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September 26 Luncheon - at Balboa Bay Resort, click for more information 

National Philanthropy Day, November 16, 2017.  Click here for the Sponsorship Registration Form. 
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Volunteer for National Philanthropy Day

Fundamentals of Fundraising, a 2-day course, November 7-8, 2017.  Click for more information

Webinars Monthly on the 2nd Friday at OneOC / Click for more information

Nominations Open - 2017 Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

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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.

AFP Orange County strives to provide you the tools and connections you need to excel in your job!

  • Professional development conferences and webinars
  • Lunch learning sessions on diverse fundraising topics
  • A sound mentoring program
  • SNAP programs
  • Networking events, seasonal receptions and happy hours to stay connected with members

Please check out our programs and get to know your Chapter leaders. If you’re not a member, join today and be connected.  

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Sep 12 - Development Administrator (P/T - 20 hrs.)
Our vision, at AIDS Services Foundation OC (ASF) is to eliminate the AIDS epidemic in our community. We are the largest and most comprehensive AIDS service organization in Orange County with a team of caring and committed individuals and hundreds of dedicated volunteers. The Development Administrator maintains the development database, coordinates and implements training of these systems as well as communicates to agency donors in a timely manner. ... more >
The Advancement Manager is a key member of the Advancement Office which is responsible for Annual Fund, Alumni Engagement, Events and Capital Campaigns – in short, managing relationships to increase understanding and support of the school’s key initiatives. In conjunction with the Associate Director of Annual Fund and Alumni Engagement (ADAFAE), the position is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs, activities, and communications that strategically engage the school’s Parents of Alumni, Grandparents, Lifetime Donors and Trustee Emeriti, and garner support and facilitate and strengthen connections within and among these constituents and the school. The position also acts as the primary support for the Advancement Office and has broad responsibilities extending to administrative duties, donor database support and event assistance. This is a non-exempt, full-time, benefits eligible position. All interested candidates must apply through the School's website at: ... more >
Sep 8 - Sr. Assoc Direc Proposal Writer-CHOC Children's Foundation
Tell our story! CHOC Children's Foundation is seeking a professional writer who is passionate about children's health who can create persuasive major gift proposals, write speeches, scripts, talking points and stewardship reports. If you've got healthcare fundraising experience and can engage donors at the $1mil level or more, this might be the position for you. ... more >
Sep 6 - Director of Development, OneFuture Coachella Valley
OneFuture Coachella Valley, formerly Coachella Valley Excellence, Inc., under the umbrella of the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership, has formed a new corporation and nonprofit. OneFuture Coachella Valley unifies regional efforts to increase educational attainment and career preparedness among low income students to assure healthy and economically thriving youth, families and communities and, simultaneously, a high quality workforce and strong regional economy. ... more >
Sep 20 - Become a Detective for Good
(Sept. 20, 2017) Sarah Richards, a Young Professional member, talks about her “detective work” for her cause as a prospect researcher and finding the clues for engaged donors and inspired gifts. ... more >
Sep 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 20, 2017): Getting the Second Gift, Instagram Tips, Killing Independent George & More!
(Sept. 20, 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 >
Sep 13 - International Survey Reveals Trends, Preferences and Habits behind Philanthropic Giving Worldwide
(Sept. 12, 2017) Donors around the world overwhelmingly prefer to give online, according to the inaugural Global Trends in Giving Report. ... more >
Sep 12 - AFP Top Ten (Week of September 13, 2017): Overcoming Donor Resistance, Thank-You Letters, Standing Out Using Social Media & More!
(Sept. 13, 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 >
Sep 8 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >