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Welcome to the Calgary & Area Chapter

AFP Calgary & Area Chapter was founded in 1996 and has now nearly 400 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executive and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

AFP Calgary & Area has regular scheduled lunch meeting featuring local speakers and topic relevant to your every day work.  The chapter also offers education and networking opportunities such as Banff Compass, National Philanthropy Day luncheon, audio conferences and CFRE study groups to help meet the needs of fundraisers at all levels.



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March 24-25, 2017

Fundamentals of Fundraising 

May 8 - 11, 2017

Banff Compass - Register Now!


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Feb 15 - Development Officer
Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer, this role is responsible for the development of individual, corporate and foundation partnerships and generating revenue in support of the Centre’s strategic goals. The Development Officer is a high energy, donor centric professional who will work within the broad strokes of a current development plan to support CCC’s growth strategy and two major campaigns. This will involve continuing partnerships with committed individual, corporate and foundation donors as well as developing new relationships within the Calgary area. To be successful in this role, working and contributing in a team environment is critical. ... more >
Feb 15 - Director of Advancement
Reporting to the Head of School, the Director of Advancement is a key member of St. George’s Senior Leadership Team and will serve on the Advancement Committee of the School’s Board of Governors. ... more >
Feb 9 - Fund Development Manager
This position is based at the Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA. Flexibility in scheduling is required as occasional weekend and evening hours, along with some travel, will be required. The Fund Development Manager will plan and coordinator annual Strong Kids Campaign, working in partnership with staff and volunteers, coordinate and manage Fund Development webpage(s) and online giving platform, research and submit grant applications for renewal and/or new funding and more. ... more >
Feb 15 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >
Feb 14 - Comments on the CRA's Guidelines on Political Activities of Charities
AFP is advocating for Canadian charities to help demystify the Canada Revenue Agency's position on "Political Activities of Charities." Read this excerpt from AFP’s recommendations recently submitted to the CRA for discussion and consideration. ... more >
Feb 14 - UPDATE: Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program
After three years of successful programming, AFP's Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy has become a vital contributor to an increased understanding of diversity in the nonprofit sector. Find out how you can get involved to ensure the continuation and growth of this important program! ... more >
Feb 14 - Three Ways to Supercharge Your Grant Proposal
(Feb. 14, 2017) When it comes to successful grant writing, "the devil is in the detail," says Melissa Manzone. Read on for three practical ways to write better proposals and increase the odds of winning your next grant. ... more >