Chapter Newsletter

June 2024

Dear Members,

As we move into summer, we look forward to what the next half of the year holds for us. Our committees have been diligently planning a range of meaningful networking and educational events, from informal meet-ups to formal gatherings. There truly is something for everyone!

In this newsletter, we will highlight these exciting opportunities to connect, and we look forward to your active participation.

Wishing you a wonderful summer filled with growth and networking.

Warm regards,

Your AFP-GLAC Board

Kick-off your summer with us!

Cocktails & Conversation | June 26th

Grab a drink with fellow fundraising colleagues. Chat about fundraising trends, challenges with donor cultivation, career growth opportunities, and more. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from both experienced and new professionals in the field.

Bring a fellow fundraising friend to join in on the conversation!

We hope to see you there.


2024 Giving USA Webinar | July 9th

Philanthropic giving dropped in 2022 for one of the first times and the largest drop since the 2008 recession. Was that a blimp or a trend?

Join Cassie Carter, Vice President, and Adriana Lopez, Consultant at Campbell & Company as they share insights from the 2024 Giving USA Annual Report on Philanthropy in America.

Learn about happened in 2023 and how we can build an understanding the emerging philanthropic trends and leverage the implications for fundraising strategies and approaches with your nonprofit organization.

Approved for 1.5 CEs from CFRE International.

Register Here

Mark your calendars and don't miss these upcoming events:

Member Alert: Bundle & Save!

Click here to register for the above 4 events for just $75, a $30 savings!

Not a member yet? Take advantage of the $50 off coupon from Global (below).

Find top talent

Promote any career opportunities through our Chapter Job Board!

Your posting will reach our 1,500 subscribers within the Greater LA area.

Click here for more information.

Special rates for AFP-GLAC members.

Career Corner

Latest Opportunities:

NPD 2024 Honorees

The National Philanthropy Day Committee

is pleased to announce this year's esteemed Honorees

Outstanding Individual Philanthropist

Esther Chui Chao

Outstanding CEO and/or Founder

Dr. Edgar Chavez, MD

Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Universal Community Health Center (UCHC)

Outstanding Emerging Professional

Bridget Altman

Major Gifts Officer, Natural History Museum

Outstanding Professional Fundraiser

Megan Hayward

National Director of Development, Social Justice Learning Institute

Outstanding Nonprofit Organization

Wellnest Emotional Health & Wellness

Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation


Please join us December 5, 2024 at the Natural History Museum for our National Philanthropy Day and Annual Holiday celebration.

Tickets on sale soon.

For details on sponsorship packages, click here.

Membership Scholarships Still Available!

AFP Los Angeles is excited to announce membership and event scholarships for professionals in our community!

Five (5) local professionals will receive a 1-year AFP Membership.

Review the membership levels and criteria here.

Apply Today for a membership and to attend an AFP Chapter event!

SoCal Consortium: Events Around the Region

Tuesday, June 25, 11:30am – 1:30pm

AFP OC: Maximizing Media Strategies for Non-Profits

Wednesday, June 26, 10:00am - 3:00pm

SCAHD: Healthcare Philanthropy Seminar

Friday, June 28⋅11:30am – 1:30pm

AFP San Diego: Giving USA

Thursday, July 11, 4:30pm – 6:30pm

AFP GSFV: Connect & Elevate Mixer

Friday, July 12, 11:30am – 1:00pm

AFP OC: Webinar - The Annual Fund Isn't Annual

Friday, July 12, 12:00pm – 1:00pm

AFP San Diego: Value of CFRE Panel

Thursday, July 18⋅11:00am – 12:00pm

AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties: Webinar - Authentic Storytelling

Tuesday, July 23⋅11:00am – 1:30pm

AFP OC: Giving USA

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