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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

June 21 Professional Development Seminar & Luncheon

National Philanthropy Day Nominations Now Open

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, November 17 National Philanthropy Day Conference & Luncheon - Omni Hotel Downtown Los Angeles



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May 27 - Associate Director of Development and Marketing
Responsible for fund development, marketing, community outreach and networking projects. Leads efforts on all major events alongside the CFO ... more >
May 27 - Development Coordinator
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Development Coordinator is responsible for the implementation and logistics of a successful $2.5M Annual Campaign encompassing donations from San Marino parents, community members and local businesses. The Coordinator oversees all logistics of the Annual Campaign, the donor recognition events that follow, and supports the activities of the Board of Trustees. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 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. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >