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The San Diego Green Building Council and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grants workshop in San Diego, August 27-28, 2015.  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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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.

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Sponsored By:

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2015 AFP San Diego CFRE Review Course Scholarship Application

Deadline for applications: 5:00 p.m.
Monday, August 10, 2015

Deadline for applications: 5:00 p.m.
Friday, August 28th, 2015


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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Aug 4 - Director of Institutional Advancement
The Director of Institutional Advancement models the highest standards of professional and collegial conduct in support of the Academy’s mission and philosophy. Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Institutional Advancement serves as a key executive leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting the Academy of Our Lady of Peace. ... more >
Aug 3 - Special Events and Development Manager
Under the direction and supervision of the Director of Development, the Development & Special Events Manager is responsible for independently conducting the day-to-day operational management and implementation of all activities pertaining to the Spirit of the Barrio and Hearts for Healing events; along with all other events. This position will track the renewal of current event sponsors, reviving lapsed sponsors, and prospecting for new sponsors. This position will includes departmental administrative duties surrounding event reporting, donor data base information extraction and coordination of two annual appeals. This position will require utilization of a wide range of interpersonal skills and abilities while working with all staff levels, volunteers, corporate partners, individual donors and mission associates to ensure all events and individual fundraising goals are achieved. ... more >
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 >
Aug 4 - Chatting About Planned Giving With Timothy Logan, FAHP, ACFRE
(August 5, 2015) More and more it seems, fundraisers are expected to develop and utilize integrated and multi-channel campaigns rather than having a singular focus like say Annual Fund or Planned Giving. We had a chance to chat with Timothy Logan, FAHP, ACFRE about this trend and what would make the perfect Planned Giving App. ... more >
Jul 29 - 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 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... 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 >