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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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May 16 - Marketing Coordinator
JOB/POSITION SUMMARY: Reporting to the Senior Marketing and Communications Manager, the Marketing Coordinator plays an important role in implementing the Brand Advancement strategy for the chapter. Responsible for supporting all marketing and communications initiatives, the Marketing Coordinator will manage the chapter’s social media platforms, website and Adopt-A-Wish recognition program. Additionally, the Marketing Coordinator will assist with the chapter’s graphic design needs, public relations initiatives, email communications and more. ... more >
Apr 28 - Grant Writer and Foundation Relations Specialist
The Grant Writer and Foundation Relations Specialist will utilize the Hope Builders’ story to cultivate and manage relationships with public, private and family-based foundations. The Grant Writer and Foundation Relations Specialist possesses strong writing skills and develops effective and engaging grant proposals. ... more >
Apr 28 - Development Director
The Development Director must embrace the mission of Acacia Adult Day Services and is responsible for the planning, organizing and administration of all development and fund raising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events, capital campaigns, and public relations activities. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position serves as staff liaison to the Board of Directors, Fund Development, and Marketing Committees in all development and fundraising endeavors. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >
May 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 18, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 18, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >