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AFP's Canadian office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and supports over 2,700 Canadian members and 16 Canadian chapters.
Canadian Public Policy Issues
As the largest association of philanthropic fundraisers, AFP knows the profession like no one else. AFP's objectives include informing the public about the fundraising profession, and protecting the best interests of fundraising whenever related laws and regulations are developed.
AFP, The Globe and Mail to Publish "A Need to Give" Special Report
(Jan. 12, 2010) AFP is partnering with Canadian newspaper The Globe and Mail through a special June 4, 2010 philanthropy supplement titled "A Need to Give." Members are encouraged to advertize in this widely read report to reach a large cross-section of donors and constituents. Special advertizing discounts are available.
NPD Canadian Globe and Mail Supplement Set for Nov. 13
(Aug. 18, 2009) AFP will again be partnering with the Canada’s most-read national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, to produce a special supplement on philanthropy and fundraising on Nov. 13.
AFP Canadian Council and Canada Foundation Officers Named
(Nov. 10, 2008) Based on member nominations, the 2009 slate of officers for the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada and the AFP Canadian Council has been approved.
Canada Giving Grew as Donor Numbers Again Decreased
(Nov. 10, 2008) Canadian giving increased just slightly in 2007 while the total number of donors continued its downward trend.
Canadian AFP Members Asked for Feedback to Create First Fundraising Graduate Degree
(Nov. 10, 2008) Interested in philanthropy and development education? Ever wish you could tailor an academic program to meet the needs you see for our sector? Now is your chance!
Canadians Trust Charities But Want More Transparency
(Nov. 10, 2008) While a majority of Canadians say they have “a lot” or “some” trust in charities, a big complaint remains: they aren’t able to follow the money.
Urge Your Lawmakers to Oppose Fees on Registered Charities
(Nov. 10, 2008) AFP members in Canada are asked to write to their Members of Parliament, Senators and Cabinet and press Cabinet to vary or rescind the CRTC decision to impose additional regulatory burdens and fees on registered charities under its proposed telemarketing rules.
Globe and Mail to Publish Special Philanthropy Section on National Philanthropy Day
(Sept. 8, 2008) AFP is partnering again with The Globe and Mail on a special section on philanthropy and fundraising that will be published on Nov. 15, National Philanthropy Day.
Gifts of Securities Have Significant Effect on Canadian Charities
(July 9, 2008) The number and total value of donations of securities increased significantly from 2005 to 2006 after the Canadian government removed the capital gains tax on such contributions, according to research by Imagine Canada.
Market Volatility Calls for Long-Term Approach to Donating Securities
(May 19, 2008) Donors waiting for just the right time to donate their stocks to charity will be waiting a long time and instead should focus on a longer-term “investor” approach to giving, according to a recent press release from TD Waterhouse.
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