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!


  • National Philanthropy Day Nominations Now Open

    It’s that time of the year: National Philanthropy Day Awards Nominations are OPEN!

    We invite you to celebrate National Philanthropy Day 2021 by nominating outstanding nonprofit organizations and philanthropic leaders in the Greater Los Angeles area. This event gives us a chance to recognize and celebrate the impact of philanthropy in our community.  

    Nominate your favorite corporation, philanthropist, professional fundraiser or young person today!

    Chapter Nominations
    1. You must have permission from the individual in order to nominate him or her for an award.
    2. You may encourage others to nominate the same person or organization.
    3. If your nominee is chosen, you must confirm that the person or representative from the organization can participate in our virtual event on November 5, 2021.
    4. If your nominee is chosen, you must be available to serve as the liaison between your nominee and the National Philanthropy Day Conference & Awards Committee.
    5. If your nominee is chosen, we ask that you invite guests to participate in the program and assist in securing sponsorships from your organization and your nominee's network.
    6. If your nominee is chosen, you agree to participate in our virtual networking reception for the National Philanthropy Conference & Awards Program.
    7. Please follow the word count guidelines in the nomination form.

    Nomination Categories (see descriptions on nomination link below)
    Outstanding Philanthropist
    Outstanding Corporation or Corporate Foundation
    Outstanding Public or Private Foundation
    Outstanding Nonprofit Organization
    Outstanding Professional Fundraiser
    Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy


  • NPD Conference & Awards will be virtual once again!

    We welcome award nominations. Click here for details.

    We welcome sponsors. Click here for details.

    Educational sessions are in development. Check back for more details.

    To get involved please reach out to Chair, Diana Corbin, CFRE

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