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 335 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 Luncheon. Check out the chapter calendar for a schedule of what's happening and where!


  • 2021 National Philanthropy Day Honorees Selected!

    AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter’s National Philanthropy Day Conference and Awards Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the AFP-GLAC 2021 National Philanthropy Day Awards:

    Outstanding Corporate Award   City National Bank
    Outstanding Private Foundation Award   Sugar & Stilettos Charitable Foundation
    Outstanding Nonprofit Organization Award St. Vincent Meals on Wheels
    Spirit of Philanthropy Award Guadalupe Radio

    Congratulations to all the winners and all the nominees of this year’s National Philanthropy Day Awards!

    Join AFP-GLAC to learn about the accomplishments of our awardees and their significant philanthropic contributions at the virtual National Philanthropy Day Conference on Friday, November 5.  You can also meet them in-person at the AFP-GLAC Holiday Mixer and Inspirational Luncheon on December 7, 2021 at the Omni Los Angeles.

  • 2022 AFP-GLAC Board Nominations Now Open

    On behalf of the AFP-GLAC Committee on Directorship, we are pleased to announce the call for nominations for the 2022 AFP Greater Los Angeles Chapter Board of Directors. Serving on the board gives you a special opportunity to work with committed colleagues, and play a key role in advancing our chapter’s strategies for leadership and impact in the philanthropic landscape of Greater Los Angeles. You are invited to nominate a candidate or yourself. 

    Each year during the nomination cycle, our Committee on Directorship seeks to balance the skills and experiences of new directors with those of continuing board members. All returning and new board members are required to complete the application. 

    For more information, and to complete the online form, click on the links below.

    GLAC BOD Duties and Responsibilities: A brief description of each position on the board is in the application.

    Please follow the instructions in the form and if you're new to the board submit a CV or resume to office@afpglac.org.

    Application deadline: August 16, 2021

    Thank you,

    Mauria McPoland, MPA, ABC
    Immediate Past President
    Chair, Committee on Directorship