program components for individuals with 0 to 4 years of…

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Networking October 2022

Please join us for networking! Meet fellow colleagues or reconnect with those you have missed chatting with. The virtual opportunity is open to you coming in and out of rooms as you like.

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National Philanthropy Day 2022

National Philanthropy Day is a special day set aside on the fifteenth of November. The purpose of this day is to recognize the great contributions of philanthropy—and those people active in the philanthropic community—to the enrichment of our world.