AFP Foundation Receives Grant to Continue Fellowship Program

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December 12, 2017 The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is pleased to announce it has received a grant of $96,160 from the Minister of Canadian Heritage under its Multiculturalism Program to expand the Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy Program across Canada in 2018. The Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy is a one-year program targeting… Read more »

AFP Congress Webcast: The Disrupters’ Panel

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Through the generousity of the AFP Foundation of Philanthropy – Canada and Vitreo, this AFP Congress session can be presented here. Listen to AFP Congress 2017 Session, R-04: The Disrupters’ Panel – Breaking Barriers, Smashing Ceilings and Changing Minds through Effective Leadership with Sharon Avery, Peter Dinsdale, Sandra Hawken, Caroline Riseboro, and Jill Zelmanovits. Special thanks… Read more »

Toronto Fundraiser Jim Allen, ACFRE Wins International Award for Service to the Profession

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(Arlington, VA) The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has bestowed the Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership to AFP, the association’s highest volunteer and leadership recognition, to James (Jim) Allen of Toronto, Ontario. Allen, currently philanthropy officer for The Living City Foundation, has been in fundraising since 1970 and has been a member of AFP… Read more »

AFP Congress Speaker Selfies!

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AFP Congress is less than two weeks away! Get pumped and watch your Congress speakers talk about their sessions on their #SpeakerSelfie. Haven’t registered for AFP Congress yet? Don’t delay and sign up today – one-day passes are now available. We hope to see you soon!              

Chamberlain Scholarship Applications Now Open!

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Each year, the AFP International Conference on Fundraising brings together nearly 3,000 fundraising professionals from around the globe. These professionals come to attend educational workshops, discuss emerging issues, explore the latest technology, and exchange ideas about ethical fundraising, nonprofit management, and volunteerism. The International Conference focuses on a broad range of topics on philanthropy and… Read more »

Part One: Small Shop Sponsorship – The Three-Headed Hydra

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This two-part blog post series goes out to my warrior-friends in the non-profits and charities who identify as “small shops”. These organizations are typically under $500,000 in yearly revenue, and cringe at the thought of taking on additional tasks that will stretch their already scarce resources. Well, I’m here to help you succeed in obtaining… Read more »