AFP Chicago                                                                                May 2014   

Breakfast Program
Stewardship Evolved -Demonstrating Impact
Friday, June 13 - Register Today!

Learn how industry experts are successfully engaging, recognizing and demonstrating the impact of a gift, as well as what inspired their methods and models. Join us for a conversation about the ways in which you can build sustainable relationships with your donors

Susan Mchabcheb, CFRE, VP Individual and Major Gifts, Easter Seals

Kevin_Giglinto  Jen_Hendrick  Leah_Ray
Kevin Giglinto, VP for Strategy and Special Initiatives, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Jen Hendrick, Director of Development, Advocate Masonic Hospital  
Leah Ray, VP Corporate Partnerships, Feeding America

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Thanks to our generous sponsor 

2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
Honoree Spotlight
The Students of The Chicago Academy for the Arts

On May 9th, AFP Chicago will proudly honor eight of the most distinguished leaders of Chicago’s philanthropic and nonprofit sectors at the 38th Annual Philanthropy Awards Luncheon.  Please allow us to introduce you to one of our distinguished honorees: The Students of The Chicago Academy for the Arts – Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy.

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Thank you for your generosity! As of April 11, the 2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon has been sold out. We are looking forward to celebrating excellence in philanthropy with you next Friday! #AFPCfaces 

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

Join us at the Chicago Marriott Downtown - Magnificent Mile  for this premier learning event for fundraising professionals! 

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"If we focus on 'friendraising' the fundraising will follow."

Chris Jabin, 2014 Benjamin Franklin Award Honoree, discusses relationship with the AFP Chicago Community

Christopher Jabin, the recipient of the 2014 Benjamin Franklin award, is also a 20-plus year member of the AFP Chicago chapter. He believes that AFP Chicago provides a great sense of community and camaraderie. In addition to continuing education and professional development opportunities, the network of professionals he has found within AFP has been an important resource and support network throughout his career. 

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YNPN 10th Annual Celebration - Wednesday, May 21, 2014 



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Welcome 2014 Partners!  


Richard and Susan Kiphart

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

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Member News

Fundamentals of Fundraising - July 17 & 18 

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course provides new fundraisers with an intensive introduction into the building blocks of effective practice.  Join us this summer!

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