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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 535 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

Re-cap of March 27, 2017 Advanced Forum

June 13, 2017 - Professional Development Seminar & Luncheon

July 11, 2017 - Local Area Round Tables - Details Coming Soon!

August 15, 2017 - Advanced Executive Forum - Details Coming Soon!

September 26, 2017 - Professional Development Seminar & Luncheon - Details Coming Soon!

SAVE THE DATE! - National Philanthropy Day Luncheon & Conference - JW Marriott at L.A. Live - November 2, 2017!

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Jun 21 - Administrative & Development Assistant - Torrance So Bay YMCA
Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the Administrative & Development Assistant will provide critical support for the Financial Development Team and administrative assistance to the Executive Director and Management Staff as needed. ... more >
Jun 19 - Development Manager-Institutional Giving
The Development Manager-Institutional Giving will be responsible for all foundation, corporate and government support of the Catalina Island Conservancy. Working with various department staff, and using the Development Manager’s knowledge of the institutional funding community, this position will research, identify and pursue strategic funding opportunities to support the Conservancy’s mission. ... more >
Jun 15 - Director of Annual Giving
Manage the performance, integrity, and security of donor and constituent databases; Raiser’s Edge and Luminate Online; and related information systems and oversee gift process including the timely input of gifts and acknowledgment letter production. ... more >
Jun 20 - Canada at the International Fundraising Summit: Now It’s Time to Prepare!
Now that he’s attend the International Fundraising Summit, AFP Canada Board Chair Scott Decksheimer, CFRE, says Canada needs to learn from what’s happening in other countries to be better prepared for the future of our profession. ... more >
Jun 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 21, 2017): Large Boards, Managing Your Time, Donor Recognition Opportunities & More!
(June 21, 2017) 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 >
Jun 15 - CRA Recommendations Support Public Policy Engagement by Charities
(July 13, 2017) In a significant win for Canada’s charitable sector, the Canada Revenue Agency has recommended major changes to laws and regulations that will encourage charities to engage more fully in public policy dialogue and development. ... more >