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
Open for business
4:30 PM Afternoon Roundtable: Moving Forward From Safer-At-Home

This month's topic is moving forward from the Safer-At-Home order and hearing how other local professionals are moving through this situation. The conversation will be guided by a moderator but this is an open forum discussion to share thoughts and resources, so please come with questions and to…

Open for business
8:00 AM Morning Roundtable: Moving Forward From Safer-At-Home

This month's topic is moving forward from the Safer-At-Home order and hearing how other local professionals are moving through this situation. The conversation will be guided by a moderator but this is an open forum discussion to share thoughts and resources, so please come with questions and to…

Meeting
The Art of the Legacy Ask - Free Webinar for Members

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is offering this  fee waived premium webinar to AFP members. You’ve grown your legacy program, you have an impressive pipeline of donors interested and considering leaving a legacy gift to your wonderful organization and now comes the big moment: THE…

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How to Create Donor Surveys that Improve Your Fundraising - Free Webinar for Members

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is offering this  fee waived premium webinar to AFP members. If you don’t regularly survey your target audiences, your fundraising efforts are merely educated guesses. And if your surveys aren’t carefully crafted, you’ll end up receiving misleading data.

Gala
Don't Say I Didn't Warn You - The Pragmatist's Guide to Successful Special Events - Free Webinar for Members

The Association of Fundraising Professionals is offering this  fee waived premium webinar to AFP members. Special events have long been synonymous with fundraising and as a result, every fundraiser has a story of cold food, missing golf balls, no-show volunteers, and the $200 pot of hotel coffee.…

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10:30 AM Morning Roundtable: Navigating Through COVID-19

Join the discussion to hear and share advice from your fellow fundraisers on how they are moving through the COVID-19 situation.  

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8:00 AM Morning Roundtable: Navigating Through COVID-19

Join the discussion to hear advice from your fellow fundraisers on how they are moving through the COVID-19 situation.  

Genia Stevens
CANCELED - March Educational Series Luncheon

  THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. STAY TUNED FOR POSSIBLE POSTPONEMENT DATE  

Conversations at a chapter luncheon
February Chapter Luncheon: Capital Campaigns - Lessons Learned

Capital Campaigns – Lessons Learned:  Seasoned nonprofit professionals will share stories, tips, strategies, benefit and risks in executing a capital campaign

Roundtable discussion with AFP members
Canceled - Morning Roundtable Discussion

CANCELED: Please note that this event has been canceled.  Another discussion is scheduled for April 2020. Roundtable discussions are a great way to share ideas with your fellow fundraisers.   How did we do and how do we improve? The topic will cover reviewing prior results; how to analyze them…

Heidi Zunker
January Chapter Luncheon: Inspired by Goals: lululemon led process for personal and professional goal setting with Heidi Zunker

Heidi Zunker, lululemon staff trainer, will lead you through a new process to think about setting goals for your job and yourself. Personal goals influence how and what we do at work. 

Listening to Connect…How to use improv and humor to engage with donors
December Chapter Luncheon | Listening to Connect…How to use improv and humor to engage with donors

Learn how to use improvisation skills to connect, communicate, and truly listen to donors. 

 Financial Literacy: What Every Fundraising Professional Needs to Know
Financial Literacy: What Every Fundraising Professional Needs to Know

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 32nd annual celebration.

Trivia
Trivia This: AFP Young Professional Trivia Night!

Trivia this: Did you know AFP’s YP Committee is turning 5? Young in age and young at heart, join the Association of Fundraising Professionals Young Professional’s Committee for Trivia Night! In celebration of the YP Committee’s 5th birthday, come nosh on some appetizers and sip on drinks while…

Year end quarterly round table
Quarterly Morning Roundtable

Bring ideas and Questions on solving the year-end rush!

What is intersectionality?
October Luncheon | What is Intersectionality? An LGBTQ Perspective

     

Diving into Development AFP 2018
Diving into Development

Free professional headshots
FREE Professional Headshots

 

AFP members networking after a recent event.
September Luncheon | Grassroots Fundraising

Milwaukee
Fundraising Day Wisconsin

Join us for the 6th Annual Fundraising Day Wisconsin Conference! More information coming soon!

Library
Grants Information Workshop

Professional Development Roundtable - Cultivation Events

Member Happy Hour Group Shot
AFP After Work - Networking Night presented by the Membership Committee

Join your AFP Greater Madison colleagues for a happy hour (or two) of networking and socializing. This special event is brought to you by the Membership Committee. This is a great time to get to know your local AFP network! This event is FREE. Both Members and Non-Members are welcome.

Workplace Wellness & Combating Burnout
Workplace Wellness & Combating Burnout