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AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course – October 20 & 21, 2023

Event TitleAFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course - October 20 & 21, 2023
Event Start DateFri Oct 20, 2023
Event Start Time07:45 AM
Event End DateSat Oct 21, 2023
Event End Time05:30 PM
Virtual Event?No
Members Only?No
Event Summary

This reimagined in-person course provides a complete overview of fundraising for individuals with less than 5 years of experience or for those thinking about a career in fundraising. With time built into both days for discussion and networking, it also provides great relationship-building opportunities within the fundraising community.

The course content covers the roles and responsibilities of fundraisers, with emphasis on responsibilities you are likely to encounter at the beginning of your career. The modules are taught in an active learning style and may include case studies and/or projects, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable.

Event Details

Venue: BCIT, Room 400, 555 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC  V6B 3H6

Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st with breaks for coffee and lunch.

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course Modules & Schedule

  • Day 1 Module I: Overview of Fundraising
  • Day 1 Module II: Developing an Integrated Fundraising Program
  • Day 1 Module III: Marketing for Ongoing Success
  • Day 1 Module IV: Building & Sustaining Relationships
  • Day 2 Module V:  Securing the Gift
  • Day 2 Module VI: Volunteers – Partners in Fundraising
  • Day 2 Module VII: Management & Accountability (Part I)
  • Day 2 Module VII: Management & Accountability (Part II)

Fundamentals of Fundraising Course Faculty

Rowena Veylan, CFRE - Founder and Lead Instructor, The New School of Fundraising
Aimee Lindenberger, CFRE - Chief Engagement Officer, REFOCUS
Andrea Wright, MBA - Executive Director, Vancouver Police Foundation
Sofia Janmohamed, MBA, CFRE - Executive Director, Advancement & Alumni Engagement Simon Fraser University
Judy Zhu, MBA, CFRE - Executive Director, Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation
Jennifer Atkinson, CFRE - Acting VP, Philanthropy, Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation
David Mark, CPA, CGA, CFRE - Director, Donor & Information Services, St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation
David Love, CFRE - Consultant, LOVEfundraising

Full participation in the Fundamentals of Fundraising Course is applicable for 16 points in Category 1.B -Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

Course Cost Information

Early Bird (register by 4pm September 28th, 2023)
AFP Member - $395 + GST
Non-Member - $450 + GST

Regular Rate (after 4pm September 28th, 2023)
AFP Member - $450 + GST
Non-Member - $550 + GST

Registration Required?Yes - $
Registration End DateThu Oct 19, 2023
Early Bird Price End DateThu Sep 28, 2023
Member Price Early Bird395
Non Member Price Early Bird450
Member Price Regular450
Non Member Price Regular550

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