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$50 Discount on Professional and Associate Memberships - thru 6/30/2018


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June 15, 2018 Luncheon
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Our Mission

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

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2018 Chapter Meeting Dates
All events at Agua Caliente, Rancho Mirage unless noted 

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February 16 - Breakfast Meeting

March 16 - Luncheon Meeting
April 20 - Breakfast Meeting
May 18  - Luncheon Meeting
June 15 - Luncheon Meeting
July - Summer Social
September 21 - Details soon
October 19 - Details Soon
November 7 - National Philanthropy Day Luncheon

December 7 - Details Soon

 

 

Thank you for visiting your Desert Communities Chapter of the
Association of Fundraising Professionals, a Ten Star Gold Chapter!

It is our pleasure to share with you the benefits of AFP chapter membership.  Sarah Clapp
Membership in AFP provides you and your organization with:

  • Educational programs that enhance your fundraising knowledge and skills
  • Members-only access to research conducted by AFP International to help you keep current on trends and concerns among your peers
  • Discounts on program luncheons for you and a guest
  • Free job postings
  • Free advertising of  your events on Facebook
  • Scholarship opportunities for conferences
  • Discounted webinars on fundraising
  • The assurance that you and your organization adhere to the Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethical Conduct in all fundraising endeavors and
  • Lasting friendships

We look forward to getting to know you and welcome you to the AFP family!

Please feel free to contact us for more information.

Kindest regards,

Sarah Clapp

President

 

 
 
 



    


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May 25 - Event Manager
The Event Manager will have responsibility for the successful planning and execution of the organization's annual fundraising event - The WineLover's Auction - and other VIM sponsored fundraising events. Additionally, they will serve as a liaison to other organizations who sponsor events to benefit CVVIM. ... more >
May 22 - Director of Major Gifts and Fundraising
JFS is looking for an energetic, self starter who loves meeting donors face to face to cultivate long term support our wonderful mission! Experience a must! ... more >
May 15 - Director, Alumni Engagement
Under the direction of the Executive Director of the Foundation, the Director of Alumni Engagement is responsible for the planning and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage COD alumni in the life of the College. ... more >
May 4 - Accountant/Book Keeper
Job Title: Accountant/Book Keeper Reports To: CEO FLSA Status: Exempt Salary Range: $28.50/Hour 20 hours a week Part-Time Reviewed: May 2018 ... more >
May 25 - Ten Ways to Supercharge Your Storytelling
Stories are one of the greater ways to connect donors and causes. AFP chats with Shanon Doolittle, fundraising and storytelling coach at Voice for Good, about the undeniable power of storytelling, along with formulas and techniques that make a story memorable. ... more >
May 23 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of May 23, 2018): Fundraising Myths, Advisory Boards, Mentors, Cryptocurrency & More!
(May 23, 2018) 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 >
May 16 - Building Your Small Shop Toolkit
Running a small non-profit organization is no easy endeavor. AFP talks with Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of AgSafe, about how to identify essential aspects of finance, work/life balance, self-care and many others as they pertain to running a small shop. ... more >
May 16 - Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness
Measuring Fundraising Effectiveness is a tool for educating board members, donors, volunteers and staff about how to view, understand and think holistically about fundraising costs and investments. Read about the project and sign up for a free webinar on talking about fundraising costs and effectiveness! ... more >
May 15 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of May 16, 2018): Donor-Centricity, Stewarding Monthly Donors, Understanding Legacy Giving & More!
(May 16, 2018) 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 >
June 15, 2018 - Breakfast Meeting
September 21, 2018 - Chapter Meeting
October 19, 2018 - Chapter Meeting
November 7, 2018 - National Philanthropy Day
December 7, 2018 - Chapter Meeting