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May 22, 2018
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How to Make a Lasting Impact in the World of Fundraising
June 26, 2018 at The Island Hotel, Newport Beach
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Founded in 1983, AFP Orange County is proud to serve our more than 250 members who are dedicated to fundraising and advancing the spirit of philanthropy. Our Chapter members – executive directors, development directors, consultants, grant writers, fundraising volunteers, and foundation executives – cover the range of Orange County’s nonprofit community.

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May 11 - Director of Corporate Relations
The Director of Corporate Relations will work to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts from regional and national corporations. This position will provide leadership and coordination to the campus in approaching corporations for strategic partnerships and major gifts, working closely with deans and development colleagues, while reporting to the Executive Director of Central Development. ... more >
May 3 - Director of Development
The goal of the Development Team is to advance the mission of the School by increasing awareness, engaging constituents, and encouraging philanthropy. In doing so, the Development Team leads the organization in its efforts to build financial sustainability for the future. The Director of Development will provide leadership to the members of the Development Team in the areas of fundraising, alumni relations, special events and data management. He / She will inspire a shared vision for the team in congruence with the School’s mission which will enable them to act creatively and responsibly in the pursuit of achieving our purpose. As a result, the School will more effectively engage parents, alumni and friends while increasing annual giving (dollars and number of donors), leading capital campaigns and launching planned giving initiatives. ... more >
Apr 27 - Senior Director of Development and Donor Relations, Valley Village
Valley Village is a non-profit organization that serves 400 men and women with developmental disabilities through residential and day programs. All of our programs are located in the San Fernando Valley and operated by a staff of over 300 people that love what they do. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Director of Development and Donor Relations. This position will report directly to the Executive Director, and will be a key member of our leadership team. While the Senior Director of Development and Donor Relations will be responsible for all aspects of our organization’s fund development efforts, donor relations, marketing, and will oversee the Development department, one of the highest priorities is to build a strong Major Gifts program. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic, demonstrated team-building management skills, experience working with diverse communities, attention to organizational planning and positivity in achieving the organization’s goals. ... more >
Apr 26 - Marketing/Box Office & Development Assistant
Love classical music? Full time position with the resident choir of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. ... more >
May 16 - Building Your Small Shop Toolkit
Running a small non-profit organization is no easy endeavor. AFP talks with Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of AgSafe, about how to identify essential aspects of finance, work/life balance, self-care and many others as they pertain to running a small shop. ... more >
May 16 - Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness
Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness is a tool for educating board members, donors, volunteers and staff about how to view, understand and think holistically about fundraising costs and investments. Read about the project and sign up for a free webinar on talking about fundraising costs and effectiveness! ... more >
May 15 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of May 16, 2018): Donor-Centricity, Stewarding Monthly Donors, Understanding Legacy Giving & More!
(May 16, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
May 15 - Universal Charitable Deduction Bill Introduced in Congress
(May 15, 2018) A new bill in Congress would allow all taxpayers to take a charitable deduction, even if they didn’t itemize their taxes. ... more >
May 15 - Louisiana Bill to Ban Professional Certifications Defeated in Committee
(May 15, 2018) Work by AFP and other associations has led to significant changes to a Louisiana state bill that would have prohibited the use of professional certificates such as CFRE and ACFRE. ... more >