AFP is a professional fundraising organization focused on the education, ethics and personal development of its membership, sharing best practices and mentoring its professionals and youth.
The California Valley Chapter has been serving the education and networking needs of fundraising professionals in the central San Joaquin Valley since 1987. Activities are open to AFP members and others involved in fundraising for non-profit organizations including board members and other volunteers.
Chapter members and guests come from Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, Mariposa, and Merced counties. Our members represent nonprofit organizations of all sizes and types. These organizations raise funds that support charitable causes and community betterment including the arts and culture, animal welfare, education, health care, human services, poverty reduction, social issues and services.
Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Each meeting includes lunch and a workshop featuring a speaker or panel addressing a topic of interest to fundraising professionals. Members and guests are welcome.