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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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  • San Diego Celebrates National Philanthropy Day on October 28, 2014.  Join us by sponsoring the event or purchasing a ticket!
  • July 30 - Young Professionals Happy Hour for more information, and to register, click here.
  • 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

 

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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 16 - Director of Resource Development
The Director of Resource Development implements an integrated and strategic resource development plan focused on relationship building and increasing foundation, corporate, public and individual giving in keeping with SAY’s mission and goals. Fund raising responsibilities are hands on – including grant writing, donor relations and events. This position will be charged with maintaining and enhancing SAY’s visibility, including presenting SAY’s mission, client experience and community benefit as part of a cohesive communications plan. This position reports to the CEO and serves on the senior management team.1 SAY SAN DIEGO,, INC. DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT ________________________________________________________________________ DEPARTMENT: Resource Development # OF HOURS: 40 REPORTS TO: CEO PAYRATE: Commensurate with experience CLASSIFICATION: Exempt POSITION PROFILE: Director of the Resource Development for a $20 million human services agency serving San Diego County youth and families. Implements an integrated and strategic resource development plan focused on relationship building and increasing foundation, corporate, public and individual giving in keeping with SAY’s mission and goals. Fund raising responsibilities are hands on – including grant writing, donor relations and events. Charged with maintaining and enhancing SAY’s visibility, including presenting SAY’s mission, client experience and community benefit as part of a cohesive communications plan. Reports to the CEO and serves on the senior management team. In sum, is responsible to lead a four-person team to achieve overall revenue goals, diversify funding streams, and position our agency as a trusted and visible human services leader and ensure the long-term viability of SAY San Diego. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Grant Development and Stewardship ? Develop and provide for maintenance of ongoing and new grant solicitations from foundations, government (all level ... more >
Jul 22 - Top Ten (Week of July 23, 2014): How Storytelling Defines Your Brand and Helps You Reach New Audiences
(July 23 2014) Learn about storytelling and more in this week's top ten, including stories and tips on the impact of crowdfunding (in a great infographic); engaging millennial donors; running a small shop; monotasking—not multitasking!; thanking everyday heroes and how Jean Case instills the value of giving back. ... more >
Jul 22 - Government Relations Tool Kit: If You Build It They Will Come
(Apr. 7, 2014) The newest AFP Canada toolkit walks you through the process of working with government officials on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents. Now, the question is, are you ready to start using the information to further GR public policy relevant to the nonprofit sector? ... more >
Jul 21 - Fundraising Professional Hail New York Case Settlement, Encourage Donors to Take Wise Giving Steps
AFP applauds the work of the New York State Attorney’s General Office and reminds donors of the importance of direct mail, while cautioning charities to be careful with their donor lists. ... more >
Jul 17 - Big Vote in the House on Thursday for IRA Rollover, Other Charitable Provisions
(July 15, 2014) The House of Representatives is expected to vote this Thursday legislation that would make the currently expired IRA Rollover provision permanent. AFP is encouraging members to contact their Congressperson TODAY! ... more >