LA_palm.bmpWelcome to the AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter website. We are committed to supporting development professionals throughout the greater Los Angeles area of California. We have over 400 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executives, and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

The AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter has regularly scheduled lunch meetings featuring local speakers and topics relevant to our everyday work. The chapter also offers educational and networking opportunities such as the local area Round Tables, Advanced Executive Forums, Young Professional Education Series, & National Philanthropy Day® Conference and Awards Lunchdon. Check out the chapter calendar for a schedule of what's happening and where!


  • Annual Holiday Inspirational Event - December 10

    Our featured speaker is Birgit Smith-Burton, president-elect of Global’s board of directors and chair, Global IDEA Committee. Randi Sunshine, member of AFP-GLAC and Global IDEA Committee will moderate Birgit’s presentation entitled: DIVERSITY – FROM A PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL PERSPECTIVE. Learn about the many ways we can include diversity, equity and access in all aspects of our lives. Also, be apprised of Global’s IDEA initiative.   Following this motivational talk we will introduce the 2021 board, recognize Be The Cause & Chapter Fund donors, and provide  holiday treats to some lucky members.

    Price: $25 member/$35 non-member

    Deadline to register – December 8, 2020

    This workshop is pending CFRE International CEs.

  • Tips for Logging in to NPD Conference and Awards

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    We highly suggest logging into the virtual event platform in advance of the event starting on Friday, November 13th. We strongly recommend that you use Chrome as your internet browser on your computer as it will give you the best experience. For easy access to Expo Pass, you will receive an email with a “Magic Link” following this email that will take you into the virtual conference platform. Expo Pass can also be accessed anytime by using the login credentials you created when you registered. 

    Magic Link:

    You will be receiving your Magic Link via email from support@exposent.com to the email you used to register for the event. Click on the Magic Link to access the event ahead of time and get familiar with all we have to offer! If the Magic Link should expire and you need a new one, follow the self-serve instructions HERE: https://support.expopass.com/en/articles/4332146-magic-link-reset

    If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam folder.

    You can also reach out to Expo Pass and they will help you: support@expopass.com

    Navigating your Expo Pass Virtual Event:

    Once you login, you should see the event you are registered for on the first screen. Click on “Details” to access the event. This will take you to the Virtual Event Home Page. Here you can navigate personalizing your profile, event schedule and other resources, as well as view our robust schedule.

    Build your own personalized agenda:

    Once you log in, you can plan your day ahead of time. Review the agenda and see what each session is all about. Add any sessions to your personalized agenda to give yourself a reminder to attend. As an overview-The first session will be available starting 8:45 AM PST, with our opening keynote kicking off right at 9 AM PST.

    The rest of the day is filled with various breakout sessions, opportunities to meet the speakers and exhibitors, and informal lunch meet-up opportunities. In addition, at 3:15 the virtual doors will open to our 35th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Celebration!


    Need Help? 

    If you need help, the AFP-GLAC Team is here!

    • Need help logging in? You can also reach out to Expo Pass and they will help you: support@expopass.com
    • Need more assistance navigating Expo Pass, visit the Expo Pass Attendee Help Center for helpful step-by-step instructions and videos.
    • You did not receive your registration confirmation? Contact NPD registration support: Heather Even, heather@maplestreet.org.
    • Have additional questions? Please contact us!

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