March 7, 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.
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March Training

About this event

This workshop is being offered through a collaboration by Center for Nonprofit Leadership, the Association of Fundraising Professionals (Santa Barbara/Ventura County Chapter), and Pepperdine University's Nonprofit Leadership Collaborative.

Research shows that governance is enhanced, community connection and responsiveness increased, and the mission of the organization is strengthened when nonprofit organizations and the Boards invest in diversity, equity and inclusion. This involves practices much broader than just building a “representative” Board to guide the organization. It is about cultivating a Board that celebrates differences and seeks to build policies and a culture that draw on the unique insights and lived experiences of all its members.

During this session, participants will:

  • Assess the various types of diversity and what is appropriate for nonprofits
  • Examine the process of creating an ideal Board and the role specific audit tools can play in directing effective Board recruitment
  • Explore a real-world case study review on how to establish, take action, and manage for effective inclusion throughout your organization

Organizational teams are encouraged to attend.

Pending 3 CFRE Credits.

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Welcome, New and Returning Members!

New Member

Heather Muran

Returning Members

Kevin Kuga, Santa Barbara Foundation

Michael Menichetti, Netzel Grigsby Associates

Rebecca Merrell, Netzel Grigsby Associates

Steve Willmont, Netzel Grigsby Associates

Chapter Job Center

Employment Opportunities

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Major Gift Officer

Search Dog Foundation

Coordinator of Donor Relations Stewardship

UC Santa Barbara

Business Operations Analyst

UC Santa Barbara

Director of Advancement

Family Service Agency

Administrative Manager

Ventura Land Trust

Outreach Coordinator

Ventura Land Trust

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

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