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2024 APC Spring Forum

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APC 2024 Spring Forum

Accelerate Your Expertise
May 16 – 18
Los Angeles, CA

Two days of interactive working  sessions dedicated to building your superb consulting skills, facilitated by Flawless Consulting expert trainers.

Plus These Insightful Sessions:

  • The Road Ahead for performing arts philanthropy and fundraising practices. Panel discussion lead by Rob Bailis, Executive and Artistic Director, BroadStage
  • John Kobara will facilitate an interactive conversation exploring the process of identifying new donors and volunteers. How do we unlock, reframe and re-energize the assumptions that may be holding us back.

Travel Schedule

Arrive: Wednesday, May 15

Kickoff: Thursday Morning, May 16

Forum Close: Noon, Saturday, May 18

Hotel Info

Join us in Los Angeles, California at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel.

Start making your travel plans and save the dates for two-and-a-half days of educational programming and peer-to-peer sharing dedicated to the work of philanthropic consultants. Non-members welcome. Networking with other consultants is an indescribable benefit.

Make plans to arrive by Wednesday, May 15 in time for the kickoff next morning. The Forum will end by noon on Saturday, May 18. Forum hotel rates available three days before and after the event for those interested in spending extra time in Los Angeles. Let us know if you are interested in extra days either before and/or after the Forum by February 28. 

Our room block is limited so make your reservations early ($239 per night plus tax.) Email if you want to extend your stay at the Forum rate. The deadline to make your reservation at the group rate, based on availability, is April 24th.

Registration Rates

Early Bird Rate for Members (through April 1): $675 for 1st registrant, $575 for each additional registration from the same firm

After April 1 for Members: $775 for 1st registrant, $675 for each additional registration from the same firm

NON-MEMBER rate for Flawless Consulting training is $775 (Thursday and Friday registration only)

Cancellation: Deadline to cancel for full refund less $50 processing fee is April 22, 2024.

Online Registration


Thank You Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Donorsearch apc sponsor

The DonorSearch mission is to provide more accurate, comprehensive, and actionable data to help nonprofits of all types achieve better fundraising results. Using sophisticated modeling and analytics, DonorSearch provides development staff with prospect research services that help them identify, qualify, and build relationships with 30% more potential major gift donors.

Silver Sponsors

Qgiv apc sponsor

Put relationships at the heart of your fundraising strategy. Bloomerang + Qgiv is a modern giving platform empowering nonprofit leaders to attract new donors, build lasting relationships, and inspire limitless generosity.

UST Workforce Solutions apc sponsor

The Unemployment Services Trust (UST) is an alternative to paying state unemployment taxes for nonprofits, as allowed by Federal law. UST’s purpose is to help nonprofit organizations manage and reduce their unemployment costs, while also helping remove back-office burden and paperwork, so they have more time and more money for their missions.

bronze Sponsors

Little Green Light APC Sponsor

Little Green Light is a comprehensive donor management and fundraising software solution built for the needs of small to mid-sized nonprofits. Our suite of tools will help you to streamline your fundraising tasks, more efficiently manage your workload, and grow your relationships with your donors. Little Green Light integrates with many of the tools you already use, and lets you manage your data in one central place online, accessible to your team from anywhere.

Virtuous APC sponsor

The world is increasingly virtual and change is a daily occurrence, but running an organization is all about people. Madeleine Crouch & Co., Inc. combines solid relationship management with friendliness and know-how. We offer competence and continuity, merging established methods with new opportunities to help our client associations achieve their goals.

Spring Forum Sponsors