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The AFP Topeka Chapter meets every 2nd Friday of the month at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library from 11:30am-1pm. Each month a different topic is presented.

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Sep 13 - Development Professional - The Library Foundation
Development Professional – The Library Foundation The Library Foundation is the non-profit fundraising arm for the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library with a mission to secure financial resources to support the library’s collections, programs, services, technology and physical facilities. The foundation is currently funding the expansion of the library’s café, an early childhood reading program, and the newest library bookmobile. We are seeking a Development Professional responsible for communications, day-to-day financial operations and managing the donor database. This person must be a self-motivated, well organized, possess strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines. This person works with the executive director, a board of directors and on occasion the library staff. The Topeka community loves its library and the foundation is the trusted source for patrons to show their support by receiving their financial gifts. This position is a key team member of the fundraising efforts for the library. ... more >
Sep 19 - Case Study: How to Build the Next Generation of Speakers
Looking for an inexpensive, informal, open and meaningful way to connect your chapter with new fundraisers? Consider a Speaker Discovery Series. ... more >
Sep 19 - AFP Member Spotlight: Chantelle Funk, Development Officer, Special Events, BC Cancer Foundation
As a way to connect the many members of AFP in Canada, AFP eWire Canada will be spotlighting frontline fundraisers from across Canada who work tirelessly for their organizations and the good of Canada’s social sector. In this issue we introduce you to Chantelle Funk. ... more >
Sep 19 - What Is the AFP Canada GR Committee (And Why Should You Care)?
In one short article, here is a thorough overview of AFP Canada's Government Relations Committee. ... more >
Sep 19 - 2018 What Canadian Donors Want: Donor Confidence and Charity Management
A 2017 Ipsos / AFP Poll surveyed the level of donor confidence in the nonprofit sector. Have you reviewed this valuable AFP resource? ... more >
Sep 19 - AFP Canada: Committed to Long-Term Growth and Success
AFP Chair Ann Hale, CFRE, and AFP President and CEO Mike Geiger, MBA, CFRE talk about AFP's work and commitment to the fundraising profession in Canada. ... more >