Benefits of JOINING WIDN

  • Opportunity to meet and network with fellow
    development professionals in a relaxed atmosphere
  • Expand professional relationships and develop support systems
  • Learn about other non-profit agencies in the area and their
    fundraising efforts, successes and challenges
  • Exchange of resource information
  • Job leads and leadership opportunities
  • Program topics are based on member input
  • Earn certified fundraising executive (CFRE) continuing education points for eligible programs

Meetings are usually held the first Tuesday of the month, September through June, with informal networking starting at 11:30 (feel free to bring your lunch). Program presentation runs from 12:00 – 1:30 and is hosted by a different non-profit organization each time.  The 2016-2017 calendar also includes morning sessions. A guest may attend up to two meetings before becoming a member.

Complete the online WIDN Membership Application (or download the form) today!

Annual membership dues: $40

Pay by check (mail to Lisa Lazzaretto, 7217 Powell St., Downers Grove IL 60516)
or by Paypal (click button below)

For more information, please contact Lisa Lazzaretto at or Jennifer Schnepper at