The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the professional association of individuals and organizations that generate philanthropic support for a wide variety of charitable institutions. Founded in 1960, AFP advances philanthropy through its 33,000 members in more than 241 chapters throughout the world. AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that have generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s individual and organizational members raise over $115 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America, and millions more around the world.

Discover AFP services and how AFP promotes stewardship, donor trust and ethical fundraising by reading the AFP Fact Sheet.

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AFP Canada

Stimulating a world of generosity and positive social good through fundraising best practices / Favoriser la générosité et le changement social positif dans le monde grâce à des pratiques exemplaires en matière de collecte de fonds.

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AFP Greater Toronto Chapter

The AFP Greater Toronto Chapter is a recognized leader in promoting philanthropy and providing education, training and best practices for those in the fundraising profession. With more than 1200 members, the Greater Toronto Chapter is the largest of the more than 240 AFP chapters throughout the world.

Learn more about how our Chapter is moving forward in the 2019-2023 Chapter Strategic Plan.


AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada

As the philanthropic arm of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada supports many programs and services through its highly successful Annual Fund, especially the Every Member Campaign, and other fundraising vehicles including Major Gifts, Planned Gifts and Endowments.

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