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AFP Calgary & Area Chapter was founded in 1996 and has now nearly 400 active AFP members, who serve as development directors, fundraising consultants, grant writers, volunteer fundraisers, foundation executive and other individuals dedicated to fundraising and philanthropy.

AFP Calgary & Area has regular scheduled lunch meeting featuring local speakers and topic relevant to your every day work.  The chapter also offers education and networking opportunities such as Banff Compass, National Philanthropy Day luncheon, audio conferences and CFRE study groups to help meet the needs of fundraisers at all levels.


Upcoming Events:
January 31, 2018
 Ken Ramsay’s Empowerment Dialogue Lab
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February 13, 2018
AFP Luncheon - Direct Mail
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Jan 17 - Fund Development Manager
The Fund Development Manager will contribute to an overall annual goal of raising 3.6 million dollars. This role will report to the Director, Resource Development and will have a direct report, the Donor Relations Associate. The Fund Development Manager is a person who is a professional and experienced fundraiser, passionate about helping families, results oriented and has a positive nature. The Fund Development Manager will play a key role in developing and implementing Inn from the Cold’s individual and corporate Fundraising strategies. ... more >
Jan 15 - Senior Development Officer
The Senior Development Officer will be dedicated to the advancement of Let’s Talk Science (LTS) and is a professional in the field who understands both philanthropy and sponsorship, strategic and tactical levels of fundraising. You thrive having a pool of prospects and donors you develop and can demonstrate success in major gifts from individuals, corporations and foundations. You possess excellent interpersonal skills, can speak and write persuasively and are motivated by goals. Essential to success in this role will be the ability to engage, cultivate and solicit prospects and match their interests with Let’s Talk Science national and regional funding priorities. ... more >
Jan 3 - Director of Philanthropy
The Director of Philanthropy will lead and inspire, with strategy, vision, passion, and hard work, an agile and skilled fund development team. The primary focus of this role is to elevate the current and marked success of the organization while seeking new and innovative opportunities to engage the philanthropic community. ... more >
Jan 16 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 15, 2018): Using Emotional Appeals, Planned Giving, Prospect Research & More!
(Jan. 15, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 3 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of January 1, 2018): Nonprofit Marketing Nonsense, Board Retreats, Feeling Awkward about Bequests & More!
(Jan. 1, 2018) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Jan 2 - 2018 AFP Canada Board Approved
(Jan. 2, 2018) AFP sends its warm congratulations to the members who were recently approved by the membership to serve on the 2018 AFP Canada Board of Directors. ... more >
Dec 28 - Congress Approves Tax Reform Bills, Likely Leading to Drops in Charitable Giving
(Dec. 20, 2017) Research continues to show the final bill leading to drops of $13 – 20 billion in giving. Here’s a round-up of nonprofit provisions in the bill, as well as a statement from The Charitable Giving Coalition, chaired by AFP. ... more >