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National Philanthropy Day

Honoring Our Local Philanthropic Heroes

Thursday, November 5

11:30 am

Valley Presbyterian Hospital

Congratulations to Our Honorees:

David Delaplane

Patti Orsatti

Youth Volunteer
Jarren Flowers

Professional Fundraiser
Charles Robbins, MBA, CFRE

Corporate Foundation
Albertsons and The Vons Foundation


Gold Sponsors

Valley Village
The Village Family Services

Silver Sponsors

LA Valley College Foundation


Reservations May be Made Here



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Oct 7 - Corporate, Foundation and Grant Relations, Manager
This position reports to the Vice President, Advancement and is responsible for overseeing all components of grants management including: Administration and oversight of grants (foundation, corporation, government) and special projects. Writes all grant applications and progress reports. Identifies and manages programmatic opportunities. ... more >
Sep 15 - Development and Volunteer Coordinator
Responsible for supporting the Development Department, to ensure that the fundraising goals of the organization are met on an annual basis. ... more >
Jun 24 - Major Gift Officer
The Boy Scouts of America National Foundation is currently seeking a dynamic, innovative, and driven professional for a Major Gifts Director in the Greater Los Angeles area. This new position, the senior-most position dedicated to major gift development in the Los Angeles Market, has been created to cultivate relationships there to raise funds in support of BSA Foundation goals. The qualified candidate will be able to work remotely from his/her home office, while utilizing office space when needed at the local council service center. Working closely with the Foundation’s Executive Director, the Major Gifts Director will be responsible for developing personal relationships with major prospects, donors, Executive Board members, and supporters of Scouting primarily in the Los Angeles market, for developing strategies to strengthen ties between these individuals and top BSA professionals and volunteers at local and/or national council levels, and help solicit and close major gifts from these individuals. ... more >
Oct 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >