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About Our Chapter

About the Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter

The Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals serves a tri-state membership of more than 70 professionals predominately working in the communities of La Crosse, Wisconsin; Winona, Minnesota; and Decorah, Iowa.

Established in 1982, the Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter has a long tradition of promoting philanthropy and the Code of Ethics and Professional Standards.  The chapter has consistently provided educational opportunities for its members over the years, hosting monthly meetings September through June which include a business meeting and an education program.  In recent years the chapter has hosted a variety of audio/web conferences at sites in La Crosse, Winona, and Decorah.

Area served by chapter:

The Upper Mississippi Valley Chapter includes members from western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa.

Membership benefits offered by chapter:

  • Monthly membership meetings with quality speakers and programs
  • Annual educational seminar held in conjunction with National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon
  • Professional networking, speaking opportunities, and mentoring services
  • Member scholarships for the AFP International Conference and local Philanthropy Day events