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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 - March 20, 2018

Upcoming Meeting Dates - Details coming soon!

April 12, 2018 - Young Professionals Event

May 1, 2018 - Advanced Forum

May 15, 2018 - Professional Development Seminar & Keynote Lunch

Photos from Regional Philanthropy Conference & National Philanthropy Day

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Feb 15 - Major Gifts Officer/West Coast, National Park Foundation
The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the National Park Foundation in the search for Major Gifts Officer/West Coast. ... more >
Feb 14 - Major Gifts Officer, California Scottish Rite Foundation
Major Gift Officer California Scottish Rite Foundation ... more >
Feb 13 - Principal Gifts Officer-West
Principal Gifts Officer ... more >
Feb 12 - Director of Development
SUMMARY: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development is responsible for all facets of individual and institutional giving, including leading all current fundraising and development initiatives to reach and exceed Bresee’s annual fundraising goal, as well as developing new strategies to grow Bresee’s fundraising capacity. The Director of Development works closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement a Fundraising Plan that includes short-term, medium-term and long-term strategies for major gifts, foundation and corporate support, annual giving, and fundraising events. CANDIDATE PROFILE: The new Director of Development will embrace Bresee’s mission and introduce new ideas, programs, and initiatives to achieve excellence, growth, and impact in fundraising, communications, and organizational leadership. The new Director of Development will expand and diversify the donor base through thoughtful relationship-building and hands-on partnership with senior leadership and the Board of Directors. Bresee seeks a dynamic, creative, and entrepreneurial development professional who wants to make a difference by joining a vibrant management team and providing strategic leadership across all areas of development. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative, energetic, and natural fundraiser. This will be someone who is well versed in all aspects of fundraising, including cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. With flexible hours and work location, the Director of Development will need to be highly motivated and personally accountable. ... more >
Feb 23 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Feb 22 - Looking to Fundraising's Future
Leah Eustace shares why the work that AFP Canada is doing to develop new ideas and programs is so important to helping the fundraising profession look forward. ... more >
Feb 22 - Three Webinars for Diversity and Inclusion in March
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is proud to offer a series of three webinars during the month of March focused on diversity and inclusion. These complimentary webinars are provided through a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. ... more >
Feb 22 - Day in the Ridings Report
Led and managed through the Canada Government Relations Committee, the main goal of AFP Canada's first Day in the Ridings (DITR) was to engage local politicians and policy makers and establish positive relationships with AFP chapters and members. ... more >
Feb 22 - What Canadian Donors Want - A Complimentary Webinar
Is March 1 blocked off on your calendar? Don't miss this hour-long free webinar on What Canadian Donors Want! ... more >