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Welcome to the Western Massachusetts Chapter

The Western Massachusetts Chapter has been providing fundraising professionals in our region with educational, networking, and professional advancement opportunities since 1994.

The Western Massachusetts Chapter serves fundraising professionals throughout Western Massachusetts including Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire, Franklin and Berkshire counties. Professionals from outside of our region are also welcome to join and attend meetings.


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Apr 23 - Vice President for Advancement
The Vice President for Advancement is a crucial member of the senior management team. Reporting directly to the President, this new position will work collaboratively with the President and Board of Trustees to provide forward-looking leadership in securing the necessary resources for Anna Maria College to accomplish its mission and vision. The Vice President for Advancement will create and direct a comprehensive fundraising program, including annual, capital and planned giving; corporate, foundation and government relations; and alumni affairs. ... more >
Apr 22 - Development Associate III
The Development Associate is a member of the development team and coordinates development efforts, project management, and provides departmental administrative support. This position provides front-line liaison with internal and external constituents including: board members, volunteers. ... more >
Apr 22 - Associate Development Director
Primary responsibilities include meeting annual fundraising goals with a focus on donor relations and cultivation, event planning, annual appeal and annual report preparation, annual event management, and general administrative support to the Executive Director. Familiarity with non-profit administration and management practices is preferred. The ideal candidate will not only bring a creative energy that will manifest in ideas, thoughtful strategy and the skills to implement them completely, but will also be a team player with some non-profit experience preferred. Strong attention to detail is important and the ability to multi-task is crucial. Some grant writing experience is a plus, and experience with donor database technology helpful. The individual should have high-level oral and written communication and organization skills, an energetic spirit, and a passion for and interest in being a part of our mission to help those most in need within the community. ... more >
Apr 12 - Executive Director, The Association for Community Living
The Association for Community Living, a vital human services organization headquartered in Springfield, MA, is seeking a dynamic new Executive Director. ... more >
Apr 12 - Director of Fundraising
Entrepreneurial, creative Director of Fundraising position is available for well-regarded WMASS-based non-profit focused on affordable housing. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Urges Members to Oppose California Bill 2855
(May 4, 2016) Despite changes being made to the bill, AFP continues to oppose California Assembly Bill 2855, and encourages members to contact their state Assembly members. ... more >
May 3 - Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the Fast Lane in Taking Your Small Shop to the Next Level
(May 4, 2016) Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of Agsafe and presenter of our May 10 webinar, talks small-shop fundraising and how to prioritize when faced with many great ideas and limited resources. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 4, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 4, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 3 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >