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.
(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.
What Canadian Donors Want: Information, Impact and to Help Those in Need
(Feb. 3, 2014) The 2013 What Canadian Donors Want Survey of more than 1,000 donors across Canada, found that more Canadians than ever are knowledgeable about charities and researching before they give, but many are not sure about the impact their gifts are having. For a full breakdown of the survey, including six fact sheets on the various aspects of the survey in both English and French, click here.
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Announces 2014 Officers
(Feb. 3, 2014) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada has announced its roster of 2014 officers and directors under the leadership of Chair Scott Decksheimer, CFRE.
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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Free AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada and Mackenzie Investments Webinar Recordings Available!
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada and Mackenzie Investments is proud to offer the following complimentary webinar recordings:
- Save the Date (11/25/14): Free Live Webcast: Friends in High Places—Why Your Success Depends on Government Relations
- Spam Law - Recent Legislation and its Impact on Canadian Fundraisers and Charities
- Tips, Techniques and Strategies for Speaking to Donors on the Phone!
- What Canadian Donors Want
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"
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:
• Research Grant & Award Application/Submission Request Form
• Research Awards and Grants Criteria and Guide
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!
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada / Ipsos Reid Survey: "What Canadian Donors Want"
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada in conjunction with Ipsos Reid conducted a survey in November 2011 on "What Canadian Donors Want" - read the results!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada: Annual Fund Case for Support
Learn more about the AFP Canadian Foundation's broad range of initiatives that help you and thousands of other fundraising professionals enhance skills and knowledge.
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
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