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The 30,000 members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals are respected throughout the world for advancing ethical and effective fundraising. The Golden Gate Chapter, one of the largest in the U.S., works to strengthen the Bay Area social sector by providing professional development to those charged with raising the resources that move missions into action. AFP Golden Gate is deeply grateful for the generous support from volunteers, foundations, corporations and individuals that make our educational programs and contributions to the field possible.

 

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Apr 14 - 2014 National Philanthropy Day Volunteer Committees
Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate Chapter marks one day to celebrate the spirit of giving by recognizing exemplars in philanthropy and social change. Awards are presented to individuals and institutions whose giving to the community inspires all of us. ... more >
Apr 2 - Award Nominations: National Philanthropy Day 2014
The AFP Golden Gate Chapter will bestow up to eight Outstanding Awards for Philanthropy to recognize individuals and organizations whose philanthropic achievements have made an impact on society, whether local, national or international. ... more >
Jan 8 - Save the Date for National Philanthropy Day 2014
National Philanthropy Day® is a special day to recognize and pay tribute to the great contributions that philanthropy – and those people active in the philanthropic community – have made to our lives, our communities and our world. ... more >
Sep 11 - 2013 National Philanthropy Day Sponsors
Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate Chapter marks one day to celebrate the spirit of giving by recognizing exemplars in philanthropy and social change. AFP Golden Gate Chapter would like to thank our generous National Philanthropy Day 2013 Sponsors. ... more >
Jul 8 - 2013 National Philanthropy Day Awardees
Each year the Association of Fundraising Professionals Golden Gate Chapter marks one day to celebrate the spirit of giving by recognizing exemplars in philanthropy and social change. Awards are presented to individuals and institutions whose giving to the community inspires all of us. We are pleased to honor the 2013 award recipients. ... more >
Apr 16 - 2014 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Apr 16 - AFP Expands to Reach More Communities
At the recent AFP board meeting held in conjunction with the 2014 AFP International Conference on Fundraising, we were delighted to announce the chartering of two new AFP chapters: the AFP Bermuda Chapter and the AFP BC, Okanagan Chapter. The new additions bring us to 235 chapters worldwide, extending our reach beyond 30,000 members and countless nonprofit organizations. ... more >
Apr 15 - Top Ten (Week of April 16, 2014): 5 Unusual Direct Mail Techniques to Try
(Apr. 16, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on how networking can turn into big dollars, why you need to stay true to your work ethics, how one massive capital campaign can affect other local nonprofits, getting involved in creating the crowdfunding bill of rights and how (and why!) to engage your donors BEFORE you ask for money. ... more >
Apr 15 - How To Get Big Donations—Through Your iPhone!
(Apr. 15, 2014) Experienced in internet donation processing, Philip King of Cornerstone Group of Companies talks to us about big mobile donations and how integrating fundraising channels is a key step in getting more donations! Learn from King and Cornerstone’s clients’ experiences with mobile donations—you too can cash in through your iPhone. ... more >
Apr 8 - Your AFP Foundation For Philanthropy In Canada Is Making A Difference!
(Apr. 7, 2014) As fundraisers, the notion of "what's in it for me?" is usually not our normal approach to things. Yet, you can be confident that your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada is having a positive impact on professional development programs across the country. Check out these infographics on the reach of various scholarship and regional initiatives. ... more >