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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.

2017 Generosity of Spirit Nomination Package

Upcoming Events:

April 26, 2017
Investing in Major Gift Fundraising (Webinar)

May 8-11, 2017
Banff Compass 



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Apr 25 - Executive Director, Foundation Operations
Reporting to the EVP Foundation and contributing as a member of the Foundation’s senior leadership team, the Executive Director, Foundation Operations will apply demonstrated leadership experience and charitable sector knowledge to help STARS Foundation achieve its goals. ... more >
Apr 6 - Manager Fund Development
Manager of Fund Development - a full-time position available for a fund development professional who is an accomplished and passionate leader. ... more >
Apr 26 - Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation Named Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation
Nationwide and the Nationwide Foundation Named Outstanding Philanthropic Corporation ... more >
Apr 24 - Earth Day and Environmental Fundraising
With Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, AFP is looking at the state of environment fundraising and advocacy. Part I here looks at American organizations, and Part II will look at environmental organizations around the world. ... more >
Apr 19 - Donors 3.0 — “Show Me The … Diversity?”
(Apr. 19, 2017) Being an inclusive organization is another measure to include in your donor stewardship report. Zaina-Sophie Salibi argues for a pro-active approach to becoming savvy in both the theory and practice of diversity and inclusion. ... more >
Apr 19 - AFP Banff Compass 2017, May 8-11
This year's theme for AFP Banff Compass is "Inspiring Your Future; Leading Through Transition." It's an intimate, affordable conference in a must-visit location. Read on for more information! ... more >
Apr 19 - It’s a Small World: Customizing Fundraising Strategies for Global Audiences
Over the past five years, Kiwanis Children’s Fund, Lions Clubs International, and Rotary International combined have raised more than a billion dollars in nearly 30 currencies from donors in over 200 countries. So, together they have more than a few good ideas for customizing fundraising strategy to appeal to diverse domestic and international audiences. ... more >