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Get Up Close and Personal with Your Donors -Tracey Bailey Webcast Still Available!

March 19, 2013

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada was pleased to sponsor the live streaming recording of a workshop session during the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter Congress on November 20, 2012. Click here to hear the presentation by Tracy Bailey, CFRE, “Up Close and Personal – Write and Converse More Authentically with Donors”. This workshop focuses on personal correspondence and telephone skills, exploring how a fundraiser can nourish the donor’s experience of an organization’s promises through speech and writing.

“I just wanted to say a very big thank you and let you know that this webcast was fabulous! Tracey Bailey is an excellent speaker and I hope there will be more free webcasts like this to come. Again, many thanks for today’s webcast.”  - Donna Robinson, Development Officer 

About the presenter

Tracey Bailey is president and CEO of the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.  She is both a fundraiser and communicator, writing professionally for 31 years and raising funds for 26 of those years. As a communications specialist, Tracey has experience in public, government and community relations, marketing, sponsorship and fundraising communications and print and television journalism.

Tracey rejoined Holland Bloorview in March 2010 and was appointed President & CEO in May 2012. Previously she was the Foundation’s Defy Disability Campaign Director from 2002-2005 and a client of the organization since 1978. In the last decade, Tracey has directed eight capital campaigns with goals ranging from $3M to $500M, and has worked in every development function in most non-profit sectors.

About the AFP Canadian Foundation

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada was created in 1998 to help fulfill the mission of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), through education, advocacy and training in Canada. Specifically the Foundation works to:

  • Ensure the advancement of philanthropy by supporting AFP's mission and goals in Canada.
  • Seek, receive and expend philanthropic funds on AFP's behalf.
  • Engage in related activities required to fulfill its purposes and mission.

To learn more about the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, call 416-941-9144, or email

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