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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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Jun 23 - Chief Executive Officer
The YWCA of Boulder County seeks a mission-driven executive with strong programmatic, interpersonal, management, and leadership skills as its next CEO. ... more >
Jun 14 - Community Manager, Relay for Life
Executes a portfolio of Relay For Life events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers. ... more >
Jun 7 - Health Systems Manager, Hospitals
Leads the pursuit of new opportunities, manages and cultivates relationships, and drives involvement of accounts to achieve ACS mission and income efforts. Promotes the adoption and implementation of ACS programs, and delivers on evidence-based strategies designed to have broad population impact on reducing cancer incidence and decreasing mortality rates. Works to further the strategic implementation of local, nationwide, and global initiatives across corporate, social, and public sectors. Collaborates with Hospital executives to increase market penetration, and engagement of their organizations. Accountable for significant income targets. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership and management of diverse staff, and the engagement and mobilization of volunteers. Responsible for overseeing the relationship management of large hospital systems and institutions, such as the CoC accredited facilities, prioritized Non CoC accredited facilities, Integrated HMOs (e.g. Kaiser), Veteran’s Administration (VA), Hill Burton Safety New Hospitals and other key systems for the Division. ... more >
May 27 - Community Outreach Specialist - Billings, MT
The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference. Join us! We need a hard-working, bright, outgoing person to join our small, but mighty team. As a Community Outreach Specialist, you will mobilize volunteers, coordinate and conduct community outreach, organize events, and secure private and corporate support to further our strategic goals. This is a full-time, challenging and impactful position (with good benefits, great colleagues and the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others.) ... more >
May 27 - Development Director - Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks seeks motivated, highly organized, personable, and detail-oriented applicants for the position of Development Director. The Development Director is responsible for creating, implementing and managing the annual and strategic development plan. This includes oversight of all fundraising activity including foundation and government sources, individual giving, annual fundraising campaigns, corporate sponsorship, major gifts, and in-kind support. In addition, the Development Director will refine and manage comprehensive strategies for donor relations, oversee budgets and financial analyses, and in conjunction with the Executive Artistic Director, will represent MSIP within the community and friends of Montana Shakespeare in the Parks organization. ... more >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jun 21 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jun 15 - AFP Fundraising Dictionary: Now Available in French!
Pilot. Sleeper. Flag. When seasoned fundraising professionals hear these words, they don't always bring to mind an airplane, nap time or a symbolic piece of cloth blowing in the wind. In the fundraising arena, these and other words have specific meanings not used in the everyday world. The AFP Fundraising Dictionary has now been translated to French for Canadian members. ... more >
Jun 15 - Welcome to the 2016 Cohort of Inclusion and Philanthropy Program Fellows
In our first year, 31 fellows in the Inclusion and Philanthropy Program accessed the AFP network and educational resources. They participated in specialized access and equity training, and they discussed tools and methods to plan their own inclusion projects, including measuring the impact of those projects. ... more >