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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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Aug 15 - Development Director
This is the chief development officer of a non-profit organization with an annual budget of $2 million and a dedicated professional staff of 24. The Development Director is a member of the Executive Team, reports to the CEO and is responsible for fund development and communications. ... more >
Aug 14 - Associate Director of Individual Giving & Stewardship
Position Summary: The Associate Director of Individual Giving & Stewardship is an important member of the Development team, reporting to the Director of Individual Giving & Major Gifts. This person is responsible for annual fundraising strategies to increase membership in the Symphony Society - individual donors giving up to $3,499. This Associate Director will also collaborate with development colleagues to recruit and retain Maestro Society donors of $3,500 and above, including the Board of Counselors, an advisory group of patrons giving $5,000 or higher. Additional responsibilities include the management of specific support groups, including oversight of the fundraising goals for each group. Works with the Membership team and Director of Data Services to identify and cultivate new donor prospects. The responsibility for outstanding stewardship practices is an integral part of this position. Apply to: npalley@pacificsymphony.org ... more >
Jul 30 - Senior Associate Director of Major Gifts, CHOC Children's Foundation
Leading Orange County pediatric health care organization seeks Major Gifts Officer. Responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors capable of giving gifts of $50,000 or more. Manage a portfolio of 100 + prospects. Achieve an annual fundraising goal of $3M+ within a three year timeframe. ... more >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >
Aug 15 - Speaker Discovery Series: Everyone Has a Story to Tell
In July, eight future speaking stars stepped into the spotlight in the inaugural installment of the "Speaker Discovery Series,” a pathway for new speakers to become part of the AFP speaking community and a safe space for fundraisers to share their experiences. ... more >
Aug 15 - The Top Five Reasons You Need to Attend Congress
AFP Congress is an annual high-impact learning and networking experience in the heart of downtown Toronto. Need a reason to attend? Here are FIVE! ... more >