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Welcome to the Montana Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents nearly 30,000 members in more than 200 chapters throughout the world.  Founded in 1986, AFP Montana members have grown to more than 70 development professionals from across the state.  The Montana Chapter fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession.  Collaboration, education, professionalism, integrity, ethical fundraising, mentoring and networking guide all aspects of the AFP Montana Chapter.  We are committed to providing an engaging experience for our members that allows them to connect with one another, inspire creative thinking and achieve great results in their work. 

If you are a development professional, a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process, interested in fundraising as a career, or just want to know more about AFP, we welcome you!  For more information or to join the world's largest association of fundraising professionals, visit or contact the Montana Chapter at  

Julie Rodda, AFP Montana Chapter President

Our Mission is to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to
practice ethical and effective fundraising.


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Oct 11 - Foundation Director
The Bozeman Public Library Foundation has provided critical support for the Library since the new building was built ten years ago. Beyond helping raise funds to build the Library itself, the Foundation has provided support for internal programs, events, outreach and most recently, the purchase of a Bookmobile. The Library is an anchor institution in the community and serves as a central meeting place as well as providing music, education, and a host of programs that enhance our experience as residents of Bozeman and the surrounding area. As the role of modern public libraries changes to meet the growing needs of communities, the role and scope of the Foundation has transformed as well. The Foundation Director’s position is both creative and visionary. Responsibilities: The Foundation is looking for a candidate with strong, proven fundraising, leadership and communication skills, vision and creativity to build on the Library’s existing successes. ... more >
Sep 21 - Major Gifts Officer
The Salvation Army’s Del Oro Division seeks a compassionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial Major Gifts Officer with a minimum of five years’ individual giving/major gifts experience in a highly productive and progressive development and communications program within the nonprofit sector. The MGO will work with donors in Napa, Marin and Solano Counties in Northern California. ... more >
Sep 21 - ASPEN Executive Director
ASPEN is currently hiring for our Executive Director position. We are in seek of a proven and enthusiastic leader ready to take ASPEN to new heights! ... more >
Sep 21 - Part Time Development Director
The Montana World Affairs Council (MWAC) has an immediate opening and is accepting applications for the position of Development Director. The Development Director will be a part of the Leadership Team and responsible for the creation, development, planning. And implementation of a comprehensive development program to support the mission and strategic vision of the Montana World Affairs Council. This is a twenty hour a week position with flexible hours, reporting to the Executive Director. ... more >
Aug 9 - Grant Writer
Immediate opening for fulltime Grant Writer. Experience preferred. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >