What Canadian Donors Are Thinking in 2018

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By Penelope Burk originally posted on Burk’s Blog. Ah…my annual indulgence that I eagerly share with you. Please enjoy this selection of comments from donors who have already taken part in the 2018 Burk Donor Survey. Included are a number of comments about giving during natural disasters, which is one of our survey’s special themes this… Read more »

2018 New Fundraising Professional Award – Call for Nominations

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The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter is now accepting nominations for the 2018 New Fundraising Professional Award. Established in 2001, this award recognizes fundraisers who are making an outstanding contribution to the profession early on in their careers. We are inviting submissions to nominate chapter members with 2 to 5 years of full-time fundraising experience. Candidates… Read more »

AFP Member Robert Pierre Tomas passes away

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It is with heavy heart that we must inform you that one of our members, Robert Pierre Tomas, has passed away. Robert Pierre Tomas born June 8, 1965 in Chestahova,Poland, died tragically by drowning in Turks and Caicos April 1st, 2018. Robert was one of a kind: handsome, brilliant, funny, multilingual, generous and creative. His love… Read more »

“Rebels, Renegades, and Pioneers”: 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 Dear Readers: Welcome to the NEW Advancing Philanthropy! It’s time for change! These words apply to articles such as the cover story “Rebels, Renegades, and Pioneers”… Read more »

Fundraising Day 2018

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Join us as we dive deeper into the fundraising topics that matter to you! Fundraising Day has long stood as the best one-day educational conference for our profession. It is a place where fundraisers at all levels can come together to learn, network and soak up equal parts of inspiration and aspiration. This year, Fundraising… Read more »

The stories continue at AFP Toronto’s Speaker Discovery Series!

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The night featured seven new storytellers and had an unprecedented turnout (over one-hundred listeners!) I had the good fortune of joining this project on the ground floor. My president at Stephen Thomas Ltd, Paula Attfield, introduced me to this brand-new committee and provided my credentials for working at various nonprofit mixers and conferences in the… Read more »