Critical public policy issues are impacting the fundraising and nonprofit sector - why AFP Chicago members need to be alert and engaged! 

Thursday, October 2, 2014 • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM • Petterino's 

How public policy affects fundraising and the nonprofit sector, and why AFP members need to be alert and engaged

Join a discussion led by Jason Lee, General Counsel for AFP International, Bob Carter, AFP International 2014 Chair, and Delia Coleman, Director of Strategic Initiatives for the Donor’s Forum about critical issues at the local, state, and federal level, and about AFP’s advocacy platform, including direct lobbying, grassroots lobbying and the AFP Political Action Committee.
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"Make the most of today’s greatest opportunities and tackle its many challenges"

Exclusive Q & A with Midwest Conference Keynote Speaker Joshua Hale  

AFP Chicago is thrilled to welcome Big Shoulders Fund President and CEO Joshua Hale as the Closing Keynote Speaker at the 2014 AFP Midwest Conference on Philanthropy. Under his leadership, Big Shoulders has become a model for supporting 90 Catholic schools in the neediest areas of inner-city Chicago, which runs contrary to national trends. 

Recently, AFP Chicago spoke with Hale to gain a sneak peek into what he has planned for our conference. Read on and discover how the Big Shoulders Fund is breaking fundraising records and engaging a new generation of philanthropic leaders. 

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Special thanks to our dedicated Midwest Conference on Philanthropy sponsors. #AFPCGoBIG













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