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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 475 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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Dec 19 - Director of Development, Institutional Giving
RAND is seeking a senior-level Development Director for Institutional Giving. This new position will report to the Executive Director of Development and will work closely with RAND’s leadership team. The successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate the mission and strategic vision of our organization while introducing a new set of donors to RAND and increasing philanthropic support. ... more >
Dec 19 - Director of Development, Health and Special Projects
RAND is seeking a Development Director to be responsible for RAND Health, our second-largest unit, and other strategic priorities that arise from other units and the CEO’s initiatives. The successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate the mission and strategic vision of our organization while introducing a new set of donors to RAND and increasing philanthropic support. ... more >
Dec 17 - Executive Director
Organization Description Veterans Park Conservancy (VPC) was founded in 1986 to protect the open space on the campus of the Veterans Administration (VA) in West Los Angeles from commercialization and to preserve it for the benefit of veterans. This mission is currently being revised to include a focus on the healing of veterans. Salary Range: $95,000 - $120,000, commensurate with experience. ... more >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >
Dec 10 - AFP Toronto Chapter Celebrates 20th Anniversary Milestone
On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter has honoured staff member Cynthia Quigley by establishing a bursary fund in her name. Read on to find out more. ... more >