AFP Chicago                                                                              July 2015  

2015 Midwest Conference on Philanthropy

Feeling Fit as Fundraiser?
Exercise and strengthen your fundraising muscles with AFP Chicago on 10.20.15 at the Midwest Conference on Philanthropy - Fundraising Fitness: Strengthening Your Core.  Join us at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place for these inspiring opening and closing plenary sessions and much more


You Say More Than You Think: How To Use The New Body Language To Achieve Greater Success in the Fundraising Industry!

Janine Driver, Founder of the Body Language Institute and New York Times Bestselling Author


Work Smarter, Not Harder

Carson Tate, Nationally Renowned Expert on Workplace Productivity

Early Bird Registration is now open! 
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Special thanks to our generous Conference sponsors!

Faces of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Now Accepting 2016 Nominations 

The 40th Annual Faces of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon will take place on May 6, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago. We are currently accepting nominations for the 2016 Philanthropy Awards. If you'd like to nominate someone, please click here

Relive the great moments from the 2015 Faces of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon. Take a look at our photo gallery! 

Interested in Service on the
AFP Chicago Board?

Deadline for Applications is Friday, July 10 

The AFP Chicago Committee on Directorship invites nominations for the Board of Directors, with terms beginning January 1, 2016. More information on responsibilities and eligibility is available in the 2016 Board of Directors Application.


Calendar of Events

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Getting to Know AFP Chicago Fellow Becky Panter

Becky Panter is the Development Manager for A Better Chicago. She joined the organization in 2014 and is a member of the advancement team.  Prior to joining A Better Chicago, Becky spent two years at Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University, where she was a development associate.

Earlier in her career, Becky was an elementary school teacher in Memphis for two years with Teach For America. She has also worked at the Chicago History Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Becky holds a BA in history from Boston University.

Meet Becky here...

Community Links


Chicago Pro Bono Clinic for Non-Profits


North Park University


Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago)


Axelson Center Professional Development Programs

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Thank You to Our 2015 Partners!  

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Campbell & Company
Relationship Science
Allstate Insurance Company
Ann and Robert Lurie Children's
  Hospital of Chicago Foundation
Northern Trust

Member News

This month, AFP Chicago member Jessica Dolan, Vice President of Development, USO of Illinois is featured on the cover of FW: Chicago Magazine.

FW: Chicago taps into her years of experience working with and serving on non-profit boards to learn more about why non-profits need more women in leadership positions and why you should consider following in her footsteps. You can see more of the article, Leading by Example: Non-Profit Guru Jessica Dolan written by Jennifer Smith Tapp, here.

Congratulations, Jessica!