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We provide opportunities for you to learn, engage and connect through monthly luncheons alternating from Santa Barbara to Ventura County sites, at special events such as our Symposium on Fundraising and National Philanthropy Day, and at casual networking events throughout the year. From resources to certifications, AFP strives to bring you the best practices and latest information to make you stand out.

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Monthly Training Handouts


Professional development training typically takes place the second Wednesday of the month and are just one of the many reasons why you are an AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties member! Feel free to download these select resources from past trainings.

Understanding Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access Barriers Powerpoint Presentation | Damien Pena | August 21, 2019

Funder Tips, Trends and Resources Handout | Pedro Paz & Kathy Simas, Santa Barbara Foundation | June 12, 2019
Great Cause—Great Case! Powerpoint Presentation | Becca Merrell CFRE & Hannah Miller MPP, Netzel Grigsby | April 10, 2019
Cultivating the Sophisticated Donor | Aashika Patel, CCS Fundraising | March 13, 2019
Is Your Board Bored? | Jackie Carrera, Santa Barbara Foundation | February 13, 2019
Raising Your Brand = Raising More Money Alex Parraga, UC Santa Barbara | October 10, 2018

Upcoming Events

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There are no events currently scheduled for AFP Santa Barbara/Ventura Counties Chapter