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Congratulations to Our 2015 Outstanding Honorees

Professional Fundraiser - Charles Robbins, CFRE
Philanthropist - David Delaplane

Volunteer - Patricia Orsatti

Youth Volunteer - Jarren Flowers

Corporate Foundation - Safeway/Von’s Foundation


Please join us as we celebrate their accomplishments in philanthropy and volunteerism at this year's

National Philanthropy event on November 5, sponsored by Valley Presbyterian Hospital. Individual tickets $55. 

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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 >
Jun 24 - Office Administrator (Glendale, CA)
Experienced office administrator needed to work closely with the CEO of a non-profit community foundation. Philanthropic experience preferred. Must have knowledge of and experience with basic office duties including but not limited to correspondence, taking and transcribing meeting minutes, donor relations/customer service, answering phones, etc. Excellent written and oral language skills. Able to work independently with minimal supervision. Dedicated to excellence in work performed. Able to work efficiently and accurately. ... more >
May 12 - Major Gifts Officer (aka: Donor Relations Director)
The Salvation Army seeks compassionate, dynamic and entrepreneurial fundraising professionals with a minimum of five years’ individual giving/major gifts experience for the position of Major Gifts Officer at their Golden Gate Division in San Francisco, CA. ... more >
May 4 - Director of Development & Director of Foundation Relations Orthopædic Institute for Children
Orthopædic Institute for Children (OIC) was founded in 1911 as Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital. Focused solely on musculoskeletal conditions in children, OIC provides 60,000 patient visits each year. In alliance with UCLA Health and with the support of the OIC Foundation, OIC advances pediatric orthopaedics worldwide through outstanding patient care, medical education and research. The locations in Downtown Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Westwood, and Calexico treat the full spectrum of pediatric orthopaedic disorders and injuries. ... more >
Sep 1 - New Charity Platform/Fact Sheet Available for Chapters, Members to Highlight Sector
(Sept. 1, 2015) With the October election quickly approaching, AFP is encouraging members to highlight the new federal charity platform developed by a coalition of charitable organizations and associations. ... more >
Sep 1 - Chatting about Donor Retention with John Greenhoe, CFRE
(Sept 1, 2015) Last year, AFP's most popular webinar was presented by John Greenhoe, CFRE, on discovery calls, so naturally we invited him back to present again this year. The topic for his webinar this year is Donor Retention, including how discovery calls play a part. We got to chat with John recently about donor retention, discovery calls and how he plans on topping his webinar from last year. Click here to register for his AFP webinar on September 16. ... more >
Aug 30 - New National Philanthropy Day Supplement from AFP & The Globe and Mail
Once again, The Globe and Mail and the Association of Fundraising Professionals are teaming up to produce a supplement that will kick off the 2015 giving season by recognizing National Philanthropy Day on November 13. Read on to find out how to leverage this marketing with donors and volunteers alike. ... more >
Aug 30 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada Announces 2015-2016 Officers
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada has announced its roster of 2015-2016 officers and directors under the leadership of chair Leah Eustace, ACFRE. ... more >
Aug 30 - Imagine Canada Releases Paper on Charities as an Economic Sector
A recent paper released by Imagine Canada examines the role of Canada's nonprofit sector from a broad economic view. Jennifer Leddy, LLB provides an overview of key discussion points emphasizing the importance of this type of discussion for all charities. ... more >