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
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Coffee Chat with AFP Greater Madison (September 2022)

Please join us for this month's coffee chat and networking event! Meet fellow colleagues or reconnect with those you have missed chatting with. The opportunity will be held in-person on the last Tuesday of each month.

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Grant Writing Workshop

This four hour, hands-on workshop will center top tips for identifying the right grant opportunities and allow you to practice with formulating quality grant proposals for your organization. Join this session for concrete tips, tools, and practice time with experts in the grant writing field.

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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. 

Building Donor Relationships Grounded in Trust & Respect

Join us for lunch and a panel discussion as we build off of September's program on "Community Centric Fundraising." Attendance at September's program is not required to attend this session. We will hear from donors who have worked hand-in-hand with the UW Odyssey Project's development director,…

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Coffee Chat with AFP Greater Madison (October 2022)

Please join us for this month's coffee chat and networking event! Meet fellow colleagues or reconnect with those you have missed chatting with. The opportunity will be held in-person on the last Tuesday of each month.

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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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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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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.

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Coffee Chat with AFP Greater Madison (November 2022)

Please join us for this month's coffee chat and networking event! Meet fellow colleagues or reconnect with those you have missed chatting with. The opportunity will be held in-person on the last Tuesday of each month.

A Fundraising Career: Learning where to invest your own resources

AFP Greater Madison invites you to hear from long-time professional fundraisers as they share their career journeys. We know that for many professional fundraisers this wasn't their career choice as a young person. However, their path has led them to making a huge impact in the community. Join the…

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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. 

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…