P.O. Box 8, Joliet, Illinois 60434-0008
Phone: 708.262.1245

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Our Objectives:

  • Offer support to development professionals, volunteers and others interested in philanthropy who live and/or work in Will, Grundy and Kendall Counties.
  • Maintain and improve the professional standards of those in the philanthropic arena.
  • Provide educational programs for professional advancement and for improving on-the-job performance.
  • Serve those charitable and educational organizations in which our members work.
  • Develop leaders within the profession.
  • Provide opportunities for the exchange of ideas and information.
  • Inform the general public by creating greater visibility of the helping professionals, their organizations and programs and the greater philanthropic community.
  • Partner with other organizations to accomplish our mission.

South West Suburban Philanthropic Network

SWSPN is an organization whose purpose is to bring together the philanthropic communities in Will, Grundy and Kendall Counties of Illinois. Our membership consists of development professionals, fundraisers, funders, not-for-profit staff, corporate and foundation leaders, volunteers and others interested in advancing philanthropy.

We provide educational programs and an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and information. SWSPN also develops a network of organizations and individuals for the purpose of coordinating efforts to assist those who entrust their needs to the helping community.