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Quality Time With PR Minds
Could Your Nonprofit Use a Little Help
from PR Pros?
The San Diego/Imperial County Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) invites San Diego County non-profit organizations to participate in our annual special event where we pair non-profits with up to four PR pros over a 2-hour period. Our goal is to offer constructive feedback, professional advice, and creative brainstorming to help each organization reach its communications goals. Together, we can achieve more!
Date: August 19, 2015
Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: The Schaetzel Center at
Scripps Memorial Hospital
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Invest & Inspire

SoCal Regional Philanthropy Conference
Thursday, September 10
Hilton Pasadena
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CFRE Review Course
AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter
The AFP CFRE Review Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program, in preparation for the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) professional certification program. The course consists of nine modules and is held over two days. Morning coffee and a box lunch are provided on each day.

When: September 11/12, 2015, 8:00-4:00 PM

Where:Pasadena Hilton
168 S Los Robles Ave
Pasadena, California 91101

Cost: $490.00

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San Diego Celebrates National Philanthropy Day

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2015 Presenting Sponsor


August 7th

Richard L. Heinrich Planned Giving Breakfast Presentation & Workshop

The Association of Fundraising Professionals San Diego Chapter
  and the
  San Diego Planned Giving Partnership presents the 19th Annual Breakfast Program and Workshop Honoring the Memory of Richard L. Heinrich, CFP, CFRE.

Your job opening will be posted in the Career Opportunities section of the AFPSD web site. Your ad will be accessible by over 300 AFPSD 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.

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The University of California, San Diego seeks a creative and charismatic team-builder as Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni & Community Engagement. UCSD is a student-centered, research-focused, service-oriented public institution. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, UCSD’s rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. UCSD enrolls 30,310 students and was ranked 8th among public universities and 37th among all universities in the United States, and rated 18th Top World University by U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 ranking. UCSD’s Alumni Association, a nonprofit 501c3 organization, represents more than 160,000 alumni and has 15 national chapters and five international chapters. To learn more about the University of California, San Diego Alumni Association please visit ... more >
Jul 16 - Director of Advancement
St. Michael’s Abbey seeks an experienced fundraising professional to lead its expanding Advancement programs and $120 million Capital Campaign during an exciting period for the Abbey that is characterized by an expanding ministry, increasing vocations, and growing lay involvement. ... more >
Jul 10 - Development, Communications, and Events Manager
The Development Communications and Event Manager is responsible for a variety of duties that support and contribute to Serving Seniors’ overall development efforts. This includes a great deal of interaction with donors in person, over the phone, and using written mediums. Professionalism, attention to detail, and experience interacting with donors and/or potential donors are important skills in this position. ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 22 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 22, 2015): Three Keys to Donor Retention
(July 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including seven critical types of donor data, seven common ways people abuse conference calls; email subject lines that get results; innovative ideas from SOFII’s I Wish I Had Thought of That; and more! ... more >
Jul 20 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >