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Welcome to CA, Yosemite Chapter
Association of Fundraising Professionals


 The Yosemite Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals encompasses the mid-Central Valley of California, with members from Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne Counties.

If you are:

  • a development professional
  • have fundraising as part of your job responsibilities
  • a volunteer involved in the philanthropic process
  • interested in fundraising at any level
  • interested in a fundraising career
  • just want to know more about AFP

We welcome you! We promote:

  • professional development
  • networking
  • and volunteer opportunities

We reflect a cross-section of the nonprofit community from organizations of all sizes. We also welcome consultants and resource partners who serve our industry. We welcome professionals at all career levels.

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Oct 19 - Development Manager
Will plan, direct and manage fund raising activities. Will organize outreach donor efforts and manage relationships with existing donors. Coordinates the development and maintenance of the department database reports, forms, contracts, and correspondence. ... more >
Sep 19 - #GivingTuesday
Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. ... more >
Aug 23 - Monthly Newsletter
The latest from AFP Yosemite Chapter! ... more >
May 10 - National Philanthropy Day 2016
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, Yosemite Chapter will celebrate excellence in philanthropy on November 10, 2016 ... more >
Oct 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of October 26, 2016): Million Dollar Events, Peer-to-Peer Fundraising, Targeting Lost Donors, More!
(Oct. 26, 2016) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Oct 26 - It’s Time to Protect Your Family and Your Future
(Oct. 26, 2016) Through our partnership with the Financial Awareness Foundation, AFP is pleased to present this sample article on estate planning you can share with your donors and other supporters. ... more >
Oct 26 - Ann Hale to Serve as AFP Chair for 2017
AFP membership has approved the proposed slate of board of directors for 2017, and Ann Hale, CFRE, has been selected to serve as chair. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >