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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 Submission Earlier this summer, we submitted a written submission to the Select Standing Committee of Finance and Government Services to provide input on Budget …

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 a pandemic. I look forward to continuing to serve you as Immediate Past President for my final term. …

2022 Annual General Meeting Report Highlights

By Sofia Janmohamed It is my sincere honour and privilege to share with you, our membership, volunteers, and special guests, my second, and final President’s Report for the Greater Vancouver Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. While 2020 was a unique year filled with many challenges and unknowns, 2021 provided a year of reflection …

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 thinking I would become a fundraiser. In fact, I did not even know that fundraising was a viable career path. As a young one, I got involved with …

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 of becoming a famous radio host in Vancouver (seriously), but while pursuing my then dream job, I somehow stumbled into a fundraising career and …

Meet Our Volunteers!

Lucy Isham-Turner, CFRE Director of Development Family Services of the North Shore Committee Chair, NPD & GHA Committee VP of Community Engagement, AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter Board My first foray into fundraising was a jumble sale (yard sale) I organized when I was 10, I raised a whopping £25 equivalent to ~$45 and sent it …

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 thoughts, ideas, and opinions really to matter to us. The data and insights from this survey will be used to inform the Chapter’s strategic …

Recent Advocacy Work Completed by Your Government Relations Committee

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. Provincial Budget 2022 The Provincial Government recently announced Budget 2022 in late February, with a continuing commitment to helping British Columbians deal with the ongoing effects of the …

Meet a Few of Our Chapter Volunteers

The AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter relies on volunteer committees to develop and manage programs that provide value to its membership, including Professional Development, Accreditation, National Philanthropy Day, Mentorship and Scholarship and more.  Interested in joining an AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter committee? Ellyn Schriber Growth & Development Officer, Delta Sport Development Centre- Delta Gymnastics Society Volunteer …

From the President: Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to the AFP Greater Vancouver Chapter’s new website! Some key highlights I want to share: In order to promote gender and racial pay equity, we will continue to require that a salary range be included for all job posting on the AFP Greater Vancouver website, using a new salary range selection. Research shows that …

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