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
Kristen Wensing and Rich Lynch
AFP YP Committee Salary & Compensation Unconference

AFP Greater Madison’s Young Professionals Committee invites you to our first “unconference,” where young professionals have the opportunity to lead their own professional development experiences.

UW Union South
Fundraising Day Wisconsin

Join us for the 5th Annual Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference - Bringing National Talent to Your Backyard!

Roundtable attendees
Roundtable After Work: Wondering About Pro-Bono Services?

Boris Frank will lead this Roundtable with a focus on pro-bono services available in our generous community. Opportunities to collaborate and share resources exist for non-profits of all sizes.

Members greeting each other at luncheon
FACE-To-FACE for the First Time- Do's and Dont's

September's event will be breakfast! Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event.

Kristen Wensing at February 2018 luncheon
Self Advocating with Supervisors - hosted by the Young Professional Committee

Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event.

Jen Davie and Sarah Linn
Leadership Academy

Reach your full potential as a fundraising leader. Join us for two days of immersive development and top-flight networking at the Hilton Toronto. AFP Chapter Leadership, Young Professionals and Collegiate Members will receive pre-conference training on October 11.

Casey Oelkers, Madison Symphony Orchestra
Diving into Development

Do you feel like you have read all the articles out there but still haven’t found the answer?  Consider joining AFP Madison for this peer to peer group dive into development.  We will use our time to talk about development issues that are on YOUR mind.  Come ready to bounce ideas off of each other…

Luncheon photo - October
ROI: Practical Action Steps to Retain a Diverse Workforce

Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event. THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR CHAPTER MEMBERS

Eastside Rountable attendees 2018
Morning Roundtable: Communication Strategies

Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event.

National Philanthropy Day
National Philanthropy Day

Through the amazing stories of our award recipients, we are able to share the power of this philanthropy with the general community and recognize some very special people.  Join us for the 31st annual celebration.Award nominations are currently being accepted thru Monday, June 25.

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Diversity Workshop

Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event.

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Webinar Watch Party: The 100% Fallacy: Common Presumptions that Hold Your Fundraising Back

Many common assumptions about donors are just plain wrong, hence charities shipwreck financially and fail to grow. Get it right from the start, with this "truth stampede." World-sourced from top experts by Tom Ahern, you'll learn what are acceptable response rates for direct mail appeals and donor…

Jen Davie, CFRE - Chapter President
Love it, Leave it, or Fixer Upper

Our committee is hard at work putting together a great program. Please check back for details. Registration will open about 30-days from the event.  The December luncheon is traditionally the chapter's annual meeting as well.  All are welcome! THIS EVENT IS FREE FOR CHAPTER MEMBERS