President's Message

Thank you for visiting our website! We welcome you — whether you are a fundraising professional, a volunteer, or would simply like to learn more about our organization!  As one of AFP’s more than 240 chapters worldwide, the Central Illinois Chapter members encompass a broad spectrum of professional experience and backgrounds and represent the areas of the arts, education, health, human services, and religion.  Our Chapter is a success because we make a commitment to professional education, career and leadership development, social networking, the advancement of philanthropy and the fundraising profession, and ethical fundraising practices in Central Illinois.

We are dedicated to providing quality learning opportunities for fundraising professionals at all levels.  Be sure to check out our upcoming educational offerings and encourage your colleagues to join us at an upcoming meeting. We also host a number of informal networking opportunities throughout the year. Our members love to network and share their stories and expertise!  Please take some time to browse our website. We’re always interested in making improvements, so please contact us with your feedback.

If you are interested in more information about joining the Central Illinois Chapter of AFP, please contact any of our board members. We’d love to hear from you! Thank you for your interest in AFP and please let us know if we can be of assistance!

Kimberly Scheirer, CFRE
Chapter President