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Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County

Habitat for Humanity of Champaign County has an immediate opening for an executive director.  C...

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Coordinator, Digital Communications

University of Illinois Foundation

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS FOUNDATION  has an immediate opening for an  Coordinator, Digital...

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Vice President for University Advancement and Foun

Eastern Illinois University

Eastern Illinois University seeks applications and nominations for the position of Vice President fo...

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Assistant Director of Special Events

University of Illinois

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign is hiring an Assistant Director of Special Events.&nb...

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Assistant Director to the RLC Foundation

Rend Lake College

Rend Lake College seeks a full-time ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE RLC FOUNDATION. This individual will a...

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Development Relations Manager

Eastern Illinois Foodbank

JOB TITLE: Development Relations ManagerREPORTS TO: Vice President of DevelopmentSTATUS: ExemptHOURS...

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Executive Director – South Central Illinois

American Red Cross

We are currently seeking a professional, innovative and enthusiastic Executive Director for our Sout...

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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