2018 Affinity Groups

2018 Major Gift Affinity Groups

Earn CEU’s toward your CFRE!

These quarterly Brown Bag meetings are held from 12 noon to 1 pm and are a chance for you to network with other local nonprofit professionals with a shared interest/affinity. Ever have ideas or questions you want to bounce off other colleagues? The meetings offer opportunity for you to gain peer support as well as learn from presentations by subject area experts.

This is your chance to meet other major gift fundraisers in the Silicon Valley, share tips, resources and learn from others’ experiences.

Because of the popularity of this topic, Major Gift Affinity group meetings will be held at two sites this year, North san Jose and South San Jose. Participants should choose one group site to be join.

Fees - Good for Entire Year (4 meetings)
$ 30 - AFP Members
$ 65 - Non-Members

No refunds.

Meeting dates and location details, once finalized, will be emailed to those who register for this group.

Brown Bag - please bring lunch.


2018 Executive Directors Affinity Group

Earn CEU’s toward your CFRE!

These quarterly Brown Bag meetings are held from 12 noon to 1 pm and are a chance for you to network with other local nonprofit professionals with a shared interest/affinity. Ever have ideas or questions you want to bounce off other colleagues? The meetings offer opportunity for you to gain peer support as well as learn from presentations by subject area experts.

The Executive Directors Affinity group meetings will be held in Cupertino. This new affinity group will allow Executive Directors to discuss their unique role in the organization’s development efforts, and learn from peers and veteran leaders.

Fees - Good for Entire Year (4 meetings)
$ 30 - AFP Members
$ 65 - Non-Members

No refunds.

Meeting dates and location details, once finalized, will be emailed to those who register for this group.

Brown Bag - please bring lunch.


2018 Grant Writers Affinity Group

Earn CEU’s toward your CFRE!


These quarterly Brown Bag meetings are held from 12 noon to 1 pm and are a chance for you to network with other local nonprofit professionals with a shared interest/affinity. Ever have ideas or questions you want to bounce off other colleagues? The meetings offer opportunity for you to gain peer support as well as learn from presentations by subject area experts.

The Grant Writers Affinity Group is a chance to meet other grant writers in the Silicon Valley, share tips, resources and learn from others’ experiences. Network with other local grant writers and an opportunity for you to express the educational opportunities you are interested in seeing the group conduct this year (e.g. Foundation Center Database at the library, program officers as guest speakers, editing tips, etc.).

Fees - Good for Entire Year (4 meetings)
$ 30 - AFP Members
$ 65 - Non-Members

No refunds.

Meeting dates and location details, once finalized, will be emailed to those who register for this group.

Brown Bag - please bring lunch.