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    Fundraising Day 2020 Speaker Proposals Now Open!

    For the second year in a row, we’re reaching out to the wider AFP community inviting proposals to make up a diverse and engaging 2020 Fundraising Day education program.

    Fundraising Day provides a unique one-day opportunity to network with the sectors most sought-after professionals and to learn from Canada’s top educators about the unique challenges and opportunities within the realm of fundraising and development.

    In 2020, Fundraising Day will focus on the digital future of fundraisingWe’re looking forward to where digital is leading and disrupting our practice and what this means for the sector. How does digital fit into your current fundraising practices? How is it changing your approach? What trends within the realm of digital are making the biggest philanthropic impact? And most importantly, where are we headed next? We’ll be exploring these questions and more at Fundraising Day on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.

    Share your knowledge, passion, ideas and expertise with your fellow fundraisers – submit a proposal by Friday, December 6, 2019

    We are always looking for ways to improve upon our speaker selection process and as such, will be ensuring that all submissions are reviewed by a committee of peers based on a systemic evaluation rubric. In order to encourage complete and high-quality submissions, all submissions must include detailed session descriptions, speaker bios and headshots (this requires you to sign-in to Google to complete the form in order to upload your materials).


    First time applying? Review our first-time speaker proposal guide here.

    Please carefully review the application instructions – applications submitted in any other way or after the deadline will not be accepted. Please note that Fundraising Day does not offer any travel stipends for out-of-town speakers.




    Event Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2020
    Event Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre – 255 Front St. W., Toronto (map)

    Proposal Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019


    For more information or questions about the conference, proposals or selection process, please contact myself or

    I thank you in advance for applying and look forward to exploring fundraising through a digital lens with you all in 2020!


    Aaron Sanderson, MA, FAHP, ACFRE

    Chair, AFP Toronto Fundraising Day 2020
    Vice President, Philanthropy
    Plan International Canada