Chicago Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals
Development Day Chicago 2019
Friday, September 20th | 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel - Chicago

Unlock the VALUE of Development Day Chicago 2019:

  • One full day of top-notch educational sessions for less than $300;
  • A keynote from one of the field’s leading bloggers/IDEA advocates;
  • Your choice of 3 out of 12 70-minute breakout sessions;
  • Opportunity to earn valuable CEU's;
  • Two networking meals and a reception;
  • Access to speaker handouts, and other resources via our app;
  • A chance to connect with 100s of amazing thinkers and fundraising professionals.  learn more

With so many educational options to choose from, AFP Chicago is one of the most affordable! You know the importance of investing in yourself; we help you do it wisely.  Join us for this exciting day and come get the information you need to succeed in our rapidly changing field!


AFP Chicago LGBTQ Affinity Networking
Thursday September 12, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30pm

Thanks to all that took part in the first LGBTQ Affinity Networking kick off event. What a fun and energizing evening, with over 40 wonderful people in attendance committed to leading change to ensure  a more inclusive workplace for everyone. We hope you had a good time and enjoyed the food, drinks, and conversation.  So thank you again, we hope to see you all at our next event.

An Outstanding and Successful Webinar:
That’s So Corporate: Acquiring New Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to our speakers, organizers, and attendees all who made this webinar such a success!  Over 80 registrants joined Director of Marketing, Brandon Stec and Senior Account Manager, Cara Dickerson, as they shared their best practices behind securing those highly desired corporate partners.  A special thank you to GiveSmart by Community Boards for their amazing support and for their partnership in presenting this webinar.

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September Third Thursday
Adler After Dark at the Adler Planetarium
Thursday, September 19th | 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Attending Development Day Chicago 2019? Maximize your Development Day experience by making beneficial new connections with like-minded professionals at this fun, networking event. Come celebrate Development Day Chicago 2019 with your colleagues and friends at the Adler Planetarium. Enjoy an evening of fun as we explore the exhibits at the Adler Planetarium and kick off #DDCHI. Complimentary entry tickets will be given to the first 50 registrants. learn more ...

2020 Faces of Philanthropy
Award Nominations
DEADLINE EXTENDED ~ Submissions due October 4th

Nominate the champions in your community and help us celebrate the spirit of philanthropy at the 44th Annual Faces of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon, Friday, May 1, 2020. AFP Chicago is pleased to honor individuals who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of our great city.  learn more ...

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 opportunitiesdiscounts to events and publications and share your experience and insights with others.  Membership has its benefits!

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