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Did you know that hundreds of fundraising professionals received scholarships to attend international conferences and other fantastic training opportunities this past year- all thanks to BE the CAUSE, a joint campaign of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and AFP chapters across the U.S.?

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AFP Chicago is proud to introduce...
The 43rd Annual Faces of Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Honorees 

For over 40 years, AFP Chicago has honored the committed, passionate individuals and corporations who work on behalf of the nonprofit organizations that AFP Chicago serves. AFP Chicago is pleased to honor those who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify the philanthropic spirit of our great city. 

Congratulations to our extraordinary, 2019 Philanthropy Awards Luncheon Honorees:

Alexandra C. and John D. Nichols
Distinguished Philanthropists Award
Dan Weishar, The Andrew Weishar Foundation
Emerging Philanthropist
George S. Wright, Citibank
Executive Leader Award
Christine O'Reilly, Chicago White Sox Charities
Professional Grantor Award
Christine Zrinsky, Lincoln Park Zoo
Benjamin Franklin Award
Liz Thompson, Cleveland Avenue Foundation for Education
Outstanding Community Leader Award
Dick Hutson
Outstanding Volunteer Award

The award recipients will be recognized for their outstanding contributions at the 2019 Awards Luncheon on May 3, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago.  


Judy Lindsey Named 2018 AFP Chicago President's Award Recipient

AFP Chicago is proud to present the 2018 President's Award to Judy T. Lindsey, CFRE. Judy's service and leadership to the chapter and the fundraising profession have been exemplary and have made her a respected figure in Chicagoland fundraising. Her foresight and commitment to AFP's ideals have played a significant role in AFP Chicago's continued success. read more

AFP Chicago is grateful to Judy for her incredible dedication, service, and leadership and we are honored to present her with the 2018 President's Award. Judy will receive the President's Award during our December 7th Annual Meeting.

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