Introducing an ALL Access Education Bundling Package

We are happy to introduce our first ever, members-only, education "bundle" pricing!

As the quality of our events grows, what's not growing for many of you is your budget, which puts a crimp on your ability to invest in your professional and personal development. We now have a solution!  Instead of registering for each event separately, purchase a "bundle," and gain access while you SAVE.  Bundling your programs provides our member's convenience, savings, and flexibility.
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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.

Registration now open!


AFP Chicago Breakfast Workshop Series
Enthusiasts, Strategists, Closers, Oh My:
The New Major Donor Archetypes—
and Your Prospects

Friday, February 15th | 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Maggiano’s Banquets - 516 N Clark St., Chicago

You know your donors have deeply personal reasons for giving. They also watch and learn from others. Verbatim statements and testimonials from 150+ high-profile donors reveal insights about their motivations. Five distinct Major Donor Archetypes can be identified and approached in custom ways designed to deepen their engagement—and amplify their impact.

Join Philanthropic Strategist Colleen O’Grady from Lipman Hearne and a panel of fundraisers on February 15th as we explore donor psychology and the key communication tools that will motivate donors to choose your organization the next time they make a gift.

Takeaways—What You’ll Learn:

  • Surprising things ultra-high net worth individuals say about what moves them
  • Profiles of the five New Major Donor Archetypes—and their sweet spots and watch-outs 
  • Steps you can take NOW to better understand your prospects and to translate that understanding into more compelling communications


This program has been approved for 1.5 CFRE continuing education credits.

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