Please join us to celebrate philanthropy and those who make a difference in our community!
Awards will be presented for:
Outstanding Fundraising Professional
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
Outstanding Civic or Service Organization
Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser
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Sep 24 - Past NPD Award Recipients
Listing of NPD award recipients for each of the six categories: Outstanding Philanthropist, Outstanding Fundraising Professional, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, Outstanding Civic or Service Organization, Outstanding Volunteer Youth and Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation. ... more >
Aug 28 - Grants Training in Springfield, IL - October 27-28, 2014
The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in Springfield, October 27-28, 2014. This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines. Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals. ... more >
Aug 25 - Donor Relations Coordinator
Central Illinois Foodbank is expanding its development efforts. We are seeking a Donor Relations Coordinator to implement fundraising activities to ensure adequate resources to meet the growing needs of the Foodbank. Qualified candidates will be open-minded, mission-driven, and willing to accept challenges while working as part of a team. ... more >
Aug 12 - MANAGER, FUNDRAISING AND SPECIAL EVENTS
The American Diabetes Association (ADA) seeks a Manager, Fundraising and Special Events for the Greater Illinois Area. ... more >
Sep 30 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2012
(May 13, 2013) Average salaries for fundraisers increased in the U.S. and Canada in 2012, with 66 percent of respondents to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2013 Compensation and Benefits Study reporting salary increases of up to 10 percent. Twenty-seven percent reported no change in salary, and less than 10 percent reported a decrease. ... more >
Sep 23 - Top Ten (Week of September 22, 2014): Can a New Governance Model Help Your Organization?
(Sept. 22, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including HOW to distribute content on social media, what the latest Census report means for fundraising, super-short fundraising videos, how much to invest in data collection and analysis, and much more! ... more >
Sep 23 - Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program
(Sept. 24, 2014) On Oct. 8, Leah Eustace, ACFRE, chief idea goddess at Good Works, will present a webinar on "Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising." In a preview of her webinar, Leah talks about the unique power of stories and how they affect human psychology. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
October 8, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: October Board Meeting
November 12, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: November Board Meeting
December 10, 2014 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: December Board Meeting
March 1, 2027 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: AFP Networking Get Together
March 1, 2027 - AFP IL, Capital Area Chapter: AFP Netowrking Meet Up