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Welcome to the AFP family!

On behalf of the Desert Communities Chapter of AFP, I want to thank you for your dedication to the fundraising profession. By joining AFP, you affirm your commitment to the core values and integrity of philanthropy and fundraising. Your passion and efforts have profoundly impacted the quality of life in the Coachella Valley and beyond. Together, with your support, we are dedicated to fostering the positive changes needed to build strong, vibrant, and healthy communities.

This year, we are focused on expanding and deepening our membership and connection with one another and our community. We are thrilled to offer meaningful and relevant educational programs that enhance your fundraising knowledge and support your professional journey. Be sure to check our schedule of programs and send us suggestions for any that you may want to see in the future, as this is your Chapter as well! We look forward to connecting with you and welcoming you to the AFP family!

AFP membership offers numerous benefits for you and your organization, including:


  • Members-only access to AFP International research keeps you updated on trends and concerns in the field.
  • Discounts on program luncheons for you and a guest.
  • Free job postings.
  • Scholarship opportunities for conferences.
  • Discounted webinars on fundraising.
  • Ensure you and your organization adhere to the Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethical Conduct in all fundraising endeavors.
  • The opportunity to create meaningful connections and lasting friendships.

Please feel free to contact us for more information.

We’re here for you!

James Lindquist



  • Super Summer Mixer

    July 16, 2024
    5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
    Children's Discovery Museum of the Desert

    Registration Required
    Free for Members, $10 for Others

  • National Philanthropy Day - November 1, 2024

    Save the Date!
    Friday, November 1, 2024
    Agua Caliente Resort

    More Details Soon

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