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Monthly Events

AFP Calgary & Area offers a wide variety of monthly networking and learning opportunites for both members and non members. AFP Calgary & Area will arrange for a speaker or panel of speakers to speak at each event. The speakers are chosen by those who have something to offer the membership. If you have any suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us at

Chapter events usually take place on the second Wednesday of each month, except for July and August. In a year when Banff Compass is offered, there is no luncheon in the month of May. Type of events range from luncheons, breakfasts and afterwork socials. 

Prices to attend the monthly breakfast or lunch events are as follows:

Members - $45.00 + GST = $47.25

Non Members - $60 + GST = $63.00


Prices to attend the webinars are as follows:

Members - $15 + GST = $15.75

Non Members - $25 + GST = $26.25




Full List of Planned Programs and Webinars for 2017





Jan. 30 - Building a high value major gifts program: the five major hurdles that are holding you back and how to overcome them - Gail Perry 

Feb. 7 - Following the path to donor nirvana: the six realizations approach - Tom Ahern

Mar. 20 - Powerful events where philanthropy thrives: how to engage new donors with four vital audience development strategies - Kathy Kingston

Apr. 4 - High touch philanthropy: how you can raise more with concierge service to donors - Beth Ann Locke

Apr. 26 - Investing in major gift fundraising: make it a priority - Kay Sprinkle Grace

June. 20 - Using neuroscience to improve your fundraising results - Simone Joyaux, ACFRE

Sept. 5 - What does your employer want? Aligning the boss's expectations with the realities of fundraising - Nancy Racette

Oct. 17 - The Capital Campaign: How to prepare for the 59th minute in your busiest hour - Vivian Smith

Nov. 6 - Re-energize and re-event your fundraising career - Laura Fredricks

Dec. 4 - Why today's tactics won't work with tomorrows donors - Laura MacDonald