Rockford Area Chapter
Advancing philanthropy through education,
training, and advocacy.


Ethical Standards
Board Listing
2014 Goals
Employment Ops
Philanthropy Links
Philanthropy Day
Member Area

NOTE - To access Member Area: When prompted enter the last 8 digits of your AFP MEMBER NUMBER for the USER NAME and afpmember (all lowercase) for the PASSWORD.

  "Be the Cause"

Consider a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy... Download the 2014 BE the CAUSE Campaign* Gift/Pledge Form here.



Welcome to the Rockford Area
AFP Chapter website

If you need some information that you cannot find in the pages of this website or if you experience problems, please contact me, Lynn Momberger, President, Rockford AFP Chapter at

New Member Scholarship Opportunity
A limited number of membership grants are available for those whose employer does not pay for AFP membership. Click here for an application.

NIPGC & AFP Rockford Chapter present
Working with Professional Advisors Using a
Philanthropic Planning Model
 New Date! 
Friday, November 14, 2014

Philanthropic Planning is an integrated solution meeting the needs of both the donor and the charity for today and tomorrow which makes charitable giving most meaningful. Donor centered philanthropic planning is an emerging model for raising funds.  Click here to learn more and to register online.

AFP Rockford Area Chapter Announces
Scholarship Opportunities!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Rockford Area Chapter is accepting applications for attendance to the 2015 AFP International Conference on Fundraising on March 29-31, 2015 in Baltimore, MD. Two scholarship opportunities are available to current chapter members and can be found by clicking here.

An application form must be completed in full and submitted by September 30, 2014 to be considered.

Application Form  (in MS Word format)
Application Form 
(in PDF format)

The scholarship distribution will be announced on November 15, 2014, allowing time for the recipient(s) to take advantage of early-bird reduced registration fees for the International Conference in Baltimore. For conference information, visit

For additional questions, please contact Sheryl Thogerson, Professional Advancement Committee Member at

Leadership Café

Feel your organization’s tank running dry? Come fill up!  Northern Illinois Center for Nonprofit Excellence hosts monthly discussions on critical and cutting-edge issues in nonprofit leadership and governance are designed to provide a menu of IDEAS, INFORMATION, OPINIONS, and RESOURCES for nonprofit management staff, board members, and community participants. Click here for details

If you are not an AFP member, we invite you to join us! Visit our Membership page for details.

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