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Welcome to AFP San Diego Chapter

The Association of Fundraising Professionals

Founded in 1960, for 50 years The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has been the standard-bearer for professionalism in fundraising. The AFP advances philanthropy through its 30,000 members in 210 chapters throughout the world. The San Diego Chapter of AFP was established in 1970. With over 300 members, AFP San Diego Chapter is considered one of the larger AFP chapters.


What's Happening Now

What's Coming Up

Who's Hiring

  • San Diego Celebrates National Philanthropy Day on October 28, 2014.  Join us by sponsoring the event or purchasing a ticket!
  • August 8, 2014 - Richard L. Heinrich Planned Giving Breakfast Presentation & Workshop, in partnership with the San Diego Planned Giving Partnership.  For more information and to register, click here
  • August 20, 2014 - Group Webinar Conference, Developing a Relationship Management System at the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation.  For more ifnormation, click here.


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Aug 1 - Director of Major Gifts
Under the direction of the President and CEO, the Director of Major Gifts is responsible for identifying, managing, cultivating, and soliciting prospective donors; and securing philanthropic support for Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego with special focus on major gifts and planned giving. Activities will include planning and implementing major and planned gift prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation activities through a wide array of personal visits, and at fundraising and other House special events. The Director of Major Gifts will secure funding sources by working closely with the Board of Trustees, President & CEO, senior leadership, and volunteers to establish and extend relationships with prospective, current and lapsed donors. This individual will work closely with the Development and Accounting Teams, to ensure proper recording, acknowledgement, stewardship and reporting of major and planned gift support for the organization. ... more >
Jul 23 - Program Assistant
Provide oversight of programs for USO San Diego’s Downtown Center and provide administrative assistance in support of the mission. The Program Coordinator requires the ability to organize work and maintain a high level of client attention and service while providing support to department heads. ... more >
Jul 23 - Administrative Assistant
Provide administrative assistance to the President & CEO and Downtown Center Director. The Program Coordinator requires the ability to organize work and maintain a high level of client attention and service while providing support to department heads while maintaining front desk service. ... more >
Jul 31 - Crowdfunding Part 1—The Fundraising Fad, Turned Staple
(July 30, 2014) Bringing in billions of dollars each year, with a steady increase as of late (up 50 percent from 2012 to 2013), the crowdfunding “fad” doesn’t seem to be letting up. This round-up will help you fully understand crowdfunding and the different options available, the pros and cons to running a campaign, when you should (and shouldn’t) resort to crowdfunding and some inspirational campaigns that will give you the extra push you need! ... more >