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Greater Los Angeles Chapter

Welcome to the AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter website. We are committed to supporting development professionals throughout the greater Los Angeles area of California. We have over 535 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

The AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter has regularly scheduled lunch meetings featuring local speakers and topics relevant to our everyday work. The chapter also offers educational and networking opportunities such as the local Roundtables, National Philanthropy Day® and the Advanced Practice & Regional Philanthropy Conference. Check out the chapter calendar for a schedule of what's happening and where!

News to Note

June 21 Professional Development Seminar & Luncheon

July 12 Local Area Roundtables

July 21 Young Professionals Breakfast Series

National Philanthropy Day Nominations Now Open

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, November 17 National Philanthropy Day Conference & Luncheon - Omni Hotel Downtown Los Angeles



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Jun 27 - Regional Development Director
The Regional Development Director will identify, cultivate and solicit major and planned gift prospects in support of the groundbreaking medical research and treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and relates disorders. The candidate selected for this position will work with the Los Angeles team to expand fundraising in the region. The successful candidate will join National Jewish Health to advance our mission to change the lives of patients worldwide through healing, making discoveries and providing education. Qualified candidates will excel in developing planned, major gifts and event donor relationships. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential. ... more >
Jun 22 - Director of Alumni Relations
Chaminade College Preparatory seeks a dynamic and high performing professional to join our advancement team. ... more >
Jun 20 - President
Serving California seeks a strategic relationship-builder with executive presence as its next President. ... more >
Jun 28 - Giving USA 2016
(June 29, 2016) AFP is proud to partner with The Giving Institute in supporting Giving USA 2016: 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 >
Jun 28 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada congratulates and thanks those chapters that were among the first to LEAD BY EXAMPLE in achieving 100 percent participation among their board members in the 2016 Campaigns. ... more >
Jun 28 - Atlanta Fundraiser Lisa Kennedy Earns Highest Professional Credential from AFP
AFP has awarded its highest professional certification, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), to Lisa Kennedy of Atlanta, GA. ... more >
Jun 28 - AFP Top Ten (Week of June 29, 2016): "Brexit" Issues for Nonprofits, Gift Planning Tips, More!
(June 29, 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 >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >