Central Illinois AFP VIP biographies

Area Served by Chapter

Peoria, Bloomington-Normal, Galesburg, Princeton, Lincoln, and Pontiac

Membership Benefits Offered by Chapter

  • Monthly professional development and networking opportunities
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Job postings
  • Chapter Membership directory
  • Scholarship for the AFP International conference
  • Scholarships for the first course, survey course, and certification process
  • Membership scholarships for smaller organizations
  • Reduced cost for members at monthly meetings and programs
  • National Philanthropy Day recognition
  • Programs and seminars featuring nationally recognized speakers


Each year, the Central Chapter sponsors an introductory course in fundraising titled Basics 101.

AFP Scholarship for International Conference
Up to three scholarships will be awarded each calendar year for the following spring’s AFP International Conference on Fundraising, usually held in March or April.
Deadline: Friday, September 22, 2017
More information available.

AFP Membership Scholarships
Up to four membership scholarships will be awarded each calendar year.
Deadline: April 15, October 15
More information available.

Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) Scholarship
Up to two scholarships of $450 each will be awarded each calendar year.
Deadline:  On-going, reviewed monthly
More information available.

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