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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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Apr 19 - Development Director
ABOUT THE POSITION: The Development Director will be part of a small and successful team responsible for designing and implementing Rancho Los Cerritos Foundation’s fundraising strategy, which includes: major donor work, foundation grants, annual and online giving, development communications, and events. The Development Director supervises the Development Associate and the Grant Researcher and Writer. The fundraising goal is $2M a year. ... more >
Apr 19 - Fund Development Director
This position reports to the Executive Director of the organization and will interact regularly with other organization staff as well as the board and advisory board of the organization. The position is responsible for the management of all of the fundraising activities of the organization including individual donor outreach programs, corporate sponsors, planned giving outreach initiatives, as well as support for special events. The position will work closely with the Marketing Director to develop programs to maximize the fundraising potential of the social media outreach activities as well as the various organization programs. ... more >
Apr 12 - Executive Director - Southwest Region
Executive Director - Southwest Region Oceanside, CA Canine Companions for Independence ... more >
Apr 6 - Director of Public Relations and Communications
The Director of Public Relations & Communications will be responsible for managing a staff of approximately two people and will directly oversee the planning, branding, and management of all public relations and communications campaigns to support the annual operations of the Orange County School of the Arts and the California School of the Arts, San Gabriel Valley. Responsible for advertising, photography, video, public and media relations, social media, website content and student recruitment strategies. ... more >
Apr 26 - Earth Day and Environmental Fundraising
With Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, AFP is looking at the state of environment fundraising and advocacy. Part I here looks at American organizations, and Part II will look at environmental organizations around the world. ... more >
Apr 26 - Trump Administration Releases Broad Tax Plan
On April 26, 2017,the White House today released a broad one-page outline of its plan to overhaul the tax code, addressing a few key areas while generally remaining light on details. ... more >
Apr 26 - Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation Named Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation Named Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation ... more >
Apr 19 - Donors 3.0 — “Show Me The … Diversity?”
(Apr. 19, 2017) Being an inclusive organization is another measure to include in your donor stewardship report. Zaina-Sophie Salibi argues for a pro-active approach to becoming savvy in both the theory and practice of diversity and inclusion. ... more >
Apr 19 - AFP Banff Compass 2017, May 8-11
This year's theme for AFP Banff Compass is "Inspiring Your Future; Leading Through Transition." It's an intimate, affordable conference in a must-visit location. Read on for more information! ... more >