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San Diego Legacy Incubator Program

 Looking for help in getting started with Planned Giving and/or Endowment Building for your smaller/mid-sized NPO?

Consider our “group mentoring” program – a tested method bringing together staff, volunteer leaders, and mentors in a supportive environment.

 Applications due Monday August 8, 2016

 Questions? Contact Colleen Lukoff, CFRE at 760-591-9455 or


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National Philanthropy Day

Wednesday, November 16


The San Diego Symphony

4:30 - 7:00 p.m.

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Richard L. Heinrich Planned Giving Breakfast & Workshop

August 5th

8:00 -11:00 AM

Hyatt Regency La Jolla




July 26

8:30 - 10:15 AM

United Way

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Jul 15 - Marketing & Special Events Manager
Community Resource Center (CRC), a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization, a recognized leader in social services in North San Diego County, is seeking a full time Marketing and Special Events Manager. Community Resource Center is funded by a wide variety of sources, including private sector grants, public donations, government contracts and income from our resale stores -- allowing CRC to serve more than 2,300 households annually. CRC benefits from a strong volunteer network, which allows us to leverage our revenues to allow significantly more services to be delivered. Under the direct supervision of the Director of Development, the Marketing & Special Events Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of the marketing and public relations plans and the maintenance of the website for CRC. Additionally, this position is responsible for developing and managing major internal and external annual fundraising and cultivation events for CRC. Key special events responsibilities include planning and analyzing cost-effective events, assisting with soliciting event sponsors and donors, and coordinating and managing sponsors, contractors, vendors, staff and volunteers. Position requires occasional work on nights and weekends. ... more >
Home Start, a leader in providing child abuse prevention and intervention services in San Diego County for 44 years, is seeking an experienced manager to partner with the CEO and Director of Philanthropy in the agency’s fundraising initiatives ... more >
Jul 12 - YMCA Grant Writer - UPDATED
The YMCA of San Diego County is currently seeking experienced candidates to secure grants for two social service departments – Youth & Family Services and Childcare Resource Service. This posting has been updated to reflect a higher salary range. ... more >
Jul 7 - Development Admin Assistant
Santa Fe Christian Schools is a private, Christian, college-preparatory school serving approximately 1,050 students in grades pre-school through 12th grade. Located in Solana Beach, CA, the lower and middle schools are National Blue Ribbon schools, and 100% of graduates are accepted to 4-year universities, including many of the top colleges in the U.S. ... more >
Jul 22 - Strategic Planning: Making Plans That Impact
(July 22, 2016) We all know the goal is to have a healthy donor base and raise money to support our cause. And the way to do that is through planning—strategic planning. But how do you really make it work? AFP had a chance to chat with Ben Mohler, ACFRE about strategic planning—and how fundraising is like baseball!—in anticipation of his webinar, Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact, on July 11. ... more >
Jul 20 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 18, 2016): Blackbaud Index, Influencing Donors, Grant Seeking Myths, More!
(July 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 >
Jul 20 - AFP Southern Arizona Chapter Youth in Philanthropy: Seventh Grade Success Story
Two weeks ago, the Youth in Philanthropy (YIP) challenged members and chapters to start YIP activities on the local level. The AFP Southern Arizona Chapter shares its success story here. ... more >