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


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Board Listing
2015 Goals
Employment Ops
Philanthropy Links
Honor Your Own
Philanthropy Day
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  "Be the Cause"

Consider a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy... Download the 2016 Be The Cause Campaign Gift/Pledge form. Or, make your pledge online at Be The Cause.


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, Denise Noe, 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.

Northern Illinois Planned Giving Council
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Breakfast and Annual Joint Conference Session

Planned Giving 101

Presenters: Suzanne Berger - Fund Development and Planned Giving Expert and Kerry Schaible - Financial and Wealth Management Advisor-Planner, Northwestern Mutual

Friday, October 13 - 7:30-9:30 AM
Radisson Hotel and Conference Center
200 Bell School Road, Rockford


2017 National Philanthropy Day
Award Presentation and Luncheon
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Forest Hills Country Club

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Certificate in Fund Development in partnership
 with Northern Illinois Center for Non-Profit Excellence

This Certificate program will provide a solid foundation of fundraising fundamentals. Ideal for newcomers to the field of fundraising.  For those planning to pursue certification, CFRE International has granted continuing education points for all of the courses in this program.

2015-2016 Certificate in Fund Development Brochure

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

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