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Monthly Chapter Luncheons

Earn CEU's toward your CFRE!

AFP Silicon Valley Chapter conducts a monthly program for members and guests. Generally held during a luncheon on the third Tuesday of the month, the monthly gatherings offer networking opportunities and programs of interest to non-profit groups and fundraising professionals. For AFP Silicon Valley Chapter luncheons and other events, we offer online registration. Online registration goes live approximately three weeks prior to the event.

Luncheons are held at (unless othewise noted): 
Biltmore Hotel & Suites
2151 Laurelwood Rd
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Fee Structure:
$35 Member
$50 Non-Member

*** Please note, a $10 fee will be added to walk-in registrations. To avoid this fee, please register and pay by the RSVP date*** 

2017 Monthly Program Schedule - Silicon Valley Chapter

Future program titles and speakers will be posted as soon as they are available. Details subject to change. Check back often.

Luncheon Photos - View images from some of our luncheons.





Nov 16

No luncheon program. Join us for Silicon Valley Philanthropy Day


Dec 12
More information
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Planned Giving in a Time of Instant Gratification Kay Sprinkel Grace  Almaden
Past Luncheons      
Jan 17 The Happy Healthy Fundraiser -- How to Raise More Money Without Burning Out Beth Kanter Leadership Search Partners

Feb 21

Donor Retention

+ Morning Workshop: Tips on Nominating Candidates for Philanthropy Day Awards

Jay Love Professional Computer Support
Mar 21

The Art of Leadership

+Morning Workshop: Asking for Gifts Face to Face

+Afternoon Workshop: Board Development

Simone Joyaux Jump Cutters Video
Apr 18 The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age David Callahan   Cinnabar Hills Golf Course
May 16 Major Gifts Luncheon+Workshop Heather Coleman Trippel Winchester Mystery House
Jun 20 Diversity: Understanding Misperception and Miscommunication Across Cultures Joe Lurie Heritage Bank of Commerce
Aug 15 Ethical Dilemmas for Nonprofits - Walking the Fine Line
Location:Santa Clara University
Panel Heritage Bank of Commerce
Sep 19 Crowdfunding: Boon or Boondoggle Lynn Lucknow LiveImpact
Oct 17 The Giving Code: Bridging the Gap between Non-Profits and Funders

Plus add-on workshop - Preparing for the CFRE
Heather McLeod Grant





























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2012 Luncheon Topics






Jan 19