AFP Chicago                                                                                April 2014   

Breakfast Program
Managing Your Volunteer Base for Maximum Results
Friday, April 25 - Register Today

Join AFP Chicago and confirmed panelists: Meg Damato, Volunteer Director at PAWSErin Stephens, Director of Volunteers at Lakeview Pantryand Kathi Willet, Director of Hearts of Hope for a session that will inform what the best practices are when recruiting volunteers and working effectively with the organizations they represent

Learn more & register

2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Honoree Spotlight
Francia Harrington, Christopher Jabin,
and Charles B. Lawless


On May 9th, AFP Chicago will proudly honor eight of the most distinguished leaders of Chicago’s philanthropic and nonprofit sectors at the 38th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.  Please allow us to introduce you to three of our distinguished honorees: Francia Harrington, Professional Grantor AwardChristopher Jabin, Benjamin Franklin Award, and Charles B. Lawless, Outstanding Volunteer Award.

Read more about Francia Harrington...
Read more about Christopher Jabin...
Read more about Charles B. Lawless...

Please join us in celebrating Chicago’s philanthropic community this May! Sponsorships are currently available. 

Learn more

2014 Midwest Conference on Philanthropy
Nominate an Outstanding AFP Chicago Leader for the President's Award

The President’s Award will be presented at the annual Midwest Conference on PhilanthropyWednesday, November 5, 2014. For further information and to nominate a deserving individual please click here

Interested in presenting at the Midwest Conference?
Time is running out - submit your proposals to present at the Midwest Conference on Philanthropy today! 

If you’re interested in being considered as a presenter, please complete and submit a request for proposal (RFP) by Tuesday, April 15, 2014.


Calendar of Events

Visit the AFP Chicago 2014 Calendar

Member Resources

Online Job Source
Peer Mentoring  - Spring Mentoring Class Inaugurated

Members on the Move
Ethics Resources
AFP International
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Fellows Alumni News 


2013 Fellow Shares Chicago Chapter Experiences & "WOW" Moments from the AFP International Conference

Right off the heels of the AFP International Conference in San Antonio, Texas, Amy Cheng, a recipient of the AFP Chicago Chamberlin Scholarship, is seeking her next opportunity as a past AFP Chicago Fellow and current participant as a 2014 Protégé in the AFP Chicago Peer Mentoring program. Amy credits her many Chicago chapter experiences and AFP Chicago membership in preparing her as a future fundraising professional. Click here to read Amy’s full story.

Click here to see Amy's "WOW" Moments at the International Conference.

Community Links

YNPN Chicago
North Park University



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Welcome 2014 Partners!  


Richard and Susan Kiphart

Advocate Health Care
The Alford Group and
    Maree G. Bullock,
    Alan   Bullock, Sean and
    Ann Reardon
Allstate Insurance Company
Campbell & Company
Mesirow Financial
Rush-Copley Foundation

Become a 2014 Partner Today!

Member News

Member After Hours Networking  Wed. April 9 - Free Event 

Join us at Jaks Tap, 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Stop by after work for informal drinks, networking, and camaraderie between AFP members and friends. This event is FREE to members and nonmembers! 


AFP Chicago you have a success story to tell us?

Have you recently received an award, written an article, or achieved something outstanding? Please let us know - so that we can feature YOU in this section! 

Please contact Pam Williams with your news.