October 3 come learn how to GET THE GIFT!

 Maeven Sipes, Northern Illinois Food Bank Barbara West Stone, Metropolitan Family Services Megan Kashner, Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management    Christopher Toft, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and Advocate Charitable Foundation

AFP Chicago's premier learning forum is back and better than ever. We're offering four different focuses (formerly referred to as tracks) for learning & you get to pick what you want to learn! Here's the first of your four choices...GET THE GIFT Sponsored by Advocate Health Care.

If you choose this focus you will join us for sessions **Plan Your Work, Work Your PlanDonor Motivations: Understanding Today's Diverse and Divergent Individual Donors, and After the Ask... That Awkward Silence. 

Early Bird Registration Rates Now - September 1! You can learn more & register here


Interested in service on the AFP Chicago Board of Directors? 

The AFP Chicago Committee on Directorship invites the development community to submit nominations for the Board of Directors for one year terms beginning January 1, 2018. Strong leadership is a hallmark of AFP Chicago and we seek highly motivated and committed members for board service.  To better dovetail our work with a new strategic plan and board recruitment schedule, we are extending the deadline for NEW applications for 2018 service to August 31, 2017. 

Important additional information on eligibility criteria and the responsibilities of service are available at Get Involved as well as on Page 6 in the application for board service

Submit a 2018 Faces of Philanthropy Awards Nomination today!

Deadline for submission:  Friday, September 15, 2017
2017 Faces of Philanthropy Awards Honorees

For over 40 years, AFP Chicago has honored the committed, passionate individuals and corporations who work on behalf of the nonprofit organizations that AFP Chicago serves. Our annual awards program, the “Faces of Philanthropy” luncheon, recognizes the outstanding achievements of these individuals, foundations and corporate philanthropists, fundraising volunteers, and fundraising executives. Submit Your Nomination

Call for AFP Chicago's President's Award Nominations

AFP Chicago is pleased to open the nominations process for the 2017 President's Award, honoring individuals who demonstrate high ethical standards and outstanding leadership and service to AFP Chicago, and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of our great city.  Nominations are due by Friday, September 29, 2017.

The President's Award will be presented at the AFP Chicago Annual Meeting on December 1.  To nominate a deserving individual please click here. You can see our previous honorees right here 


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Members on the Move

Meet  2017 AFP Chicago Fellow, Stefanie Skaggs, Development and Communications Manager, All Chicago Making Homelessness History 

Stefanie Skaggs joined All Chicago Making Homelessness History in 2014 and is the Development and Communications Manager. Meet Stefanie and read other Members on the Move spotlight stories here...

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