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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

Thu Dec 1, 2022
12:00 pm – 01:00 pm

Virtual Event? Yes

Join us for our virtual AFP Member Orientation lunch and learn on Thursday, December 1st. This event will provide some…

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Recent News Posts

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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Update from Neil McEachern, VP Government Relations

September 06, 2022

Update from Neil McEachern, VP Government Relations

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. BC Budget 2023 Written Submi ...

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Thank You Message From President, Sofia Janmohamed

July 04, 2022

Thank You Message From President, Sofia Janmohamed

Dear AFP Members and Friends, As I conclude my two-year term as President today, I want to share that it has been a true honour to serve the membership and a most humbling opportunity to do so through ...

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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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