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Mark Your Calendars for National Philanthropy Day - Thursday, November 19, 2015
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Outstanding Honorees Announced for 2015 National Philanthropy Day
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Application Form - 2015 Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award - Due September 30

Next Chapter Meeting and Luncheon
Creating a Culture for Giving /
Boards Raising Funds Joyfully
Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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Upcoming September 22 - Gary Phillips and Major Gifts
Myths, Mistakes and Misunderstanding
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Our Mission
To advance ethical fundraising and philanthropy for the greater good
through education, training, advocacy and recognition.

Welcome to the Orange County, California Chapter
of the Association of Fundraising Professionals
On our site you'll find information about our monthly chapter meetings (open to everyone), career opportunities, the benefits of membership, upcoming special events and seminars, etc.2014 Ten Star Logo

Our meetings are open to all and are held at Boy Scouts of America, Orange County Council at 1211 East Dyer Road, Santa, CA 92705 (On Dyer Road, one mile west of the 55 Freeway). There is a 10:30 "Advancing Fund Development" session covering an educational topic in a classroom style interactive lecture followed by a Luncheon session at which there are self-introductions of all attending and an educational/informative talk delivered by a speaker.

All Chapter Meetings are credentialed for CFRE credits.

Chapter Meeting Location
Chapter Meetings are normally held at Boy Scouts of America, 1211 East Dyer Road, Santa Ana,CA 92705.
The location is on Dyer Road, one mile west of the 55 Freeway. 
2015 Chapter Meeting and Luncheon DatesCFRE Approved Provider Status
January 27, February 24, March 24, April 28, May 26, June 23,
July 28 (at the City National Grove of Anaheim), August 25, September 22, October 27, National Philanthropy Day - November 19, and December 8.
2015 Audio Conference Dates
(2nd Wednesday of the Month, 1130 a.m. -1:00 p.m., Brown Bag Lunch)
February 11 - Integrating Planned Giving Into Your Campaign
March 11 - How to Build a Donor Ladder from Annual Gift to Ultimate Gift
April 8 - Donor Retention: Current Rates are Plummeting / How to Reverse the Trend
May 13 - Fundraising for Those With No Time for Fundraising
June 10 - Engaging Your Board in Fundraising for the Small Shop
July 8 - Why & How to Social Media to Show Gratitude to Donors
August 12 - Making Friends with Financial Statements
September 9 - Planned Giving, when Planned Giving is Not All You Do
October 14 - Creative FR Messages for Digital Solicitations
November 11 - Social Media and Ethics
December 9 - How Donor Retention and Major Gifts Can Transform Your Organization

Location for Audio Conferences - Brown Bag Lunch format
Audio Conferences are a group exercise where fundraisers gather to listen to a professionally presented discussion on a topic of interest that is followed by a roundtable discussion by local professionals. AFP Orange County audio conferences are held at the offices of OneOC, 1901 East Fourth Street, Santa Ana, CA  92705.
(Note: there is not an option to listen to these at another location or in your office.)
All live audio conferences are credentialed by CFRE for 1.5 hours.

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Aug 24 - Director of Annual Giving and Development Services
To work with senior management and provide development and strategic execution and management of a comprehensive annual giving program, including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of development services and donor relations. ... more >
Aug 20 - Director of Annual Giving
Santa Margarita Catholic High School is seeking a Director of Annual Giving. ... more >
Aug 19 - Director of Alumni & Family Relations
The Director of Alumni & Family Relations at CUI is responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive calendar of events and communication to a growing alumni population, parents, and current students. The Director also provides meaningful programs and services that engage alumni, parents and current students. The Director stewards key alumni volunteers on the Alumni Association Board of Directors and Alumni Fund Committee. The Director works with the Annual Giving Team and the Donor Visitation Team to find ways to engage alumni and parents in the fundraising efforts of the university. All activities of this position are to make a contribution to the fulfillment of the mission of the university. ... more >
Aug 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 26, 2015): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(August 26, 2015) Converting activists to donors, and many more topics in this week’s Top Ten, including time-saving tips for nonprofit professions; more guidance on event sponsorships; how to maximize the impact of DIY fundraisers; igniting action with a powerful data story; and more! ... more >
Aug 21 - 2016 AFP Committees Sign-Up
Know someone who would make a great candidate for committee service? Would you yourself like to serve on one of AFP's committees? ... more >
September 9, 2015 - Audio Conference
September 22, 2015 - Chapter Meeting & Luncheon
October 14, 2015 - Audio Conference
October 27, 2015 - Chapter Meeting & Luncheon
November 11, 2015 - Audio Conference