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Welcome to the Association of Fundraising Professionals
East Central Illinois Chapter
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Join AFP on the Road in Decatur on October 17 – Planning for Fundraising Success: Creating a Relationship-Oriented Development Plan
Friday, October 17, 2014 | Noon – 1:30pm | The Community Foundation of Macon County | 125 N Water Street, Decatur
Speaker: Terry Goode, Director of Development, Family Service of Champaign County | Read more | Register
Join us for 2nd Tuesday Coffee on October 14 at Crisis Nursery from 8-9 am. Coffee and light refreshments will be served. Get to know the community of fundraisers in ECI and the nonprofits that make a difference in the lives of thousands every day!
On September 12, 2014 the AFPECI announced its new mentor program providing professional development opportunities for the Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Decatur, Mattoon, and the entire East Central Illinois region. The purpose of the AFPECI Mentor Program is to engage members in the fundraising community, to provide professional development opportunities for less experienced fundraisers and to strengthen the AFPECI and the nonprofit community as a whole. Read more
Don’t miss 2nd Tuesday Coffee this October 14th at the Crisis Nursery; light breakfast will be served. Free for all! Event details on Facebook!
Did you know there is a deep discount for young professionals and small nonprofits to join the AFP? Young professionals can join the AFP for just $75 and small nonprofits can join for just $150. Also, there is a New Professional/Associate member discount – Join AFP today!
Top Ten Reasons to Join Video – whether you’re new to AFP or a seasoned veteran, you’ll recognize these value added benefits of membership
Action University – a new, online professional development tool for AFP members that summarizes best-selling business books in a 10-15 minute video
Member Benefits Overview – AFP Professional Membership marks you as a leader in what you do
Looking for career opportunities in higher education, social services, healthcare or other sectors of the nonprofit economy? Look no further than our Careers Page featuring positions at the University of Illinois, Salt & Light, or the Academy on Capitalism. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a plethora of opportunities in higher education advancement as they gear up for their next capital campaign. See job postings
About Our Chapter – AFPECI
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, East Central Illinois Chapter is a regional chapter serving the Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Mattoon, Charleston, Effingham, and Decatur communities in East Central Illinois. We host monthly educational networking events on a variety of topics related to fundraising and advancement. Our board of directors is a dedicated group of fundraising professionals from a cross-section of the local non-profit community. Read more
Quick poll coming soon…The AFPECI wants to hear from you about upcoming programs. What topics/speakers would you like to see the AFP present? Contact us today at AFPECI@gmail.com
We invite you to join us at our monthly educational networking events on a variety of topics including annual fund, major gifts, planned giving, the role of social media, and many other topics related to fundraising and advancement. AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising. The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing and advocacy and more.