AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising 
July 21-22, 2016 | Chicago, IL 
A great primer for those new to the field of fundraising

Eric Johnson, CFRE, Director of Development, Illinois Network of Charter Schools Judy Lindsey, CFRE, Executive Director, Methodist Hospitals Foundation Jill Koski, CFRE, Vice President of Development, The Morton Arboretum Rob Cummings, Chief Development Officer, Christian Brothers of the Midwest  Sandy Macnab, FAHP, CFRE, President, Alexander Macnab & Co. Travis Carley, Corporate Vice President, CCS Michelle Sherbun, PCC, ELI-MP, President, Merlin Solutions, LLC/OnPurpose Philanthropy, LLC

The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course provides new fundraisers—those with up to four years of professional experience—with an intensive introduction into the building blocks of effective practice. To design this 16-hour course, experienced fundraising professionals (pictured above) evolved AFP’s introductory programs to address the real-world needs and challenges non-profit organizations face every day. Learn more and register...


Networking Happy Hour ~ Mingle with the AFP Chicago Board of Directors

WHEN: Wednesday, June 22 | 5:30 - 7:30 P.M. 

Join us for a valuable opportunity to meet the board members, learn about volunteer opportunities, ask questions about chapter events, and build your network by meeting other nonprofit professionals. Enjoy $6 house wines and $7 well drinks. FREE Valet Parking. 

Free to attend, please RSVP

Not an AFP Member? Join today and you'll get a $50 discount

In honor of our 56th Anniversary, AFP will be offering a $50.00 discount to new members joining in the Professional and Associate Member categories by June 30, 2016.

The discount applies to $50.00 off the International portion of the dues. Fill out the membership invitation as usual, but deduct $50.00 from the total and include the coupon with your payment. *Coupon must be included with payment.

To join online, go to and use Promo Code: JUNE16 
One coupon per new member. Expires June 30, 2016

Questions? Please call the AFP International Membership Department at 1(800) 666-3863.


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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Pathways to AFP Chicago Leadership
The 2017 Board of Directors Needs You!

Strong leadership is a hallmark of AFP Chicago and we seek highly motivated, caring and committed members for service on the 2017 Board of Directors. The AFP Chicago Committee on Directorship invites the development community to submit nominations for the Board of Directors, with terms beginning January 1, 2017. Applicants must be AFP Chicago members for at least two years and have actively participated on AFP Chicago committees, or bring comparable experience from another organization or AFP chapter. Applications are due July 8, 2016! 

Please click here for more information on service responsibilities, criteria, and the application process.  
Please click here for a copy of the 2017 application. 

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