June 1, 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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AFP Members - $80

Non-Members - $100

Organization Discount - Bring 3 or more attendees from the same organization and pay $60 per attendee. Email the Association Office to take advantage of this special offer.

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2023 Program

Full participation in AFP Symposium - Funding the Core: Strategies to Elevate General Support at Your Nonprofit is applicable for 3.0 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.


Thursday, August 24, 2023


NPD Nominations

Submit by July 14, 2023

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Giving USA Report

Join CCS Fundraising, in partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, for Perspectives on Philanthropy 2023, a webinar marking the release of Giving USA 2023: The Annual Report on Philanthropy.


Our keynote speaker, Dr. Una Osili, leads the research and production of Giving USA, a publication of the Giving USA Foundation. Dr. Osili and our other panelists will present trends from the latest report, which looks back at charitable giving in 2022. A discussion on the significance and implications of this year’s data will follow the presentation.




Dr. Una Osili

Associate Dean for Research and

International Programs

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Dr. Anna Maria Pruitt

Managing Editor of Giving USA

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

V. Renée Cutting

Chief Philanthropy Officer


Jennifer Barrymore

Vice President of Advancement Resources

Northeastern University

Sarah Sochacki

Managing Director

CCS Fundraising

Contact marketing@ccsfundraising.com with any questions.

Upcoming Events

Strategic Board Recruitment Through a DEIJ Lens


Tuesday, June 6, 2023 9:00 a.m.

AFP Webinar: High-Reliability Fundraising: Safeguard Philanthropy by Understanding Individual Donor Motivation

(AFP Global)

Wednesday, June 7, 2023 10:00 a.m.

AFP Complimentary Webinar (Sponsored): Summer Ease: Implementing Personalized Donor Communications At Scale The Easy (And Effective) Way

(AFP Global)

Thursday, June 8, 2023 10:00 a.m.

Nonprofit Leadership Succession Planning


Thursday, June 8, 2023 1:00 p.m.

Complimentary Members-Only Webinar: Achieving Your CFRE: Tips, Hacks and Creating A Great Study Plan

(AFP Global)

Thursday, June 15, 2023 10:00 a.m.

Meet the Funders


Thursday, June 15, 2023 10:30 a.m.

AFP Deep Dive: AFP Faculty Training Academy - Refresher (2-day series)

(AFP Global)

June 20 & 22, 2023 9:00 a.m.

AFP Webinar: What Are Major Grants and How They Can Propel Your Work?

(AFP Global)

Wednesday, June 21, 2023 10:00 a.m.

AFP Complimentary Webinar (Sponsored): Long-Term Strategy Versus Short-Term Fundraising Plan: Understanding the Differences to Maximize Success

(AFP Global)

Thursday, June 22, 2023 10:00 a.m.

AFP Complimentary Webinar (Sponsored): Fundraising Today: Using Cloud to Streamline and Enhance Fundraising Activities

(AFP Global)

Thursday, June 22, 2023 11:00 a.m.

AFP Deep Dive: Develop Campaign Communications That Inspire New and Long-Time Donors

(AFP Global)

Tuesday, June 27, 2023 10:00 a.m.

Chapter Job Center

Employment Opportunities

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Development Assistant

Santa Barbara Natural History Museum

Associate Director of Development, Regional Giving

UC Santa Barbara, Development

Development Analyst

University Library, UC Santa Barbara

Community Engagement Coordinator

New Beginnings Counseling Center 

Executive Director

Conejo Free Clinic

Development Specialist

Interface Child & Family Services

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.

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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.

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

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