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
AFP Board
Morning Roundtable: Board Development

Board Development: How to recruit, define their role, and keep good board members

Bucky on Parade
May Educational Series Luncheon| Bucky on Parade: Two Years Later Celebrating the Successes and Lessons Learned from Bucky on Parade

Bucky on Parade was a free public art event featuring 85 life-size Bucky Badger statues throughout Madison and Dane County during the summer of 2018. Local and regional artists transformed these Bucky statues into unique works of art that delighted local residents and visitors.

CFRE Course photo - pen to paper
CFRE Refresher Course 2020

The AFP CFRE Refresher Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is an intensive program intended to provide an overview, organized around the domains of the Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) exam, rather than on…