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AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada

As the philanthropic arm of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada supports many programs and services through its highly successful Annual Fund, especially the Every Member Campaign, and other fundraising vehicles including Major Gifts, Planned Gifts and Endowments.

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Research Grants Available!
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada in its mandate to support research on philanthropy, fundraising and the fundraising profession in Canada invites submissions for research grants. Grants will be awarded each year with submissions due on Sept 30th. Information on grant selection criteria, research project guidelines and submission contact may be found below:
• AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada Research Awards and Grants: Guide & Form: English | French

What Canadian Donors Want 2018: More Canadians Giving, And in Different Ways, to Charity
Seven in ten Canadians have given to charity over the past year, and almost half of donors are open to different sorts of giving approaches than just the traditional solicitation letter, according to the 2018 What Canadian Donors Want Survey, conducted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada in partnership with Ipsos.


Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy: Impact Report
(May 18, 2016) - Download our Impact Report (English | French) on the first year of the Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy.  See how the program is helping to shape the future of philanthropy by making it strong, sustainable and diverse as we support 35 Fellows in their inclusion and leadership journey.

Chapter Resources
(March 17, 2015) To access various reports and opportunities for your chapter through the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada, please click here.

New Research and Webinar: "The New Regulatory Regime for Social Enterprise in Canada: Potential Impacts on Nonprofit Growth and Sustainability"
(Updated Oct. 1, 2014) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is proud to share the research conducted by Dr. Pauline O’Connor with the Centre for Voluntary Sector Studies at Ryerson University.  She was the first recipient under the Foundation’s Research Committee award.  The research titled, “The New Regulatory Regime for Social Enterprise in Canada: Potential Impacts on Nonprofit Growth and Sustainability” is provided in both its full form as well as an executive summary. Also available is a recent webinar on this research.

AFP Public Awareness Communications Tool Kit
(Feb. 3, 2014) When is the best time to make a call to a government official? What is the role of a Minister of State? How do you gain the respect of a parliamentarian?  Find these answers and more in the new Public Awareness Communications tool kit, now available to all AFP Canada members.
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It’s Not Too Late! Find Your Passion For The Every Member Campaign
(Nov. 6, 2013) Deborah Legrove, chair of AFP Canada’s Every Member Campaign (EMC), wants to spread the word to Canadian AFP chapters about the importance of the EMC to supporting the work of the AFP Foundation of Philanthropy - Canada.  Put simply, the foundation’s mission is to transform Canadian philanthropy. For those of you who are passionate about your job as a fundraiser; passionate about your mission and motivated to give back to the sector – the foundation’s annual Every Member Campaign provides an easy opportunity to help shape the future of philanthropy in this country. Read more.

Inclusive Giving Project
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is pleased to be working with the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration’s Partnership Project Office to host the Diversity to Inclusion in Philanthropy Series project focused on understanding the philanthropic traditions and interests of diverse communities in Ontario.  Find out more about the project.

AFP’s National Scholarship Program
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada and Mackenzie Investments are teaming up to offer Canadian non-profit professionals the opportunity to assist individuals, working on behalf of registered Canadian charitable and non-profit organizations, to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising.

AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Webinar Recording
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada was pleased to sponsor the live streaming recording of a session during the AFP Banff Compass in Calgary on May 28, 2013.  Click here to hear the presentation by William Bartolini, ACFRE, "The Psychology of Giving"

How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you!

AFP Mentoring Tool Kit
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is pleased to share the chapter mentoring tool kit that is available for chapters to use in developing their own mentoring programs.  For Canadian AFP Chapters, there are monies available for your chapter on an annual basis to help with your efforts of mentoring the fundraising profession in the geographic area that you serve.  Please contact the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy at cdnfoundation@afpnet.org for more information.

AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada: Alpha Society, A Sustaining Monthly Giving Program
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers its Alpha Society, a sustaining monthly giving program that provides a convenient and timely way to support philanthropy and the fundraising profession.   

About the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
Visit here to learn about the mission and role of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada.   

Contact the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
Your feedback is an important part of our efforts to serve you and the profession of fundraising. Contact the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada in person, or through this website.   



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