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AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter

Supporting Greater Vancouver’s Fundraising Professionals

AFP is a global association of 31,000+ professionals working to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

AFP’s Greater Vancouver Chapter supports the AFP’s mission and our membership through education, training, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy.

AFP is the world’s leading organization for fundraising professionals – for professional development, networking, education, mentoring, research, credentialing, and advocacy. Each chapter adheres to the values, accountability, and ethics of our global organization.

Vision

AFP will be the recognized leader in the promotion of philanthropy by empowering fundraisers to serve humankind throughout the world.

Discover the Benefits & Rewards of an AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter Membership

In addition to receiving AFP Global resources and opportunities, Greater Vancouver Chapter members enjoy a connection to a local network of hundreds of colleagues, exclusive or discount access to exceptional professional development opportunities, and much more. Join us!

Discounts on Educational Seminars

Mentorship Program

Cutting-Edge Fundraising Webinars

Conference Discounts

CFRE Study Groups

Scholarship Opportunities

Job Alerts

Volunteer Opportunities

AFP Scholarships

We are excited to announce that applications are officially open for this year’s intake of AFP’s Scholarships! It has been a tough two years of unprecedented challenges, so there is no better time to take advantage of professional development opportunities available only to AFP members.

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IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Access)

AFP has an opportunity – and a responsibility – to not only invest in the areas of equity and access, but also to be leading the charge for ALL fundraisers, to ensure AFP and the sector stay relevant not only to fundraisers, but to donors as well.

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New AFP Greater Vancouver Website

The AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter is excited to launch a new website to better serve our members!

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“As a pebble thrown into a lake creates ripples, so AFP touches lives and affects philanthropy in countless, unknown ways.”

– William Simms, AFP Co-founder

Upcoming Events

Art of the Ask

Thu Feb 16, 2023
07:00 am – 09:00 am

Join us for our first in-person breakfast workshop since COVID-19! The popular “Art of the Ask” interactive workshop is back by popular demand. Expert fundraisers from a broad array of organizations will lead their tables through ask scenarios to help guide your “ask” approach and build up your confidence through different ask scenarios.

Your morning will include a delicious continental breakfast and the opportunity to network with fundraisers and other professionals from the charitable sector.

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New year - new Mingler!

Thu Feb 23, 2023
05:00 pm – 07:00 pm

Join us for our first mingler of the new year as we join forces with the Mentorship Committee to launch their mentorship program!  This is always a fun event.

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Recent News Posts

New Year - New Mingler!

January 13, 2023

New Year - New Mingler!

Save the date! We will be joining forces with the Mentorship Committee to launch their new mentor/mentee program at our first mingler of the year.  This is always a fun event and registration is free ...

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Government Relations Committee Update

December 06, 2022

Government Relations Committee Update

Dear AFP Greater Vancouver Members, Your Government Relations committee is pleased to share with you an update about recent advocacy work on behalf of the membership base. Federal advocacy update: Acr ...

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AFP National Philanthropy Day Volunteer Opportunities!

October 14, 2022

AFP National Philanthropy Day Volunteer Opportunities!

  AFP National Philanthropy Day Volunteer Opportunities  Name of Organization: Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Vancouver Name of Event: National Philanthropy Day  Location: JW Marr ...

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Upcoming Networking Events

October 12, 2022

Upcoming Networking Events

We are excited to have minglers back!  Please join us October 26 from 5 – 7pm at the White Spot – 405 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver – for our networking event.  Meet fellow industry p ...

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Become a CFRE

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation is a voluntary credential that is recognized worldwide, signifying a confident, ethical fundraising professional. It is how today’s fundraiser shows accountability, service, and commitment to making a difference for good. The CFRE credential is vital to a fundraiser’s professional growth and sets the standard for ethical practice in the sector.

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