May 16, 2024

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Introducing our Keynote Speaker

2024 Symposium on Fundraising

Event Details

June 4, 2024

New Location at Ventura College!

Ventura College, Wright Event Center

57 Day Road

Ventura, CA 93003 


Fostering Future Leaders: Nurturing Talent and Strengthening Organizations through DEI


10:00 a.m. - Check-In & Networking

10:30 a.m. - Session 1: Looking Inward Before Reaching Outward

11:30 a.m. - Networking & Lunch: Table Talking Points - Otherness

12:30 p.m. - Session 2: Cultivating Inclusivity: Empowering the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

1:30 p.m. - Session 3: Panel Discussion - DEI In Action: Real World Solutions

3:30 p.m. - Event Concludes


Members - $50

Non-Members - $75

Send three or more participants (regardless of AFP membership status) from the same organization for a reduced rate of $50 per person. Contact the office to take advantage of this deal.

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National Philanthropy Day

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Member Benefits

Member Spotlight

After years of being an active member of AFP, Rey joined the board as Treasurer this year. He lives in Santa Barbara and works remotely on the corporate partnerships team for Peer Health Exchange, a national organization that provides young people with the resources they need to make healthy decisions. 

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Welcome, Members

New Members

Leonor Reyes

Kim Ritchey

Annie Lovell

Madison Smoak

Renewed Members

Rich Block, Santa Barbara Zoo

Amber Landis

Sarah Otterstrom, Paso Pacifico

Hannah Quiroz, Future Leaders of America

Natalia Staneva

A.J. Steinberg, A.J. Steinberg Events

Lisa Thomas, Montecito Retirement Association

Katherine Wertheim

Lori Willis, Cancer Foundation of Santa Barbara

Jodi Wilson, Jodi Wilson Company

From our Partners at SCCCGP

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Chapter Job Center

Employment Opportunities

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Fundraising Walk Manager

Alzheimer's Association California Central Coast

Director of Development, Math, Life, and Physical Sciences

UC Santa Barbara

Social Sciences Donor Relations and Stewardship Coordinator

UC Santa Barbara

Associate Director of Development, Social Sciences

UC Santa Barbara

Development Manager


Director of Philanthropy

Channel Islands YMCA

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 24,000 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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