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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.


 

Upcoming Events:
 

October 21, 2017
Will Power! Wills & Estate Seminar
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October 27 & 28, 2017
Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
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October 30, 2017
Transformative Talk: Shape the Future
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November 6, 2017
Webinar: Re-Energize and re-event your fundraising career
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November 8, 2017
AFP Philanthropy Awareness Week: Professionals Forum 
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November 15, 2017
National Philanthropy Day Luncheon 
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Oct 17 - Resource Development Manager
The Folk Festival Society of Calgary seeks an enthusiastic, energetic and resourceful team player to be its new Resource Development Manager. The Society is focussed on the presentation of music from contemporary and traditional folk genres, including: the summer Calgary Folk Music Festival, Block Heater, Secret Sounds Society and the concert series at Festival Hall. We are a music-driven, not-for-profit, community-based organization. Considered a Cornerstone Organization in Calgary’s Arts sector, we are fuelled by 12 staff and 1800+ volunteers. This is a permanent full-time position, which requires significant flexibility in work hours prior to and during festival periods. ... more >
Oct 18 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips for the Week (Oct. 18, 2017): Donor Storytelling, Volunteer Retention, Major Gifts, Checkout Donations Programs & More!
(Oct. 18, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Oct 18 - AFP Board Adopts New Approach to Diversity and Inclusion
The AFP International Board approved a series of changes to the association’s diversity and inclusion efforts, including a new focus on access and equity and new resources to support each chapter’s diversity efforts. ... more >
Oct 17 - Comment on the New Tax Reform Plan That Could Reduce Giving by Billions
(Oct. 18, 2017) AFP is calling on U.S. members to provide comments online about the new GOP Tax Reform Framework that could reduce by giving by $13 billion every year. ... more >
Oct 11 - Member Spotlight: Emilio Alonso-Mendoza
AFP talks with Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, long-time fundraiser and nonprofit leader, about becoming a CEO, Hispanics in fundraising and the importance of mentoring. ... more >