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The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Los Angeles Chapter is pleased to announce the luncheon keynote speaker for the 2015 SoCal Regional Philanthropy Conference held on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Hilton Pasadena.  Click on the links below for more details!


Simone Joyaux


Simone Joyaux

Simone P. Joyaux is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector.” A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone guides countless organizations and professionals through her consulting and coaching, teaching and writing. She works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, in Minnesota, USA. Read More.


Conference Location & Schedule

Join us Thursday, September 10, 2015 at the Hilton Pasadena.  



Session Speakers

Speakers are being added daily!  Be sure to check back to see who will be presenting!




We have 5 great tracks for you to attend. No matter how long you have been in the profession there is a session for you. Tracks include Tech It Out, Major Gifts & Capital Campaigns, Fundraising Fundamentals, The Big Picture, and Career Strategies for Success.


Conference Fees

Early bird fees are in affect until August 20th so don't delay!

Young Professional Members Early Bird - $99

Professional Members Early Bird - $129

Non-Members Early Bird - $169


Conference Scholarships

2015 Conference Scholarships for AFP-GLAC Members Interested in attending our full day of education but your organization does not have it in the budget?  We are offering AFP-GLAC members a chance to win one of eight scholarships to attend the conference.

Must be a member to apply.  Not a member?  Join Today!

Deadline to apply is August 20th.

Committee will notify scholarship winners by August 27th.

Fill out the document below and submit to the AFP-GLAC Scholarship Chair, Ryne Meadors via email at

AFP-GLAC RPC Scholarship Application Form 2015



Sponsorship & Exhibitor Information

Looking to share your business with conference attendees?  Consider being a sponsor or exhibitor.  


Thank you to our Sponsors!

Track Pack Sponsor - Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns

NGA New Logo


Tech it Out Sponsors







Coffee Break Sponsor

CCS Fundraising


Gift Sponsors


UNC Chapel Hill



Welcome Exhibitors!

Asendia Bloomerang
 Charity Compliance  Donor Art Recognition

 Envision Consulting  Paschal Murray

         RBI Systems



Thank you to our Consultant Partners!

Eisenhart & Associates KR Associates
Precision Partners
       Queen Bee

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