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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

May 10 Local Area Round Tables

June 21 Professional Development Seminar & Luncheon

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

AFP Quick Poll


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Apr 29 - Executive Assistant – Development Office
As the Executive Assistant to the Vice President & Chief Development Officer, the successful candidate would be responsible for ensuring that all donors are thanked in a timely manner, manage our donor & volunteer database, record Development Committee Meeting minutes, assist with the development of departmental marketing materials, coordinate meetings, maintain a busy department calendar and process paperwork for prospective and current donors. ... more >
Apr 27 - Director of Development
College access and success non-profit organization in Pomona seeks experienced development professional ... more >
Apr 25 - Corporate Relations Manager
The Corporate Relations Manager will work closely with PUENTE’s corporate partners, Board of Directors, key volunteers and community to gain sustainable revenue to support the organization and its programs. The key responsibilities include soliciting and managing corporate sponsorships, the management of corporate volunteers, and overseeing the annual Golf Tournament and Family Fun Fair events. This role will help develop and manage a corporate outreach strategy that aligns with PUENTE’s mission. The successful candidate will have the strategic and tactical skills needed to successfully seek, close and sustain gifts ranging from $500 - $100,000+. We are seeking an individual who will be comfortable building and sustaining relationships with corporate donors that support PUENTE and its programs. We are interested in candidates who are enthusiastic, highly organized, committed and experienced and who could be an integral part of our fundraising team as well as work closely with our operations team to ensure that corporate volunteers are fully integrated programmatically. Since networking is a key aspect of this position, it requires some participation after hours for events and presentations. Salary commensurate with experience ... more >
Apr 27 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 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 >
Apr 22 - Awards Nomination Forms (Samples)
AFP International offers awards in the following categories: Philanthropist, Volunteer Fundraiser, Corporation, Foundation, Fundraising Professional and Youth in Philanthropy (Individual and Group). ... more >
Apr 21 - Perfiles: Patrick Feeley, CFRE
En esta ocasión invitamos a Patrick Feeley, CFRE, el Chair del Board de AFP internacional, a participar en la entrevista de Perfiles. Pat es un veterano de la procuración de fondos y nos comparte un poco de sus reflexiones personales. ... more >
Apr 21 - Sácale jugo a tu Membresía: Imprime tus Libros de la Serie de Consulta Rápida AFP
¿Sabías que los socios de AFP pueden imprimir toda la serie de libros de Consulta Rápida de AFP? Son ocho libros de temas específicos sobre procuración de fondos, de ellos seis están ya en español y dos más sólo en inglés. ... more >