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.
May 8-11, 2017
June 14, 2017
Annual General Meeting
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May 11 - Major Gifts Manager
Working in concert with the Chief Development Officer (CDO) and the Development management team, the Major Gifts Manager is responsible for raising funds in support of The Mustard Seed’s programs and capital needs. ... more >
May 25 - CGC: Congress Can Enact a Tax Provision that Would Expand Charitable Giving
WASHINGTON, D.C.— Tomorrow, as the Senate Finance Committee conducts a hearing on Tax Reform with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC) strongly urges committee members and the Secretary to consider a universal charitable deduction that would be available to all taxpayers. ... more >
May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
(May 24, 2017) Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE ,has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada. ... more >
May 24 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 24 - Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature
Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker. ... more >
June 20, 2017 - Using neuroscience to improve your fundraising results
September 5, 2017 - What does your employer want?
October 17, 2017 - The capital campaign
November 6, 2017 - Re-energize and re-invent your fundraising career
December 4, 2017 - Why today's tactics won't work with tomorrows donors