Welcome to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Chicago

AFP ChicagoWhether you are new to the fundraising profession or a seasoned professional, a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process, or want to learn more about getting involved in your local chapter, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Chicago is your go-to resource for all things relating to fundraising and the Chicago nonprofit community. Please take a few minutes to explore the site to learn more about AFP Chicago and its role in the Chicago fundraising community and how you can get involved to advance your career.

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 opportunities discounts to events and publications and share your experience and insights with others. Membership has its benefits!

Become a Member
Join a Committee

 Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Peer Mentoring Application

Peer Mentoring Application Deadline
Deadline extended to
Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024

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Orientation March 1

AFP Overview A to Z
The benefit of being an AFP member
Friday, Mar. 1, 2024
12:00 - 1:00 pm
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March Workshop

March Workshop
Friday, Mar. 8, 2024
8:00 - 9:30 am
Full Breakfast & Networking Session!
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 Awards Nominations

48th Annual Philanthropy Awards
Nominations OPEN!
Deadline is Sunday, Mar. 31, 2024
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Workshop Bundle

2024 Workshop Bundle
Attend all workshops & Third Thursday
networking events and SAVE!
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Chapter Champions

 Alford Group  campbell_and_company
Cooper Coleman

Ter Molen Watkins & Brandt

Pioneer Sponsors

CCS Fundraising Virtuous

Supporting Sponsors



Women in Development Professions