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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 450 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 - Click on the links below for more details

Professional Development Seminar & Keynote Lunch - March 20, 2018

Upcoming Meeting Dates - Details coming soon!

April 12, 2018 - Young Professionals Event

May 1, 2018 - Advanced Forum

May 15, 2018 - Professional Development Seminar & Keynote Lunch

Photos from Regional Philanthropy Conference & National Philanthropy Day

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Mar 13 - AFP Board for 2018
AFP membership has approved the association's proposed slate of board of directors for 2017. ... more >
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