September 5, 2023

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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October Training

Leading with Equity and Inclusion

Integrating *Community Centric Fundraising practices into your fundraising work. Bringing our donors, funders and fundraisers along.

  • High level donor management – how to deal with entitled donors and having difficult conversations.
  • Exclusivity in fundraising – how do we change the narrative?
  • Centering our community needs and all donors and volunteers, over just a few.
  • Integrating small changes in your fundraising program to be more community centric.

Community-Centric Fundraising is a fundraising model that is grounded in equity and social justice. We prioritize the entire community over individual organizations, foster a sense of belonging and interdependence, present our work not as individual transactions but holistically, and encourage mutual support between nonprofits.

About our Speaker

Lindsay has been a member of the Planned Parenthood California Central Coast’s Philanthropy/Development team for 16 years. She has held many roles and in 2021 was promoted to Vice President.  Lindsay is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) and has an extensive background in fundraising work including major gifts, events, direct mail, planned giving, capital campaigns, and stewardship programs. Lindsay serves as Board Secretary for CASA of Santa Barbara County as well as Board Chair for a new non-profit, Starfish Connection. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband and two young sons.

Oct 19th, 11:30AM - 1PM 

Ojai City Hall, 401 S Ventura St, Ojai, CA 93023

Cost $40 for members and $50 for non members - Lunch is included.

Pending 1.5 CEs

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2023 National Philanthropy Day

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Education Offerings from our Sister Chapters

Yosemite Chapter

The Central Valley Fundraising Conference (CVFC) is the valley’s premier conference for fundraising professionals, board members and nonprofit volunteers. Hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Ca, Yosemite Chapter, this conference brings together fundraising and nonprofit professionals from all over Northern California to hear from speakers about a variety of topics.

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Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter

Get ready to elevate your fundraising career with this exciting opportunity! Join us as we strive for fundraising excellence with the comprehensive CFRE exam review course!

Picture this: 2023 is YOUR year to shine, and what better way to make it unforgettable than by earning your prestigious CFRE credential? But hey, we get it – exams can sometimes be nerve-wracking! That's where our incredible trainer, Ben Mohler, steps in to guide you through every challenge and turn those exam jitters into pure excitement! 

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Upcoming Events

Memorable Messaging: Conversations that make an Impact


Wednesday, October 4 9:30 a.m.

Building an Impactful Major Gifts Program for Your Organization


Tuesday, October 10 9:00 a.m.

A Comprehensive Approach to Physician Engagement and Grateful Patient Philanthropy


Tuesday, October 10 3:00 p.m.

Using Data to Support Clinician Engagement and Grateful Patient Programs


Tuesday, October 17 3:00 p.m.

High performance with well-being: Methods for fulfilling your mission without burnout


Thursday, October 19 9:00 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Successful Engagement in Philanthropy


Wednesday, October 25 3:00 p.m.

Ethical Decision Making

(AFP-GLAC & AFP San Diego)

Thursday, October 26 2:30 p.m.

For AFP Global Webinars, click here.

Chapter Job Center

Employment Opportunities

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Accounting Manager

Ventura Land Trust

Volunteer and Event Coordinator

Gold Coast Veterans Foundation

Associate Director of Development, Parent and Family Giving

UC Santa Barbara

Development Assistant, Regional Giving

UC Santa Barbara

Executive Director

San Luis Obispo County YMCA

Association Development Administrator

Channel Islands YMCA

Development Manager

Fielding Graduate University

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

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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