Call for Volunteers – 2018-2019 Professional Development & Educational Programming

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Do you want to contribute to the AFP’s amazing educational programming? Driving the planning and organization of this programming are a team of dedicated volunteers, supported by the AFP Staff. As we enter into the Fall of 2018, we are actively recruiting volunteers to join all areas of the AFP Professional Development Portfolio. Creating a vital,… Read more »

Imagine Canada Sees “Golden Opportunity” as Ontario Superior Court Declares Political Activities Restrictions on Charities Unconstitutional

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Originally published on Imagine Canada Imagine Canada, the national umbrella for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector, has reacted to yesterday’s Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruling in the case Canada Without Poverty v. AG Canada. In his ruling, Justice Morgan declared the sections of the Income Tax Act that restrict registered charities’ political activities to be unconstitutional. The ruling also… Read more »

Early Bird Registration Now Open for Congress 2018

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by Teresa Cheng, CFRE and Congress 2018 Marketing Committee Chair Join us in diSrupTing philanthropy Nov. 19-21!   Changes are brewing! The theme for this year’s AFP Toronto Congress is DISRUPT Philanthropy. Whether you realize it or not, disruption has been happening in various industries for years.   When was the last time you called… Read more »

Women’s College Hospital Foundation welcomes Jennifer Bernard as new president and CEO

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July 16, 2018 – Women’s College Hospital Foundation is pleased to announce that Jennifer Bernard will be the next President and CEO of Women’s College Hospital Foundation, commencing August 1, 2018. “Jennifer is a highly accomplished and engaging leader with a passion for what she does and a strong personal alignment with our mission,” says… Read more »

A Million Faces: The New Digital Issue of Advancing Philanthropy is Now Available!

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AP QuickLinks Read the New Issue Search Past Digital Issues Go Green, Go Digital! Update Your AP Profile to Receive Digital Only Update AP Profile to Get Hardcopy Version Think back: 2017 was a story of natural disasters of epic proportion. Wildfires blazed across California and broad stretches of the West. Hurricanes Maria, Irma, and… Read more »

Developing Your Nonprofit Narrative

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Going Beyond the One-Story-Fits-All Approach By Mo Waja   Storytelling to drive “giving” or donations can feel a little repetitive. A common example is the classic profile piece featuring someone whom the nonprofit has impacted. This is the written, video, or audio piece that introduces an individual, describes a barrier, and then states how the… Read more »

Continuing to push the limits with the AFP Speaker Discovery Series!

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By Yunis Kariuki   Now in its third edition, the Speaker Discovery Series (SDS) is becoming AFP Toronto’s premiere event showcasing the most promising upcoming speakers in the fundraising profession. Speakers come prepared to tell their personal stories in 8-minute speeches with no slide deck or props, and what transpires are powerful, emotional and dynamic… Read more »

2018 AFP Greater Toronto Chapter Outstanding New Fundraising Professional Award Recipient – Nayeon Kim

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  The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Toronto Chapter is pleased to announce Nayeon Kim as the recipient of this year’s Outstanding New Fundraising Professional Award. Nayeon is currently the Manager, Corporate Donor Relations at United Way Greater Toronto where she lends her expertise in corporate partnerships, individual giving and special events programs. Since… Read more »

Call for Nominations – 2018 Philanthropy Awards

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We are fortunate to work with outstanding volunteer leaders, donors, organizations, corporations and professionals in advancing the important work of charities each day. Every year, at our Philanthropy Awards presentations, we honour and celebrate the incredible contributions of time, leadership and financial support made by organizations and individuals who inspire generosity and giving. The 2018… Read more »