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Breakfast Program
Maximizing Your Volunteer Base
Register Today - Friday, April 25

Attendees at a 2013 AFP Chicago Program 

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

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2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Honoree Spotlight
Susan and Richard Kiphart, Bob Arthur, and Valerie Lies 

   Bod Arthur  
On May 9th, AFP Chicago will proudly honor eight of the most distinguished leaders of the Chicago’s philanthropic and nonprofit sectors at the 38th Annual Philanthropy Award Luncheon.  Please allow us to introduce you to four of our distinguished honorees: Susan and Richard Kiphart, Distinguished Philanthropists Award, Bob Arthur, Executive Leader Award and Valerie Lies, Outstanding Community Leader Award

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

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

2013 Midwest Conference on Philanthropy

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

Request for Presenters at the 19th Annual AFP Chicago Midwest Conference on Philanthropy
If you’re interested in being considered as a presenter, please complete and submit a request for proposal (RFP) by Tuesday, April 1, 2014.


Calendar of Events

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Member Resources

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Fellows Alumni News 


 Sara Rebmann – Craig Morris: A Peer Mentoring Success Story

Sara Rebmann, Women's Board Coordinator at the Adler Planetarium, is completing her year-long Peer Mentoring Program match with mentor Craig Morris, Director of Development at Illinois Action for Children. Sara said "Spending time with Craig has been such a positive experience. Through his advice and mentoring, I've been able to further identify my career goals and focus on where I want to develop professionally."
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Community Links

CFRE Study Group - Deadline to Register is 3.7.14

AFP Chicago - DC Chapter Reception at International Conference 

YNPN Chicago
North Park University



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Welcome 2014 Partners!  


Advocate Health Care
Allstate Insurance Company
Campbell & Company
Mesirow Financial
Rush-Copley Foundation

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Member News

AFP Chicago Mentor and Protégé to Present at AFP International Conference

Sandy Macnab, FAHP, CFRE, President, Alexander Macnab & Co. will present the latest best practices on building a successful annual giving program at this year’s AFP International Conference in San Antonio.  Presenting with him will be Jessica Ramirez, Director of Development at Chicago High School for the Arts who was his protégé in the AFP Chicago Peer Mentoring Program.  Jessica is also an AFP Chicago Fellows Program alum, class of 2011. 

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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!