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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.

Nomination Packages

Outstanding Fundraising Professional - Due June 13th, 2016

Outstanding New Fundraising Professional - Due June 13th, 2016

*Please note the criteria for this award has changed from 0-5 year to 3-7 years fundraising experience*

Hazel Gillespie Community Investment Leadership Award - Due June 13th, 2016


UPCOMING EVENTS

(For additional information and to register click the links below)

 

May 10, 2016

Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the fast lane in taking your small shop to the next level

May 18, 2016

Calgary Compass

November 15, 2016

National Philanthropy Day Luncheon


       


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Apr 25 - Executive Director
The Executive Director is accountable for the overall management, operation and administration of the Stanton Territorial Hospital Foundation to ensure the organization is successful in achieving its mission. The position provides advice and management support to the Foundation Board and its committees. The Executive Director provides leadership to staff and volunteers. ... more >
Apr 25 - Fundraising & Resource Development Director
The Fundraising & Resource Development Director reports to and collaborates closely with the Executive Director to understand Sonshine’s budget and fundraising targets. The individual is responsible for the development and implementation of short-term and long-term funding strategies with management to enable Sonshine to fulfill its mission. In addition, they are considered to be the subject matter expert in developing and implementing a comprehensive, integrated fund development strategy so that at least two million dollars are raised each year. Their expertise includes reviewing prospect pipelines, program profit/loss ratios, introductions to organizations’ most frequent donors, becoming familiar with the industry, leveraging the database to achieve targets, interviewing lapsed donors, plus more. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Urges Members to Oppose California Bill 2855
(May 4, 2016) Despite changes being made to the bill, AFP continues to oppose California Assembly Bill 2855, and encourages members to contact their state Assembly members. ... more >
May 3 - Full Speed Ahead! Lessons from the Fast Lane in Taking Your Small Shop to the Next Level
(May 4, 2016) Amy Wolfe, president and CEO of Agsafe and presenter of our May 10 webinar, talks small-shop fundraising and how to prioritize when faced with many great ideas and limited resources. ... more >
May 3 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 4, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 4, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 3 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >