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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.

 

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What's Coming Up

Who's Hiring

  • October 10, 2014 -  Chapter Workshop and Lucheon.  Colette Murray, JD, CFRE the President & CEO of Paschal Murray, Inc. will be speaking at both the workshop and luncheon.  Workhop: Creating a Personal Brand to Move Your Fundraising Career.  Luncheon: What CEOs Want.  To register and for more informaiton, click here. 
  • October 21, 2014  - Group Webinar at United Way San Diego.  Extreme Social Media Makeover: Nonprofit Edition! For more information and to register, click here.

 

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Sep 16 - Director of Women's Philanthropy
JOB SUMMARY: The Director of Women’s Philanthropy works with the Development Director to develop and implement strategies for the Women’s Philanthropy division to meet short and long-term goals of the department. The primary objectives are to work with Women’s division lay leadership, develop long-term relationships with donors, build an understanding of donor’s interests, passions and values, and to encourage new participation in the Mission of Women’s division. This position will have significant responsibility for the fundraising effort to support Shalom San Diego, a new initiative of the San Diego Jewish Federation. Main responsible for soliciting high level gifts and managing relationships with current and prospective donors, and to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward these important donors. ... more >
Sep 16 - Assistant Dean, External Relations
In a relatively short period of time, the University of California, Irvine has achieved tremendous success. A top public university, UCI has become internationally-recognized for improving lives through research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and teaching, and engaging and enriching the community. And, with plans for major campus growth and well into a comprehensive campaign, the future is even brighter… The university is seeking experienced, innovative development professionals to lead our fundraising efforts at a time of great excitement and opportunity for the campus. We offer competitive salary ranges, excellent benefits—including a minimum of three weeks of vacation per year—and career advancement opportunities. UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. UCI Human Resources, 111 Theory, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92617. ... more >
Sep 16 - Telephone Outreach Program Manager
In a relatively short period of time, the University of California, Irvine has achieved tremendous success. A top public university, UCI has become internationally-recognized for improving lives through research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and teaching, and engaging and enriching the community. And, with plans for major campus growth and well into a comprehensive campaign, the future is even brighter… The university is seeking experienced, innovative development professionals to lead our fundraising efforts at a time of great excitement and opportunity for the campus. We offer competitive salary ranges, excellent benefits—including a minimum of three weeks of vacation per year—and career advancement opportunities. UCI is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. UCI Human Resources, 111 Theory, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92617. ... more >
Sep 15 - Philanthropy Director
The Scripps Research Institute is currently seeking an accomplished Philanthropy Director to lead and manage the operations related to fundraising and stewardship programs on the La Jolla campus. This director level position will oversee the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual and institutional funders in California and the western United States and will plan and implement short and long-term strategies to meet current and future needs. This experienced individual will also provide leadership efforts in the development of systems, communications, and redirection of funds to institute priorities. ... more >
Sep 11 - GRANTS & COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Love to write? Help us to improve the health of community residents with your skills. Responsible for researching, writing and managing grants for community, corporate, and private foundations, as well as implementing our organization’s communications plan. Help us to engage others in our mission. This position is exempt, full-time, with great benefits and the opportunity to grow. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
Sep 10 - AFP's Response to National Post Article on Policing of Political Activities of Charities
(Sept. 8, 2014) Recently, Andrew Coyne penned this column in the National Post focused on the policing of political activities of charities. Coyne concluded that the best means of addressing the situation is to “take away the charitable tax designation—not selectively, based on their ability to dance on the head of a CRA pin, but across the board, outright.” The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) finds this conclusion fundamentally flawed. The charitable tax designation and the tax credit represent a gesture of confidence on the part of the people by way of their elected representatives, an acknowledgement of the effectiveness of nonprofit and community action and a commitment to the longstanding tradition of philanthropy in Canada. ... more >