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Welcome to the website for the Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter of the
Association of Fundraising Professionals. We are glad you found this site, and I hope
that means that you are interested in developing your knowledge, skills and resources
in the fundraising profession. If so, you have come to the right place!

We are a chapter that is comprised of fundraising professionals from a range of non-
profit organizations and consulting firms throughout the greater SFV area. We are a
friendly, diverse group and we value and respect the amazing professionals in our Chapter and
are honored by the great range of diversity and expertise found within our group, and the causes with
whom we are associated.

We hold monthly luncheon meetings on the first Thursday of each month, 11:30-1:30,
at the Courtyard by Marriott in Sherman Oaks, featuring a strong and varied group
of speakers and funders. These educational sessions are a great way to learn new
techniques and tips to enhance your agency’s development program…and a great way
to network and learn from colleagues in the field. Use the Event Calendar to make your reservation.

I invite you to make time in your schedule to communicate and grow with us. On behalf
of the board of the Greater San Fernando Valley Chapters, welcome!

 

Charles Robbins, CFRE
President, AFP Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter

Areas served by chapter: San Fernando, Antelope, Conejo, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys

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Feb 3 - Grant Writer/Manager - Temporary Contract Position
Grant Writer/Manger - Temporary Contract Position. Work with hospital directors and managers to strategize, develop and refine program proposals/applications, draft Letters of Interest, and manage proposal/application production and reporting functions. ... more >
Jan 28 - Scholarships
Apply for these scholarships! AFP Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter Scholarship Programs: AFP Young Professional Membership AFP Professional Membership AFP Small Nonprofit Membership Chamberlain Scholarship Diversity Scholarship ... more >
Jan 28 - Membership Directory
View and search for other members of AFP and the Greater San Fernando Valley Chapter. ... more >
Jan 28 - Diversity Statement
Sharing ideas among those from diverse backgrounds fuel innovation and keeps us sharp. Diversity and inclusion is a cornerstone of AFP Greater San Fernando Valley’s values that guides our governance, our organization and our programs. ... more >
Feb 22 - Advanced Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >