Managing Your Volunteer Base for Maximum Results

Educational Breakfast Program 
Friday, April 25, 8:30 am – 10:30 am • Maggiano's Banquets, 111 W. Grand, Chicago

Volunteers are the backbone to many non-for-profit organizations.  But how do you manage their individual expectations and those of the organizations by engaging them in a meaningful way?  And in turn, how do we take this relationship to the next level and convert our volunteers into donors? Join AFP Chicago and confirmed panelists: Meg Damato, Volunteer Program Manager at PAWS Chicago, Erin Stephens, Director of Volunteers at Lakeview Pantry, Kathi Willet, Director of Hearts of Hope, and Stephanie BorashAssociate Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Ravinia Festival for a session that will inform what the best practices are when recruiting volunteers and working effectively with the organizations they represent. Learn more...


SPECIAL NOTE: Thank you for your generosity! This event is sold out. If you're interested in being added to our wait-list for tickets, please email Elizabeth Haley.


2014 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Honoree Spotlight - Charles B. Lawless

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 LuncheonPlease allow us to introduce you to one of our honorees: Charles B. Lawless. Lawless will be recognized with the Outstanding Volunteer Award. Charles B. Lawless works tirelessly as a senior managing director at Mesirow Financial where he works with high net worth individuals to develop custom investment management strategies, short- and long-term retirement solutions and estate planning components, and yet he still finds time to give back to the community.  Read more...

Please join us in celebrating Chicago’s philanthropic community this May!  Learn more..




AFP Chicago:  Your Community


AFP Chicago is a welcoming community of fundraisers. Get connected and build one-on-one relationships with like-minded professionals. As a member, you can access educational opportunitiesdiscounts to events and publications and share your experience and insights with others.  Membership has its benefits!

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Nominate an Outstanding Leader for the President's Award


AFP Chicago will present the President’s Award at the annual Midwest Conference on Philanthropy, Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile. The President’s Award is presented to afundraising professional who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and service to AFP Chicago. To nominate a deserving individual please click here. The deadline for all nominations is Thursday, May 1, 2014.

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