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AFP Inland Empire Chapter Presenting

"How Inland Empire United Way is Increasing Community Impact"
 Gregory J. Bradbard, President & Chief Executive Officer,
                     Inland Empire United Way

Date:            April 15 2014

Time:            11:00 am to 1 pm

Location:      Inland Empire United Way
                      9624 Hermosa
                      Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Tickets:         $25 for AFP Members/$35 for NonMembers

Inland Empire United Way is committed to improving lives in the Inland Empire with a strong focus on partnering with other local nonprofit organizations.  Greg will share many resources offered to help strengthen local nonprofits and will highlight his work with the Funders Alliance of San Bernardino & Riverside Counties, including the newly launched website.  He will also highlight some issues that many funders are currently interested in – and hot spots that development professionals should have on their radar!
Gregory Bradbard serves as the President and CEO for Inland Empire United Way (IEUW).  With over fifteen years of leadership, management, fundraising, and programmatic experience, Greg brings growth-oriented passion to United Way’s focus on improving the lives and futures of low-income families and children in the Inland Empire. Greg has served in senior management and development positions in several nonprofit organizations, has a track record for developing effective strategic plans, and has secured and managed a variety of grants, contracts and social service programs.
Under Greg’s leadership, IEUW has increased its community impact, created the Mentor Connection initiative, developed the successful Challenge for Children Winter Benefit, and launched the Inland Empire’s Nonprofit Resource Directory -
Greg has appeared on many local radio and television programs focused on the topics of poverty and child abuse and he writes a regular column in the Foothills Reader section of the L.A. Times.  He also serves as the Chair for the Funders Alliance of San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and participates on several other local collaborative initiatives. 

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Credential
Presented by Gina Johnson, Chapter President and Stephanie Titus, Immediate Past President

Are you considering CFRE certification?  The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential provides you with a recognizable demonstration of your personal and professional achievement and commitment. For more information visit

Join us for this informative discussion: Why YOU Should Be A CFRE - Everything You Want To Know About CFRE Certification This session will give you information about the process and requirements of obtaining CFRE certification. Learn about how to prepare for the exam and the professional advantages of becoming a CFRE.

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The Fundraising Academy for Grassroots Organizations™

2014 Classes Now Forming

If you need a well-rounded education, skills and tools for preparing your organization to raise the funds it needs, The Fundraising Academy is for YOU!

Who should participate?

  • New Executive Directors, Founders, or fundraising staff
  • Grantwriters and Event Planners wanting to move up in their organizations
  • Volunteers wanting to help their organizations raise funds

What you will learn about:

  • Fundraising Diversification and Planning
  • Strategic Planning For Fundraising
  • Budgeting And Goals Setting
  • Logic Model Development
  • Developing a Case for Support
  • Donor Development & Asking
  • The Board & Fundraising
  • Developing Mail & Email Appeals
  • Online Fundraising
  • Grant Seeking Basics
  • Grant Seeking Research
  • Planned Giving
  • The Inside Scoop About What Funders Think: Funder Panel


Give BIG San Bernardino County

MAY 8, 2014 What is it? Give BIG San Bernardino County is a 24 hour fundraising web-a-thon benefitting San Bernardino County nonprofit organizations. Who benefits? Money raised through Give BIG San Bernardino County will benefit participating nonprofit organizations and the people they serve. For applications...

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AFP Desert Communities Chapter - Planned Giving Workshop

Planned Giving When That's Not All You Do Topics include: determining if a planned giving program is right for your organization; an overview of the planned giving toolbox; strategies for reducing planning gift marketing costs; integrating planned giving into the overall development program; how...

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AFP Updates & Chapter Info

Upcoming Monthly Membership Meetings

January 21 - Funders Panel
February 18 
March 18  

April 15 
May (Dark)
June 17
July (Dark)
August  Mixer - date to be announced
September 23 - Temecula
October 21 

November 20 - National Philanthropy Day

For speaker information and updates
visit Events & Programs/Calendar

Board of Directors

Gina Johnson, M.P.A.
Director of Major Gifts
Cal Poly Pomona 

President-Elect, VP, Membership
Debbie A. Cannon
Vice President
Academy for Grassroots Organizations

Jill Eaton
Community Relations Manager

Nesha Crossman
Western Regional DOD
Nuru International

VP, Professional Advancement/Programs
Jill Van Balen
Manager, Corporate Affairs
National Community Renaissance

VP, Marketing
Kimberly Goodnough
Executive Director
Michelle’s Place

National Philanthropy Day Chair
Glenda Ferguson
Director of Development
PVHMC Foundation

Immediate Past President
Stephanie Titus, M.B.A., CFRE
Director of Charitable Giving
Retirement Housing Foundation




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