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Green Business Solutions Workshop

August 16th

Gain the knowledge and tools to transform your business into a green and sustainable environment.

Sponsored by Wells Fargo

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The 45th Annual

National Philanthropy Day Celebration  

 November 14, 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 pm. 

Location: Del Mar Fairgrounds

Click HERE for Sponsorship Information



San Diego Chapter

CFRE Refresher Course

September 26, 2017 - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Promises2Kids, Polinsky Room 

9400 Ruffin Court, San Diego, CA 92123

Click HERE for More Information & to Register


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

August Webinar

August 29th


10 Secrets to Optimizing Your Online Donation Process for Maximum Dollars Raised and Retained

Location: United Way of San Diego

For More Information and to Register


Coming November 8th...

Tom Ahern


Hilton, Mission Valley

Workshop & Luncheon


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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Note: If you are having trouble with payment or posting, please send me an email at:

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Aug 22 - Regional Chief Executive Officer – San Diego
As a Regional CEO, you will focus externally on core mission delivery, fundraising and being the face of the Red Cross for the media, donors and their communities. You will serve as the principal Red Cross leader in the community, leading teams in fundraising, service delivery, and partnerships, as well as being accountable for achieving performance targets, including fundraising/revenue, expense and service delivery. You will serve as the chief fundraiser, managing staff and volunteers to meet assigned revenue targets. ... more >
Aug 14 - RFP for Management and Program Services
Leadership California is sekking proposals from individuals and firms interested in being considered to provide professional management services and deliver programs for 25 year old statewide, non-profit women's leadership organization. ... more >
Aug 11 - Development Manager
The Arc of San Diego is seeking a full-time Development Manager is responsible for assisting with the implementation of a comprehensive fundraising program for The Arc of San Diego based on a formalized development plan & marketing strategy to assure adequate funding for programs, services and special projects by securing financial resources from individuals, foundations, and corporations. As a key member of The Arc’s fundraising team, the successful candidate will be results-oriented, have strong analytical skills, and be highly adaptable. Under the direction of the Vice President of Marketing & Development, the Development Manager will be responsible for raising annual revenue to meet the goals of the organization through the resources of individuals, corporations, foundations, grants, and special events. Eligible candidates need qualifications enabling them to fulfill the following key responsibilities: • Conducts prospect research and develop individual donor cultivation plans. • Cultivates and solicits prospective donors to promote interest in providing support for The Arc, conduct donor cultivation activities throughout the year, and ensure all donors are properly recognized through appropriate acknowledgement. • Focuses on solicitation activities within specific market segments identified as having potential for the greatest growth. • Raises annual revenue to meet the goals of the organization through the resources of individuals, corporations, foundations, grants, and special events. • Meet annual fundraising goals for current fiscal year through renewable gifts and new incremental revenue. • Develops a coordinated matrix of communications, stewardship, and solicitation strategies for donors via e-communications, direct mail, telephone/mail, and one-on-one meetings. • Assists with all charitable giving including annual membership campaign, employee giving campaign, direct mail appeals, and internet based fundraising. • Solicit ... more >
Aug 8 - Development Specialist - Individual and Planned Gifts
The Development Specialist - Individual and Planned Gifts is responsible for building and fostering the organization’s relationship with its President’s Club members. ... more >
Aug 22 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 23, 2017): Donor Stewardship Across Generations, Writing Video Scripts, Welcome Emails & More!
(Aug. 23, 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 >
Aug 16 - A New Narrative for Canadian Fundraising
Canada is not immune to charitable issues and negative news stories. The recent media attack on fundraisers and nonprofits in the UK spotlighted the risk of being unprepared to defend the fundraising profession and its activities. In this introduction, prepared as part of a Rogare discussion paper on the topic, Scott Decksheimer explores the problem, challenges and opportunities for building a new narrative for Canadian fundraising. ... more >
Aug 16 - AFP Top Ten (Week of August 16, 2017): Texting, Fundraising Nuggets, Writing Captivating Headlines & More!
(Aug. 16, 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 >
Aug 15 - Scholarships: Advance Your Fundraising Career With Scholarship Support
The deadline is only a couple weeks away. Apply now for financial scholarships for the upcoming conference year! ... more >