AFP Chicago                                                                                June 2014   

A great primer for those new to the field... 
AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising 

Thursday, July 17 & Friday, July 18 at CCS

New fundraisers... join AFP Chicago for an intensive and engaging introduction into the building blocks of an effective fundraising practice. Reserve your spot today! Meet the Faculty. Register Today! 

Thank you to our generous sponsors


 Breakfast Program 
Stewardship Evolved - 
Demonstrating Impact
Friday, June 13

Join AFP Chicago, our moderator Susan Mchabcheb, CFRE, Easter Seals, and panelists Kevin Giglinto, Chicago Symphony OrchestraJen HendrickAdvocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center; and Leah RayFeeding America for a conversation about the ways in which you can build sustainable relationships with your donors.
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Thanks to our generous sponsor 

2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
#AFPCfaces Photo Gallery

Thank you to all who joined us on May 9 as we celebrated excellence in philanthropy in Chicagoland. Congratulations once again to our outstanding honorees!

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

2014 Midwest Conference on Philanthropy 
Go Big or Go Home: 
Practice, not Theory
Save the Date:  Wednesday, November 5, 2014 

What’s new this year?

- The conference’s new home is the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile located in downtown Chicago!

- A new leadership track facilitated by Karen Osborne will address the specific needs and challenges faced by senior development professionals.

- Each participant will walk away with at least three new practical tools to immediately use after the conference. 

Watch your inbox! Registration opens this month!

Learn more...

Special thanks to our dedicated Midwest Conference on Philanthropy sponsors.


Calendar of Events

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Member Resources

Online Job Source
Peer Mentoring
Peer Mentoring Raises the Bar of Professional Performance

Members on the Move
Ethics Resources
AFP International
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Fellows Alumni News 


June Program Panelist
Jennifer Hendrick 

When it comes to AFP Chicago..."You never know what connections you can make."

Jennifer Hendrick, Director of Development at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Charitable Foundation, looks to AFP to help extend her nonprofit circle and network. 

See Jennifer Hendrick in action at our June Program: Stewardship Evolved -Demonstrating Impact next week! 


Community Links

Spring 2014 AFP Kaleidoscope

Giving USA 2014: 30 Percent Discount for AFP Members!


Campbell & Company's Giving USA 2014 Breakfast/ Roundtable – June 17

CCS' Giving USA Discussion - June 25

North Park University


Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Chicago (YNPN Chicago)


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Welcome 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

Become a 2014 Partner Today!

Member News

Networking Opportunity
After Hours - Free to Members and Guests
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at The Celtic Knot Public House, Evanston 


Webinar Series
How to Protect Your Nonprofit from Fraudsters and Embezzlers or Hiring One! - Members Attend Free
Thursday, June 26, 2014

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Interested in Board Service?
Nominations for the AFP Chicago 2015 Board of Directors Due July 11 

Get involved!