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Greater Los Angeles Chapter

Welcome to the AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter website. We are committed to supporting development professionals throughout the greater Los Angeles area of California. We have over 450 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

The AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter has regularly scheduled lunch meetings featuring local speakers and topics relevant to our everyday work. The chapter also offers educational and networking opportunities such as the local Roundtables, National Philanthropy Day® and the Advanced Practice & Regional Philanthropy Conference. Check out the chapter calendar for a schedule of what's happening and where!

News to Note - Click on the links below for more details

Professional Development Seminar & Keynote Lunch - February 13, 2018

Local Area Roundtables - January 23, 2018

Save the Date in 2018 for AFP-GLAC's Events!

Photos from Regional Philanthropy Conference & National Philanthropy Day

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Jan 19 - Director of Development
Reporting directly to the Executive Director/CEO, the Director of Development (DOD) is a front-line fundraiser, responsible for the overall development, management, administration and evaluation of the fund development plan and related activities for CSCRB. ... more >
Jan 19 - Vice President Development
The VP Development is the Chief Development Officer for LA BioMed and will provide executive philanthropic leadership for the LA BioMed community and its key constituents. The position will serve as a liaison and advisor to the Institute’s key leaders and engage its various constituents and stakeholders in the fundraising process, including the President & CEO, Vice Presidents, Chief Scientists, Principal Investigators and Researchers, the Board of Directors, and others. She or he will be responsible for building a robust, high functioning and sustainable fundraising program with best practice systems and processes. ... more >
Jan 15 - Survivor Coordinator
The Survivor Coordinator position is in the Survivor Leadership Programs under the Empowerment Department. The Survivor Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the National Survivor Network, and is a key team member of the Survivor Leadership Programs. This position requires thorough knowledge and understanding of a trauma-informed, culturally sensitive, human rights, strengths-based approach in working with survivors of human trafficking. This position requires some travel throughout Los Angeles County, and occasionally state-wide and/or nationally. ... more >
Jan 16 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 15, 2018): Using Emotional Appeals, Planned Giving, Prospect Research & More!
(Jan. 15, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 3 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 1, 2018): Nonprofit Marketing Nonsense, Board Retreats, Feeling Awkward about Bequests & More!
(Jan. 1, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 2 - 2018 AFP Canada Board Approved
(Jan. 2, 2018) AFP sends its warm congratulations to the members who were recently approved by the membership to serve on the 2018 AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >
Dec 28 - Congress Approves Tax Reform Bills, Likely Leading to Drops in Charitable Giving
(Dec. 20, 2017) Research continues to show the final bill leading to drops of $13 – 20 billion in giving. Here’s a round-up of nonprofit provisions in the bill, as well as a statement from The Charitable Giving Coalition, chaired by AFP. ... more >