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Awards will be presented for:
- Outstanding Fundraising Professional.
- Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation.
- Outstanding Philanthropist.
- Outstanding Civic or Service Organization.
- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser.
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Feb 28 - Program Manager
The Program Manager is responsible for managing quality delivery of the Girls on the Run program and serves as the lead on planning and implementation of the program each season. This includes coordination and oversight of coach and participant recruitment efforts, program sites, volunteers, program communications, event assistance, reporting, and administrative duties related to program fulfillment. In conjunction with the Executive Director, the Program Manager will ensure the seasonal program activities are aligned with the goals and objectives of Girls on the Run of Central Illinois through program management and evaluation. This is a full-time, exempt position. ... more >
Feb 19 - Director of Prospect Research and Management
Illinois College is looking to hire a Director of Prospect Research and Management to support and guide the fundraising efforts of Illinois College. ... more >
Apr 16 - AFP Expands to Reach More Communities
At the recent AFP board meeting held in conjunction with the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising, we were delighted to announce the chartering of two new AFP chapters: the AFP Bermuda Chapter and the AFP BC, Okanagan Chapter. The new additions bring us to 235 chapters worldwide, extending our reach beyond 30,000 members and countless nonprofit organizations. ... more >
Apr 15 - Top Ten (Week of April 16, 2014): 5 Unusual Direct Mail Techniques to Try
(Apr. 16, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how networking can turn into big dollars, why you need to stay true to your work ethics, how one massive capital campaign can affect other local nonprofits, getting involved in creating the crowdfunding bill of rights and how (and why!) to engage your donors BEFORE you ask for money. ... more >
Apr 15 - How To Get Big Donations—Through Your iPhone!
(Apr. 15, 2014) Experienced in internet donation processing, Philip King of Cornerstone Group of Companies talks to us about big mobile donations and how integrating fundraising channels is a key step in getting more donations! Learn from King and Cornerstone’s clients’ experiences with mobile donations—you too can cash in through your iPhone. ... more >
Apr 8 - Your AFP Foundation For Philanthropy In Canada Is Making A Difference!
(Apr. 7, 2014) As fundraisers, the notion of "what's in it for me?" is usually not our normal approach to things. Yet, you can be confident that your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada is having a positive impact on professional development programs across the country. Check out these infographics on the reach of various scholarship and regional initiatives. ... more >
May 14, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: May Board Meeting
June 11, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: June Board Meeting
July 9, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: July Board Meeting
August 13, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: August Board Meeting
September 10, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: September Board Meeting