Call for Nominations – Chapter Board of Directors

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Seeking Sector Leaders – Help Make Us Better The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter’s Committee on Directorship is looking for individuals to join the Chapter’s Board of Directors. We’re looking for members who have a strong commitment to the fundraising profession through service to AFP, other professional associations and the community at large. These attributes, together… Read more »

DiSruptInG Philanthropy – Congress Podcasts

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As part of #AFPCongress2018, we stayed true to our theme of disRupTing philanthropy by disrupting the way we deliver some of our unique, one-of-a-kind Congress content. For the first-time ever in Congress history, we recorded sessions live for a special AFP Congress podcast series that you can listen to on-the-go to gain inspiration & motivation as… Read more »

Get Inspired: 4 Of The Best Charity Marketing Campaigns You Can Learn From

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By Kayleigh Alexandra   Charities have a harder job than most when it comes to their marketing. While most brands offer their customers something in return for their custom, charities have to appeal to their donors’ generosity to see donations — easier said than done. Charities need to up their game to see results. As… Read more »

The January 2019 Issue of Advancing Philanthropy is Now Available!

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Happy 2019! And welcome to a new year of Advancing Philanthropy reporting that documents our strong belief in Fundraising…The Impact Profession.   We christened the January 2019 issue “Hard Scrabble” for the specific stories it tells and the difficult challenges our members are tackling across the board. “Unending hard work and struggle”— hard scrabble’s dictionary… Read more »

Congress 2019 – Call for Proposals

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The call for speakers Congress 2019 is officially open! Conference Dates: November 25-27, 2019 Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building – Toronto, ON, Canada Submission Deadline: Friday, January 18, 2019   We think you should submit. We think the fate of the world depends on it. Here’s where you’ll find the website and online application. (Is this your first speaker application? Have… Read more »

Disrupt Philanthropy through Transformational Leadership: Key Learnings from AFP Congress 2018, Part 2 of 2

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By John Paul de Silva – originally published on the Social Focus Consulting blog.   Vanity A La Mode, in front of podium, disrupting philanthropy in all the right ways   In my previous article on AFP Congress 2018, we explored how charities can reverse declining revenues by delighting donors, more specifically, by personalizing communications, running experiential… Read more »

How to Build Your Personal Brand at Conferences

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By Mo Waja   AFP Congress has come and gone but Fundraising Day 2019 seems just around the corner and there are many other conferences on the horizon. Conferences, broadly, are an exciting opportunity to learn and grow through the shared wisdom and thought leadership of speakers, to discover new opportunities through networking, to make… Read more »