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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.


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

AFP Member Orientation

Wed Jul 6, 2022
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

Virtual Event? Yes

Content of the Lunch and Learn includes:

  • AFP Member Benefit 101
  • Learn about what your membership offers…

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National Philanthropy Day 2022

Fri Nov 25, 2022
11:00 am – 02:00 pm

Join us for the 25th annual Greater Vancouver National Philanthropy Day presented by RBC!  Celebrate National Philanthropy Day in Greater Vancouver with…

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Recent News Posts

Meet Jessica Ngan, Young Professionals Lead

April 28, 2022

Meet Jessica Ngan, Young Professionals Lead

Jessica Ngan Development Officer of Leadership Giving, Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation Young Professionals Lead, Professional Development Committee Like many of my peers, I did not grow up thinkin ...

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Meet Michelle, Partnerships Committee Co-Chair

April 27, 2022

Meet Michelle, Partnerships Committee Co-Chair

Michelle Sewell Fund Development Manager, PHS Community Services Society Co-Chair, Partnerships Committee I never knew I wanted to be a fundraiser until I became one.  My path started out with hopes ...

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Meet Our Volunteers!

April 17, 2022

Meet Our Volunteers!

Lucy Isham-Turner, CFRE Director of Development, Family Services of the North Shore Committee Chair, NPD & GHA Committee VP of Partnerships, AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter Board My first foray into ...

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Have Your Say - AFP Greater Vancouver Strategic Planning Survey

April 05, 2022

Have Your Say - AFP Greater Vancouver Strategic Planning Survey

As a valued supporter of the AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter, we invite you to share your feedback on the Chapter’s activities and opportunities, as we enter strategic planning for 2022-2025. Your tho ...

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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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