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Grant Training, San Diego

November 28 & 29

City of San Diego Corporate Partnerships & Development and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in San Diego, November 28-29, 2017.  This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines.  Attend this class and you'll learn how to find grants and write winning grant proposals.

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KDD Philanthropy is pleased to offer:

Fundraising Essentials Bootcamp

1.0 (Oct. 18) and 

Bootcamp 2.0 (Oct. 19)

this fall in San Diego. 

The workshops are a daylong, intensive workshops that are affordable and feature a hands-on approach to development training, and open your eyes to new ways of exceeding your fundraising goalsThrough the use of presentations and best practice discussions, attendees leave the workshops with real tools they can use to create a comprehensive fundraising plan of their own.

AFP San Diego is partnering with San Diego Planned Giving Partnership.

Click on the logo below to find out more about San Diego Planned Giving Partnership and their events.

San Diego Planned Giving Partnership






Your job opening will be posted in the Career Opportunities section of the AFPSD web site. Your ad will be accessible by nearly 400 AFP San Diego members. The Career Opportunities section is an AFPSD Member Benefit.

Member cost: $100 for 90 days

Non-member cost: $150 for 90 days

Organization cost: $175 for 90 days.

Please click on the link below to submit your job posting.

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La Jolla Playhouse is looking for an entrepreneurial, dynamic development professional to join our team. As one of the top non-profit theaters in the country, the Playhouse is at the forefront of innovation on the regional, national and international theater scenes. Our annual operating budget is $17 million and our annual fundraising goal is $6.5 million. Reporting to the Director of Development and working with an accomplished, collaborative fundraising team, the ideal development professional will play a key role in insuring the theater’s continued success. If you have a passion for theater, the arts and San Diego please review our job description by clicking the link below and apply to join us in a transformative, impactful and stimulating arts environment. ... more >
Nov 16 - Director of Development
The Director of Development for the School of Business (SB) is charged with major gift fundraising duties for the School. With the Dean, the director develops a comprehensive fundraising program for private support from faculty, staff, alumni, friends of SB, other individuals, corporations, and foundations to solicit donors at all levels to SB, but with particular emphasis on major gifts. The Director of Development for SB develops strategies for identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors for all approved fundraising priorities at SB and other areas at USD when appropriate. ... more >
Nov 15 - Director of Development
San Diego Repertory Theatre is seeking a seasoned, innovative, and motivated senior development leader who desires to use their skills to make a positive impact on the REP and the San Diego community.This key member of the leadership team will be responsible for all aspects of development, leading and inspiring their staff of 3 fundraising professionals to execute their comprehensive fundraising strategic plan to meet a contributed revenue goal of $2.5 million ... more >
Nov 10 - Director of Philanthropy, San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA - Internationally focused nonprofit is seeking a Director of Philanthropy to sustain and grow philanthropic giving, oversee operations and staff, and provide leadership and guidance as a member of the senior management team. This long time established organization works to alleviate the suffering caused by poverty and disaster. In pursuit of the organization’s mission, the Director of Philanthropy will bring vision and the strategic expertise necessary for oversight and execution of the organization’s strategic philanthropy plan. The position will have a special focus on individual major donors and donor prospects with gift capacity of $1,000+, launching a planned giving program, and cultivating a new generation of donors. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record leading a philanthropy department, securing major gifts and leveraging a Board and ED. ... more >
Nov 8 - Grant Writer - Full Time
Second Chance is seeking a full-time Grants Officer. The Grants Officer reports to the Vice President, Advancement & External Affairs, and works closely with Chief of Programs and senior programs staff to create yearly calendar for grant submissions; writes or assists with city, county, state and federal government RFPs and grants; researches and writes foundation and corporate LOIs and grants; writes foundation and corporate grant reports; assists Finance Office with government contract reports as needed; maintains professional communications with grantors. ... more >
Nov 16 - 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 >
Nov 15 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (November 15, 2017): Discovering What Donors Want, Challenges of Donor Clubs, Ethics and Donor Retention & More!
(Nov. 15, 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 >
Nov 14 - Blackbaud Institute Reveals Key Factors Dramatically Transforming the Donor Marketplace
(Nov. 15, 2017) Fewer donors are giving to fewer organizations, and new in-depth analysis from the Blackbaud Institute for Philanthropic Impact examines the drivers behind this shift. ... more >
Nov 13 - AFP Calls on Senate to Approve Non-Itemizer Deduction to Prevent Drop in Charitable Giving
(Nov. 13, 2017) With the current Senate tax reform bill estimated to decrease giving significantly, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of charitable fundraisers in the world, urges all Senators to support an amendment to create a non-itemizer charitable deduction. ... more >