Evansville Area Fundraising Council

Fundraising is the gentle art of teaching the joy of giving
— Hank Rosso


The Evansville Area Fundraising Council (EAFC) was created in 1999 as a professional association for development officers to:
- Promote planned giving
- Promote education and professional expertise of council members
- Encourage networking and support among its members

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The EAFC meets the second Wednesday of January, February, March, April, May, September, October and November. Each meeting includes discussion or speakers who present current topics related to fundraising and nonprofits.


The Fund Raising School

The EAFC hosts a course from The Fund Raising School at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy each November in Evansville to encourage our members to earn a Certificate in Fundraising Management (CFRM) without having the expense, travel and time of taking these courses at Indiana University.

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“Philanthropy is not about money; it’s about feeling the pain of others and caring enough about their needs to help.”

-Timothy Pina


Leave a Legacy

The EAFC hosts a luncheon each May with speakers focused on inspiring gifts to nonprofits. The luncheon is appropriate for development professionals, board members, lawyers, estate planners and donors.

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 If you have questions about membership, speaking opportunities or our program, please contact us.