January 19, 2024

Are you employed by, donate to, or serve on the board of a Santa Barbara or Ventura County nonprofit?

If so, please consider joining our chapter for in-depth education, exceptional professional resources and the best networking opportunities.
Join AFP

From our Partners at

Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter


Requiem for the Lapsed: What To Do to Reactivate Donors at the Beginning of the Year

Lapsed donors will almost always be more likely to give again than completely cold prospects, so it’s a better investment of scarce development dollars if your goal is to increase the size of your donor base. Remember that donors don’t think of themselves as lapsed. (Philanthropy Daily) Read More

3 Steps to Managing Your Prospect Portfolio in 2024

A portfolio process should show ongoing movement of prospects on a continuum for total performance results. Effective portfolio management depends on real-time data and intensive prospect research analysis. You need to review your portfolio weekly to make sure each prospect is moved toward a scheduled solicitation. (NonProfit PRO) Read More

AFP Member Benefit

Enjoy $100 Education Credit    

AFP Global is proud to offer AFP members a $100 credit good on webinars or conference recordings through the AFP Blue Sky/Path Learning Management System (LMS). Learn More

Chapter Job Center

Employment Opportunities

Click on the job titles below to view the description

Major Gift Officer

Music Academy of the West

Executive Director

Channel Islands YMCA

Director of Development, College of Engineering

UC Santa Barbara

Development Director

Ventura Botanical Gardens

Community Engagement and Development Manager

New Beginnings

Advertise Your Job Opening With AFP

As a benefit to its members, AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter is pleased to share information about development and fundraising related job openings.

To view all postings or learn how to advertise with AFPSBV, click here to visit the Chapter Job Center on our website.

Thank You to our 2023-24 Chapter Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Premier Sponsors

Partner Sponsor

Southeast Ventura County YMCA

Channel Islands YMCA

Community Sponsors

Friend Sponsors

Presenting Media Sponsor

In-Kind Sponsor

Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Founded in 1960, AFP International (formerly the National Society of Fund Raising Executives) advances philanthropy through over 33,000 members in 243 chapters around the world. AFP International is committed to promoting philanthropy and supporting the practice of ethical and effective fundraising. AFP offers many opportunities both at the local chapter and international association levels. Join your local AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter today for professional development, networking, and employment opportunities.

Association of Fundraising Professionals
P.O. Box 1564, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1564
(714) 771-3685

Please join us! Like and follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. You'll get additional pictures of our trainings and invitations to all our events.
Facebook  Twitter  Linkedin  Youtube  Instagram