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 Philanthropist.
- Outstanding Civic or Service Organization.
- Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser.
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Apr 17 - Job Posting-Development Assistant
Brother James Court is currently accepting applications for the position of Development Assistant. ... more >
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 >
Apr 23 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... 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