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Donor Management Systems - Seminar in partnership with Donors Forum

May 13, 2015

3 PM-5 PM

Lincoln Public Library

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AFP Netowrking Get-Together

June 17, 2015

5 PM- 6:30 PM

Obed and Isaac's, beer garden


What Gives? Central Illinois Philanthropic Profile

September 16, 2015

11:30 AM-1 PM

Sangamo Club

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Illinois Capital AFP Conference

October 21, 2015

8 AM- 4:00 PM

UIS, Brookens Auditorium

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MEMBER ONLY Lunch Meeting

December 16, 2015

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4 PM-6 PM

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Full-time, Academic Professional position in the Office of Advancement, the fundraising arm of the University of Illinois Springfield. ... more >
Jul 13 - Administrative Assistant
Reporting directly to the Executive Director and consistent with the mission of Girls on the Run of Central Illinois, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for developing the processes and implementing the infrastructure and systems needed to support the overall function of the organization. The Administrative Assistant supports the Executive Director, creating a productive work environment and managing the administrative and facilities functions of the agency. ... more >
Jul 13 - 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 and their participation in the 5k event, 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. ... more >
Jun 25 - Program Director
The Jewish Federation of Springfield is seeking a part-time Program Director (20-25 hours per week). ... more >
Jun 24 - Director of Fund Development and Communications
St. Joseph’s Home, a not-for-profit long term care facility, is seeking an experienced Director of Fund Development & Communications to develop and oversee all aspects of fundraising and communications for the home. ... more >
Nov 25 - Member Comments Requested on New IRS Substantiation Regulations
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has proposed new regulations that would modify its requirements that nonprofits obtain a “contemporaneous written acknowledgement” for contributions of $250 or more, and AFP is requesting comments and concerns from members about the proposal. ... more >
Nov 25 - The Whats, Hows, and Whys of Major Gift Solicitation
(Nov. 25, 2015) The benefit of major gifts is obvious. But the process of identifying and securing them—that's not so obvious. We recently spoke with Vern Snyder, ACFRE, vice president for institutional advancement at the University of Toledo, on how to define and calculate a major gift and his upcoming Dec. 10 webinar, "The Whats, Hows and Whys of Major Gift Solicitations." ... more >
Nov 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of November 25, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Nov. 25, 2015) How introverts can be very successful fundraisers is just one of the topics in this week’s Top Ten, which also includes posts on exercising your “gratitude muscle,” the number one way to destroy your chief development officer, the procrastinator’s guide to year-end fundraising, shaming a major donor and creating a culture of increasing giving. ... more >
Nov 18 - Election Results Mean New Public Policy Opportunities for Philanthropy
(Nov. 18, 2015) On November 4, 2015 Justin Trudeau was sworn in as the 23rd Prime Minister of Canada. What does his new government, along with his 30-member Cabinet, mean for fundraising and philanthropy? ... more >
Nov 18 - Celebrating National Philanthropy Every Day
In a moving tribute to National Philanthropy Day, Roger Ali, CFRE, chair-elect of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada, shares how we all can make a difference through small acts and a giving heart. ... more >