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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 540 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!

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February 23 Professional Development and Luncheon

February 24 Young Professionals Event

March 15 Advanced Forum


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Feb 5 - Planned Giving Coordinator
Working under the Planned Giving Director and with the Advancement Department generally, the Planned Giving Coordinator supports efforts to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward planned giving donors as part of a comprehensive planned giving program that includes bequests, charitable gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, and testamentary gifts of collections. He/she plays a vital role in ensuring that The Huntington’s planned giving efforts are well executed, ranging from supporting cultivation and stewardship work with donors, to coordinating and organizing events, to working with The Huntington’s business office as well as external partners on the administration and processing of planned gifts and gifts of securities. Occasional evening and weekend commitments are required. ... more >
Feb 5 - Walk Manager
The FARE Walk Manager – based in Los Angeles, CA area is responsible for serving as a fundraising professional and leader within the specific region and will have oversight for a portfolio of events within the assigned territory which contribute to the organization’s revenue goals. ... more >
Feb 5 - Senior Campaign Manager, Light The Night
Senior Campaign Manager - Light The Night ... more >
Feb 8 - Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come
(Feb. 8, 2016) The newest AFP Canada toolkit walks you through the process of working with government officials on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents. Now, the question is, are you ready to start using the information to further GR public policy relevant to the nonprofit sector? ... more >
Feb 8 - 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 2 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 3, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(Feb. 3, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. This week’s top ten includes discussions on relationship fundraising (from Adrian Sargeant); revising and reinvigorating your mission statement; building donor confidence in your organization; turning a “no” into a “yes” and corporate fundraising in the small shop. ... more >