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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 23 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Apr 23 - IRA Rollover Provision Included in Senate’s EXPIRE Act
(Apr. 23, 2014) The IRA Charitable Rollover provision, which allows donors age 70½ and older to exclude from their taxable income any IRA funds up to $100,000 that have been withdrawn and transferred to a charity when filing a tax return, is one step closer to being reinstated back into law. Find out how you can help Congress approve the provision! ... more >
Apr 23 - Top Ten (Week of April 23, 2014): Americans Want To Give Back With Their Purchases—Not With Charity
(Apr. 23, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including stories and tips on getting your nonprofit CEO on social media, updating your website through some spring cleaning, using video to tell you nonprofit story (and tug at some heart strings!), whether your donation webpage is as easy as Amazon’s one-click accessibility and if the time spent on Facebook is beneficial for your nonprofit or not. ... more >
Apr 23 - Today’s Chief Development Officer is Expected to be a Sophisticated Financial Strategist and Planner
(Apr. 23, 2014) Getting the whole team to support your chief development officer is essential to your organization’s success. That’s why, at the second AFP/Rice University Development and Finance Symposium, Ronald J. Schiller will be covering the importance of building a strong CDO-CFO partnership. Here, he gives you a sneak peek, PLUS a list of tools for aspiring CDOs. ... 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 >