Our Commitment to Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) principles

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As we head into our 2020-2021 cycle at the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter and continue to adjust to the unprecedented challenges we face as a society and sector, we want to reiterate our commitment to Inclusivity, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA) principles.   Within our Chapter, we know that we must continue to have often uncomfortable conversations… Read more »

Across AFP Globally and Locally within the GTA – Beyond Services: Being the Voice of the Unheard (AFP Global)

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  As part of the AFP family and on behalf of the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter, I want to echo the words and sentiments of Mike Geiger “fundraisers are the voice of those who are not heard. And that point has never been more important than now.” We all represent different organizations and causes but we must… Read more »

Introducing the 2020-2021 Chapter Mentorship Program

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Meighan Bell and Kate Black, CFRE first met as colleagues at Plan International Canada in early 2017 working together to pursue ambitious fundraising revenue targets, supporting and bringing awareness to children’s rights and gender equality worldwide – a cause that both are inherently passionate about. They’ve been members of the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter for… Read more »

Beyond Services: Being the Voice of the Unheard

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Originally published on AFP Global’s President’s Perspective blog.   As we enter another week of fundraising in the COVID-19 era, we again find that the landscape is changing. We continue to adjust to the challenges brought about by the coronavirus and the resulting impact on the economy. Now though, other events have taken center stage:… Read more »

Community Conversations: A podcast collaborative with AFP Toronto & Responsive Fundraising

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  We are proud to collaborate with The Fundraising Talent podcast & Responsive Fundraising to bring you stories of fundraising in the time of COVID-19. In this special 7-episode series, members share their unique experiences with The Fundraising Talent podcast and host, Jason Lewis, about working hard to pivot operations and to secure important funding for front-line… Read more »