|Celebrating 10 Years of Serving the Coachella Valley
|National Philanthropy Day - November 9, 2016
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Upcoming Chapter Events
July 12, 2016 / 530 - 730 pm
Summer Social - Join Us!
Food, Fellowship and Fun - and Free!
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-----------------Wednesday, July 27, 2016 / 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Strategic Doing: Making Plans That Impact
Location: Guide Dogs of the Desert HQ in Whitewater
Free for Members, $10 for others - click here to register
The Desert Communities Chapter of the worldwide Association of Fundraising Professionals
advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.The core activities through which the chapter fulfills this mission include education
and training, promoting credentialing, providing resources for fundraising effectiveness,
networking, mentoring, advocacy and recognition of philanthropy.
Unless noted, all events take place at
Agua Caliente Resort & Casino,
32-250 Bob Hope Drive (at I-10), Rancho Mirage
2016 Chapter Meeting Dates
January 15 - Marketing for Planned Giving sponsored by Desert AIDS Project
plus 10:00 workshops
February 19 - E-Mail Marketing sponsored by Lotus Garden Center
March 18 - Non-Profit Finance sponsored by MissionInsite
April 15 - Branding sponsored by Duebner Design
plus a 10:00 workshop on Grant Evaluation
Special seminar - NPD Award Nomination Tips at 10:00
May 20 - Collaborative Relationships Panel sponsored by Momentous Events
June 17 - Diversity
plus a 10:00 workshop on Diversity
July 12 - Summer Social at The Braille Institute
July 27 - Webinar at Guide Dogs of the Desert
September 16 - Meet the Funders sponsored by The Community Foundation
plus a 10:00 workshop on Leadership
October 21 - Ethics Panel sponsored by Desert ARC
November 9 - National Philanthropy Day Luncheon
December 9 - Member Recognition
Welcome and thank you for visiting
our Association of Fundraising Professionals' Ten Star Chapter!
We are so pleased to share with you the benefits of chapter membership.
With membership you will experience:
- Programs to enhance your fundraising knowledge
- AFP International website members-only access
- Discounts on program luncheons for you and a guest
- Free job postings
- Advertising events on Facebook
- Scholarship opportunities
We look forward to your interest.
Please feel free to contact us for more information.