AFP Chicago                                                                             December 2014   

Webinar: Converting End of Year Donors into  Long-term and Loyal Donors
Wednesday, December 10
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

The webinar is FREE for AFP Chicago Members! 


Digital fundraising expert Rich Dietz will share practical recommendations for acquiring and converting year-end donors to long-term and loyal donors.

Join us for this live webinar to learn how to:

• Develop moves management plans for your year-end donors
• Capture the right data for successful conversion
•Improve year-long donor engagement 

Register here

Special thanks to our webinar sponsor:

Save the Date...February Breakfast Program
Cracking the Case:  Creating a Case for Support that Works! 
Friday, February 13, 2015 •  Petterinos Chicago
8:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Learn more about our educational programs.

Have you seen the photos from the Midwest Conference? 

Opening Speaker Adam Braun

Check out our photo gallery here#AFPCGoBIG

2015 Membership Directory – Double check your information

We will be compiling our 2015 Membership Directory which will include all current members as of January 31, 2015

To confirm your membership status or update contact information, please visit the AFP International website or contact AFP International at 800-666-3863.


Calendar of Events

Visit Our 2014 Calendar

Member Resources

Online Job Source
Peer Mentoring Update 
Members on the Move

Ethics Resources
AFP International
Join AFP Today
Update Contact Information 
Fellows Alumni News 


Congratulations, Carlos Trejo! 

Trejo has been named AFP Chicago's 2015 Chamberlain Scholar.

He spoke with AFP Chicago recently about why he's excited about this honor & tells us about his experience as a 2014 Fellow. 

Check out our Q & A with Trejo here.

Congratulations to the 2014 Graduating Class of AFP Chicago Fellows

Rebecca Centioli, KIPP Chicago Schools
Jessica R. Harris, The Cara Program
Andrew Sutherland, CommunityHealth
Cynthia Tapper, University of Chicago
Carlos Trejo, Cicero Catholic Schools 

The graduating class was recognized at our December 4 Member Recognition Celebration and Annual Meeting.

Community Links

Axelson Center Professional Development Programs


North Park University


Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago)






Thank You to Our  2014 Partners!  


Richard and Susan Kiphart

Advocate Health Care
Campbell & Company

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

Member News

Special Thanks to Karen Sims!

Karen Sims - photographed in the center of the front row

As the year comes to an end, AFP Chicago’s Peer Mentoring Committee would like express its gratitude for one of its greatest assets over the past 10 years, Karen Sims.

Read the Peer Mentoring Committee's message of thanks here...

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