Your AFP Chicago Chapter News                                                                            April 2017

Upcoming Events - Register! 

The Ethical Road Not Taken: What We Can Learn from Real Stories about Real People and the Ethical Paths They Chose
Friday, April 7 at Illinois Institute of Technology | 8:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 

Ivy Walker, an expert on ethics education, will demonstrate, through the telling of real stories, how even well-meaning individuals can find themselves, through impulsive choices, in difficult ethical circumstances. 

Click here for details and registration.

Special thanks to our sponsor

Fundamentals of Fundraising 
Tuesday, July 18 through Wednesday, July 19 at the American Dental Association in Chicago

New to development? This course is a great primer for those new to the field of fundraising! 

Working towards getting your CFRE? We've been told by past attendees that this course is an excellent resource and study tool.   

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2017 Development Day Chicago
Tuesday, October 3 at the Sheraton Grand Chicago 

2017 Development Day Chicago is AFP Chicago's newest take on day-long education and networking for fundraisers of all levels from diverse backgrounds.We're inviting hundreds of fundraisers for a full day of creative sessions under the theme of the Changing Lenses of Philanthropy. Learn more here

Do you have valuable insights to share about your fundraising successes (and failures)? We invite you to submit a presentation proposal for the 2017 Development Day Chicago. Submit a proposal here

Stay tuned for more details and registration, but in the meantime, please save the date - October 3, 2017!  #DDChi 


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COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired)

COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired) On Friday, May 5th, AFP Chicago will proudly honor eight of the most distinguished leaders of the Chicago's philanthropic and nonprofit sectors at the 41st Annual Philanthropy Award Luncheon.

Please allow us to introduce you to COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), the recipient of this year's Distinguished Philanthropist Award.

Learn more about Colonel Pritzker...

Visit our sponsorship and individual tickets page to learn more and register for the luncheon!

Congratulations New CFREs!

We are so proud of our AFP Chicago members who have earned their CFRE this quarter! 

Katherine Bousum, CFRE
Mary Frances O'Connor, CFRE
Annsley Scruton-Wilson, CFRE
Simone Wheeler, CFRE
Stephanie Whitmer, CFRE


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20th Annual CCPG Symposium - May 25

North Park University

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago)

Axelson Center Professional Development Programs


Thank You to Our 2017 AFP Chicago Partners!

Advocate Health Care
The Alford Group
Campbell & Company
Auction & Event Solutions
The Brinson Foundation
The Duchossois Family Foundation
Executive Service Corp
Loyola University Chicago
North Park University
Northern Trust

Member Exclusive

Free AFP Member Orientation
Brown Bag Lunch

Thursday, April 20 | 11:45am at Archdiocese of Chicago, Quigley Center 

New to AFP? Come meet us at lunchtime and learn how to make the most out of your membership!

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