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Administrative Assistant to College Advancement

Lake Land College

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO COLLEGE ADVANCEMENT.  Full-time. 12 month position.  Lake Land...

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Executive Director of Principal Gifts

University of Illinois

Executive Director of Principal Gifts Office of the Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement U...

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Regional Development Director


The Regional Development Director will be supporting Nexus and the Illinois programs, including Indi...

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Community Investment Director

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Open Position: Community Investment Director If you've always wanted to find a place where you are ...

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Advancement Assistant

Cunningham Children's Home

Advancement ASsistant Cunningham Children’s Home in Urbana, IL seeks a full-time Advancement ...

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Director of Development & Communications

Crisis Nursery

Crisis NurseryDirector of Development & Communications Position Summary:The Director of Develop...

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About AFP 

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.

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.

AFP is committed to excellence in providing the highest quality services and products for our members and other constituents. We are responsive to their needs and strive to exceed expectations.

As one of 220 chapters of the Association of Fundraising Professionals, the East Central Illinois Chapter’s mission is to advance fundraising and philanthropy throughout the Central Illinois communities of:
Champaign-Urbana, Danville, Charleston, Mattoon, Effingham and Decatur.

We welcome all individuals who are interested and involved in fundraising. Chapter members represent a broad spectrum of professional experience and many area organizations. Non-members are welcome to attend chapter programs and events. Subscribe to our newsletter to learn about upcoming events.


Local Benefits of Membership

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Member Discounts on Monthly Educational Programs

  • Member Discounts on Chapter Conferences

  • Member Discounts on National Philanthropy Day Events

  • Volunteer Opportunities

  • Chapter Scholarships

  • Chapter Newsletter

  • Chapter Job Bank