2019 AFP Professional Development Program Series
11:30am-1:00pm (Unless otherwise specified)


November 14, 2019 – National Philanthropy Day, Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club. Click Here to Learn More & Register



January 15, 2019 – The Secret Sauce to Securing Major Donors, presented by Rus Howard, Prairie State Legal Services. Mary’s Market Banquet Room.

February 19, 2019 – Annual Rockford AFP Chapter President’s Meeting. Join us for the annual President’s meeting where our new President Keri Nelson shares updates on our chapter’s goals and objectives for a successful 2019.

April 24, 2019 – “Honor Your Own” Volunteer Recognition Breakfast. Giovanni’s

May 21, 2019 – Ethics: Accountability and Respect For Donors. Speakers; Scott Krowczyk, RSM; Alicia M. Schatteman, Ph.D; and Adam Fleming, WilliamsMcCarthy, LLP. Mary’s Market Banquet Room.  *Receive 1.5 points towards CFRE

June 18, 2019 – Diversity (IDEA). Mary’s Market Banquet Room.  *Receive 1.5 points towards CFRE

August 20, 2019 – Uncovering Hidden Gems In Your Database. Mary’s Market Banquet Room.  *Receive 1.5 points towards CFRE

September 13, 2019 – The Science of Fundraising, presented by Dr. Christopher Einholf, Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies at Northern Illinois University. Mary’s Market Banquet Room (4431 E. State St., Rockford).

October 4, 2019 – Strategic Fundraising Planning (Special All-Day Program), presented by Linda Wastyn, Ph.D., Wastyn & Associates. Discovery Center Museum (711 N. Main St., Rockford).