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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- 5:00 PM


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National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon

November 18, 2015

11:30 AM-1 PM

Sangamo Club

Know of a great philanthropist who is making a difference in our community?

Nominate them for the NPD Award HERE.


Celebration! Recognizing a Year of Fulfilling Fundraising 

December 16, 2015

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 >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Oct 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Oct 1 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >
Sep 30 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 30, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Sept. 30, 2015) It’s time to change the way you communicate with donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including seven drivers of donor loyalty; creating a visual case for support; four key lessons in charitable giving through bequests; words that will make or break your subject lines; and how to turn first-time visitors to your website into long-time donors. ... more >