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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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Jul 19 - Operations Coordinator/Director
Arts & Learning Conservatory Operations Coordinator/Director The Arts & Learning Conservatory has been growing steadily and is now seeking a mission-focused, seasoned, strategic, and process-minded leader with experience scaling an organization, leading a team, and developing a donor base. The Operations Coordinator (OC) must be a leader who is able to help others at Arts & Learning deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the vision a reality. Importantly, the successful candidate will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the power that each member of the team brings to this mission. While it is essential that the OC bring efficient and effective systems to increase the productivity of the organization, it is also critical that the team retain the creative spark that drives the Arts & Learning Conservatory concept. The (OC) is the key management leader for the Arts & Learning Conservatory. The OC is responsible for overseeing the administration, programs, and fulfilling the strategic plan of the organization and all internal functions. Other key duties include fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. The position reports directly to the CEO. ... more >
Jul 13 - Events Coordinator
Reporting to the Development Manager, the Events Coordinator is part of the Development team and responsible for: generating special acknowledgement letters in a timely manner; as needed database updates (including documenting donor notes and touch points); procuring reports for mailings and metrics tracking, planning and logistical aspects of special events, and assisting the Development Department with other donor related activities, events, and communications as needed. Commitment to living out the Food Bank’s core values of Compassion, Integrity, Stewardship, Service Excellence and Diversity. Other Duties as assigned. ... more >
Jul 12 - Executive Director
The Executive Director is responsible for creating an atmosphere where Chapter staff and volunteers succeed in partnering and meeting the objectives of JDRF’s mission. S/he will accomplish this through leadership, management and growth of the Chapter’s revenue generating capacity as well the ongoing development of a high level volunteer Board. Integral to this work is annual planning, budget development, implementation and execution of all activities, and evaluation of all Chapter operations and events in partnership with the Chapter Board of Directors as well as various volunteer committees. To accomplish this, the Executive Director will develop and sustain effective relationships with key volunteers and donors, working with the Donor Relations Officer on major donor cultivation, while managing all chapter staff, including development, event, outreach and administrative functions. ... more >
Jul 12 - Donor Database Associate
The Donor Database Associate will provide skilled support to the fundraising team with an emphasis on entering gifts and donor information, and reporting, evaluating, and analyzing fundraising data. This position requires nonprofit experience and familiarity with Raiser’s Edge as well as an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft excel, a keen eye to detail, demonstrated success in problem solving software challenges, and the ability to multi-task. It is an exciting role that will be responsible for establishing best practices and creating donor database procedures. Additionally, there will be light administrative duties such as answering the phone, assisting with events and mailings, and interacting with donors, board members and volunteers. ... more >
Jul 19 - AFP Calls on Senate Finance Committee to Approve Charitable Giving Incentives
(July 19, 2017) The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has submitted recommendations to the Senate Finance Committee to strengthen philanthropy in America by creating a universal charitable deduction and expanding the IRA Rollover provision. ... more >
Jul 19 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 19, 2017): Getting That First Meeting, Fundraising Metrics, Storytelling Tips & More!
(July 19, 2017) 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 >
Jul 19 - Rock It! How to Be a Great Fundraiser and a Great Manager at the Same Time
Five questions with Kishshana Palmer about managing your career, team and life balance, which is the subject of her upcoming webinar on July 24, 2017. ... more >
Jul 19 - Giving USA 2017
(June 29, 2017) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2017: The Annual Report on Philanthropy. Giving USA is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >