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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 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... 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 >