Canadian Member News
Tribute to Tony Elischer
Steve Thomas, CFRE, gives tribute to UK fundraiser, Tony Elischer, who made many contributions to further develop the profession of fundraising in Canada.
Call for Participants: Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program
Year two of the Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program is accepting applications! Read on to find out how to get involved.
GR TOOL KIT: New Governments, New Resources, New Opportunities!
A refresh of the AFP Canada government relations toolkit walks you through the process of initiating government relations on behalf of your charity and/or the issue it represents.
Call for Nominations: AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada, Board of Directors
Don't miss out on this opportunity to be a part of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada. Deadline for nominations is March 31.
WEBINAR: What Canadian Donors Want
Sign up now! A complimentary webinar on the latest findings from the "What Canadian Donors Want" research is scheduled for March 8, 2016.
AFP's Canadian National Scholarship Program—Apply Now!
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada offers Canadian fundraising professionals working for charitable and nonprofit organizations the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising. Financial scholarships, up to a maximum of $1000, are being offered to cover registration and travel costs for educational programs at the local, national and/or international level. Click to find out more and apply.
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A Shifting Sector: Emerging Trends for Canada's Nonprofits in 2016
2015 Fall Economic Climate Survey
Lessons from Goodwill Industries
Charity Wars: The Sector Awakens
New Legislative Proposals for Trusts
A Debate About Philanthrocapitalism
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AFP Central—AFP Programs, News and Services You Need to Know
Next AFP International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) Course Starting April 2016
The world's top fundraising researchers have created the most dynamic professional qualification in fundraising. The International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF), taught by Adrian Sargeant, Jen Shang and Simone Joyaux, is a masters-level qualification designed to help you create an institutional environment in which fundraising can flourish. Registration is now open. Click here for more information, or contact Rhonda Starr at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 519-8471.
Registration for 2016 Webinars Is Open!
The new slate of AFP Webinars for 2016 has been released, featuring many exciting new changes! We have lowered prices and made our presentations shorter (one hour in length), while maintaining the same level of elite knowledge from fundraising’s top minds. Plus, we're also including new pricing for bundles of 10 webinars—as well as a special price for all 25 webinars in 2016—that include both live and downloadable versions of the presentations! To check out the 2016 schedule of webinars and to register today, click here.
Raise More Money For Your Cause!
Based on expert advice and insights from a variety of respected industry experts, Nonprofit Fundraising 101 is an essential text for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, activists, and social entrepreneurs who want to leverage best practices to promote their cause. Built upon the success of the best-selling Nonprofit Management 101, this easy-to-digest book provides practical, comprehensive guidance for nonprofit fundraising around the globe. With tips and tools, expert advice, and real-world insights from almost fifty industry leaders, this robust resource addresses the entire spectrum of fundraising. The book is out now—get your copy today!
Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 53rd International Fundraising Conference, March 20-22, 2016, in Boston, Mass.
Register Today for the 4th Annual Development and Finance Symposium
Returning to Rice University in Texas on June 7-8, 2016, the Development and Finance Symposium is designed to explore the dynamics of having these two offices collaborate, resulting in better-informed business decisions for their organizations. Senior advancement officers and chief financial officers will share their experiences and strategies for effective management, providing insight into how you can
A New AFP Website Experience Is Coming in 2016!
It's all-systems-go for the long-awaited revitalization of the AFP website. The AFP Strategic Communications team has posted a new landing page at afpnet.org announcing the launch of an anticipated 12-month (phase one) project. This landing page also carries a call for volunteers to sit in advisory capacities on review committees for content, online communities, web policy, technology and user experience. To keep AFP audiences informed of project progress, the page features a timeline mapping out benchmarks. Members and friends can also opt-in to project updates that will be delivered monthly to their inboxes.