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2016 AJFCA Annual Conference
Registration is Now OPEN!

Join AJFCA for the 2016 Annual Conference at the  
Westin San Diego this May
The 2016 AJFCA Annual Conference is a two and a half day interactive and informative experience for professional and lay leaders from AJFCA Jewish human service agencies and partner organizations throughout North America. Agency leaders share their common experiences in leading Jewish family service agencies in their communities and learn together interesting and innovative ideas from the field.

Interactive sessions will include the following areas of focus:
  • Executive Leadership :  Proactive Program Planning, Talent Development, Reflections on Being Jewish Agencies and Serving Broadly, Identifying & Cultivating Lay Leaders and an opportunity to visit the new JFS San Diego workplace
  • Agency Services:  Food Program Models, Music & Memory Program, Senior Hoarding, Multi-Agency Collaborations, LGBTQ Programming and Holocaust Survivor Services 
  • Fund Development & Marketing:  Unique Forms of Giving/Revenue Streams, Donor Cultivation, Grant Strategy, Marketing, Foundation Perspectives and Reframing Human Services  
  • Board Leadership:  Program Impact & Sustainability, Cultivating & Engaging Board Members, Soliciting Donors, Succession Planning and Top Issues Facing Board Leaders Networking Session
  • Volunteer/Young Adult Engagement:  Attracting Baby Boomer & Volunteer Talent, Connecting with Next Gen Leaders, Jewish Values & Volunteer Services

Basic Tentative Schedule

Saturday, May 14th - Havdallah & Dessert Reception (9p)
Sunday, May 15th - programming, plenary lunch, host community event
Monday, May 16th - plenary breakfast, programming, small group lunches 
Tuesday, May 17th - programming, closing plenary (ends at noon), CEO Council    


Note: JFS San Diego employees, Conference Sponsors, Meyerhoff Fellows and those who are entitled to a Senior Resource Connect discount will receive emails from AJFCA Staff with alternate registration instructions.

Book your hotel room and learn more about the Westin San Diego here.

Please contact Megan with questions.

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego, CA May 15-17, 2016

AJFCA is committed to the inclusion of all interested parties in the AJFCA Annual Conference. If you would like to request accommodations to enable you to participate fully in the event please contact AJFCA's Director of Older Adult & Disabilities Services, Liz Woodward, by April 15, 2016 at 410-500-5372.
Annual Conference Awards  
The deadline for the 2016 Annual Conference Awards is Friday, February 12th. Click here to view the guidelines for the categories below.
  • Kovod Award
    • Agency Video
    • Replicable Programming in the area of:
      • Disabilities Services
      • Behavioral Health Services
      • Holocaust Survivor Support Services
  • Joseph S. Kaplan Memorial Scholarship Award
  • Distinguished Service Award
  • Leadership Award