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Monthly Meeting Location - Second Friday of Each Month


AFP, Ozarks Region Chapter

Monthly Meetings: 12:00pm - 1:15pm

The Group Meets Every 2nd Friday

Meyer Orthopedic and Rehabilitation Hospital 
3535 S National Ave, Springfield, MO 65807 


Ozark Hospitality Room - Just to the left of the main entrance


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Feb 26 - Associate Executive Director
An Associate Executive Director (AED) dynamic and creative leader who assists in driving fundraising and relationship building of sponsors and families. You will be part of the District Leadership Team tasked with leading several of MDA’s core fundraising programs, providing coaching and accountability to members of the staff and working with the Executive Director to maintain our standard of excellence. The AED reports to the Executive Director and works closely with all levels of the The AED may have supervisory responsibilities as assigned. You may have supervisory duties over the Director of Business Development, Fundraising Coordinator and/or and Administrative staff. ... more >
Feb 20 - Major Gifts Officer
The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and soliciting prospects and current donors, the entire cycle of development, for the purpose of securing major gifts ($5,000 and greater). This position reports to the Vice President for University Advancement. ... more >
Feb 13 - Education and Advancement Coordinator
As a representative of DCS, the Education & Advancement Coordinator works with individuals and organizations both locally and across the country to facilitate the Discovery Center’s programs, events, and funding. This position works closely with both the Marketing & Advancement Director and Education Director to ensure DCS programs, memberships, events,activities, and fundraising are organized and promoted effectively and efficiently. ... more >
Jan 30 - Resource Development Associate
The Resource Development Associate is responsible for providing support to the Development Director in the planning, development, administration, maintenance,and implementing of comprehensive private and public sector financial resource development and fundraising programs on behalf of the Boys & Girls Club of Springfield, which will result in increased financial resources for the Club. This position reports to the Director of Development and under limited supervision supports a plan to secure a broad base of diversified financial support adequate to achieve the goals and objectives of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield. ... more >
Jan 30 - Communications and Public Relations Manager
This position develops and implements communications and public relations strategies to promote awareness, understanding and engagement of Ozarks Food Harvest’s mission by using a variety of PR, communication and fundraising methods. This position manages the communication and public relations activities across areas of traditional media, digital media and fundraising. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of March 19, 2018): Emailing Donors, Better Photos, Donor-Advised Photos & More!
(Mar. 19, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Mar 20 - Three Things You Need to Know About Hosting a Charity Auction
(Mar. 20, 2018) An auction can be one of the best ways to raise money for your cause—provided you know what you're doing, of course. Here's a bit of advice to help you get started. ... more >
Mar 20 - Mastering the Four Fundamentals of Diversity in Giving
The AFP Webinar on Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action, presented by Alphonce J. Brown, Jr., ACFRE, and Dr. Janice Gow Pettey on March 14, highlighted the need for fundraising today to be tailored to the interests, value, and traditions of the many, replacing the one size fits all approach. ... more >
Mar 20 - AFP Young Professional Spotlight: Leah Heister
AFP talked with Leah Heister, one of our first Outstanding Young Professionals, about how she got involved in fundraising, what it’s like to work in the consulting field, and the importance of networking and mentoring. ... more >
Mar 20 - April is National Financial Literacy Month—Ways to Educate Donors About Financial and Charitable Planning
April 2018 is the 14th anniversary of National Financial Literacy Month and an important opportunity for all charities to help educate donors about financial challenges and how planning—and including philanthropy in your planning—can help overcome those challenges. ... more >