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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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Sep 24 - Director of Fund Development and Communications
This senior leadership role is responsible for the implementation of a strategic approach to fundraising including major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources. This position is responsible the execution of the annual Fund Development and Communications strategies in support of the achievement of the Agency’s strategic plan. ... more >
Sep 11 - Sponsorship Coordinator
The Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta (KCC) is passionately dedicated to helping young people and their families affected by cancer to survive and thrive in body, mind and spirit. With annual revenues of $5 million, KCC relies on a team of fundraising professionals who are committed to helping the foundation meet its long-term community and financial objectives. We are seeking a dynamic sponsorship / development professional to join our team and help make a difference in the lives of children and families affected by cancer. The Sponsorship Coordinator is a member of the fund development team and enjoys building and maintaining key partnerships in the community. The main responsibilities of this role are the acquisition and management of event sponsorships ($675,000 in revenue in 2014), sponsorship activation and stewardship and supporting the planning and execution of community and signature events. ... more >
Sep 10 - Fund Development Coordinator
The Fund Development Coordinator works under the direction of the Manager, Fund Development. Embedded in the supportive services of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Calgary and working with staff and volunteers in Calgary and surrounding area, the Fund Development Coordinator is tasked with the responsibility for Corporate Stewardship and all fundraising events including our annual signature Heroes & Legends fundraiser, third party events, Gifts in Kind, employee giving, and providing support with the annual communication projects such a the bi-annual Newsletter. ... more >
Sep 10 - Controller
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Board, and the Finance and Audit Committee, the Controller is a key member of the senior management team assisting with the strategic development of the Society in delivering leading-edge animal shelter services. ... more >
Sep 10 - Resource Development Coordinator
Reporting to the General Manager of Resource Development, the Resource Development Coordinator is pivotal in the execution of fundraisers and special events for the Calgary Humane Society. ... more >
Sep 23 - Top Ten (Week of September 22, 2014): Can a New Governance Model Help Your Organization?
(Sept. 22, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including HOW to distribute content on social media, what the latest Census report means for fundraising, super-short fundraising videos, how much to invest in data collection and analysis, and much more! ... more >
Sep 23 - Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program
(Sept. 24, 2014) On Oct. 8, Leah Eustace, ACFRE, chief idea goddess at Good Works, will present a webinar on "Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising." In a preview of her webinar, Leah talks about the unique power of stories and how they affect human psychology. ... more >
Sep 16 - Top Ten (Week of September 15, 2014): Can You Plan on IRA Charitable Rollover?
(Sept. 15, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week's top ten, including making storytelling part of your culture, how to finish the year strong, using bitcoin, collaborations in grant proposals, how to check your current website against best practices and much more! ... more >
Sep 16 - New Partnership to Increase Student Philanthropy, Community Involvement
AFP and the Jefferson Awards Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership between the AFP Youth in Philanthropy program and the Jefferson Awards Foundation’s Students In Action Program. ... more >
November 14, 2014 - event invitation." target="_blank">AFP AB, Calgary & Area Chapter: National Philanthropy Day Luncheon - BMO Centre