Welcome to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago

AFP ChicagoWhether you are new to the fundraising profession or a seasoned professional, a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process, or want to learn more about getting involved in your local chapter, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Chicago is your go-to resource for all things relating to fundraising and the Chicago nonprofit community. Please take a few minutes to explore the site to learn more about AFP Chicago and its role in the Chicago fundraising community and how you can get involved to advance your career.

AFP Chicago: Your Community 

AFP Chicago is a welcoming community of fundraisers. Get connected and build one-on-one relationships with like-minded professionals. As a member, you can access educational opportunities discounts to events and publications and share your experience and insights with others. Membership has its benefits!

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 Upcoming Events & Deadlines

African American Affinity Group

African American Affinity Group
Part 2 of Building Tomorrow, Today:
Launching a Planned Giving Campaign
Friday, June 14, 2024
8:30 - 9:30 am
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LGBTQ+ Affinity Group

LGBTQ+ Affinity Group
Rainbow Capitalism
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
5:30 - 6:30 pm
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AFP Overview A to Z

AFP Overview A to Z
The benefit of being an AFP member
Friday, July 12, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 pm
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Board Application and Nominations Open

AFP Chicago Board
Applications & Nominations
Nomination DEADLINE:
Monday, July 15, 2024
Application DEADLINE:
Thursday, August 15, 2024
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Latinx Affinity Group

Latinx Affinity Group
Happy Hour on the Riverwalk
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
5:30 pm
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API Affinity Group

Asian/Pacific Islander (API)
Affinity Group
Monday, August 5, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 pm
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Chapter Champions

 Alford Group  campbell_and_company
Cooper Coleman

Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt

Pioneer Sponsors

CCS Fundraising Virtuous

Supporting Sponsors



Women in Development Professions