Here are the AFP Monterey Bay July features, upcoming events, and programs below:
  • National Philanthropy Day Save the Date
  • Membership Updates
  • Job Postings
  • AFP Monterey Bay Chapter Upcoming Events
  • Community Events

Nominations now open for 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day. National Philanthropy Day for the Central Coast Outstanding Philanthropist Award Nominations Deadline is Monday, July 31st. 

Submit your nominations today!

 Thank you for attending the AFP Monterey Bay Summer Fundraising Summit 2017.

We're conducting a survey about your experience and would greatly appreciate your valuable input. Click the button below to start the survey, ends tonight July 7 at midnight. If you would like a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, please include your contact information at the end of the survey (optional). 

Thank you for your participation.

Special Thank You to

Our 2017 Summer Summit Sponsors

Community Foundation for Monterey County
Harden Foundation

Greater Giving
Montage Health Foundation
Nora and Robert Peyton

Essex & Drake Fundraising Counsel
Executive Services
Hospice Giving Foundation
Andrea Scott
Laurie Severs
United Way of Monterey County
Michele Melicia Young

Our 2017 Chamberlain Scholarship recipient was Deanne Glaser, Advancement Manager at the Monterey Museum of Art. You can read Deanne's full AFP International Conference Report here.

Check back for more details on the 2018 Chamberlain Scholarship. 
Welcome New Members
  • Oana Delia Alexan

  • Kelli Mullen Brown, Coastal Kids Home Care

  • Noel Freitas, CSUMB 90.3 KAZU

Interested in becoming a member? Contact Chelsea Storm-Larsen, Membership Chair.
Announcing AFP Monterey Bay
Fall - Winter Programs
In its eleventh year, the 2017 AFP Leadership Academy is a three-day event featuring chapter management and advanced leadership development opportunities, designed to enrich your career and enhance your leadership skills.

You're a fundraiser and you know the fundamentals now—but you need to take that next step. Don't just settle for fundraising as your job, make it your CAREER. If you are hungry for that management role or that professional credential, stop putting off your continuing education - register for AFP's Fundraising Principles and Practice education course. 

REGISTER NOW FOR 2017 COHORT #2! Registration deadline is July 12, 2017.

Advancing Philanthropy Summer 2017
Delve deeper into "What's new?" and "What's enduring?" in the Summer 2017 Advancing Philanthropy. This issue applies that question to more than a dozen aspects of fundraising today, from nonprofit impact reporting to millennial growing new careers to a high bar for inclusion. 

Check out the Summer  2017 edition of  AFP's Advancing Philanthropy .
Hot Topics in Fundraising

The AFP Resource Center has produced comprehensive "Hot Topic" overviews of key fundraising areas that members have identified as being most in demand. That is information available to you covering over 25 different areas of fundraising!

Find out more at AFP Hot Topics.
2017 Compensation and Benefits Report
This AFP Compensation and Benefits Study is intends to capture overall organizational profiles, position  descriptions, salaries, and benefits, including health/medical, retirement  a nd general  perquisites.

CycleBar Carmel Rancho invites community groups, non-profits and  charities to host a CycleGiving ride for their group.

At the heart of CycleBar is a passion for giving back to the community. CycleGiving is a philanthropic movement that partners with local organizations and charities to help them raise donations by creating exciting and energetic indoor cycling rides for companies, groups,  and families to help raise proceeds that benefit their cause.

For more information or to set up a ride for your group, visit CycleBar Carmel Rancho - Community Giving.
Place your job announcements on the AFP MB website. Make sure your job postings are seen by qualified, local fundraising professionals. This is a free service!
Monday, July 31

Awards are presented to individuals, corporations, service organizations, youth, and young adults who demonstrate an exceptional commitment, not only to your individual agency, but to the community as a whole. Local non-profits submit nominations, which are reviewed and voted upon by a panel of judges. Make your nominations today.
Thursday, August 3

8:30 – 10:00 am

Heritage Harbor Conference Room

"High Touch Philanthropy" - How You Can Raise More with “Concierge Service” to Donors

In this AFP Monterey Bay August Program, Beth Ann Locke will talk about how she has used high-touch philanthropy with wealthy donors to increase giving and you can too! Stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, August 31

Every agency has someone special… someone who consistently goes above and beyond, making contributions of time, financial support, or special and unique talents. Please take this opportunity to acknowledge the contributions by that special person to your agency.

Thursday, September 7

8:30 – 10:00 am

Heritage Harbor Conference Room

Live Webinar -  Stay tuned for more details.

Thursday, October 5

8:30 – 10:00 am

Heritage Harbor Conference Room

Strategic Planning for Maximum Fundraising Success

Do you have a development plan? Does it include a high level strategic vision? How about clear goals, objectives and actions to support that vision? Check out the AFP Monterey Bay October Program with featured speakers Martha H. Schumacher and Bob Carter. Stay tuned for more details.
Friday, November 17

Save the Date for the 26th Annual National Philanthropy Day for the Central Coast. Nominations now open!

AFP Monterey Bay Member Holiday Party

Stay tuned for more details.