Scholarship Applications Are Open

ONLY ONE MONTH LEFT TO APPLY!  

 
Were you hoping to travel to the 2017 AFP International Conference in San Francisco (April 30 - May 2, 2017), but could use some help getting to the city by the bay? Apply for the Chamberlin Scholarship and John Saunders Scholarship! These scholarships are open to AFP VI members who have yet to attend an AFP International Conference.
 
AFP VI also has a scholarship available for the Fundamentals of Fundraising Course taking place next spring, as well as Professional Development Scholarships to fund the educational opportunities that you feel will benefit you the most.
 
We have a brand new opportunity for fundraisers who are new to the profession! Recipients of the Young Professional Membership Scholarships receive a free year-long membership. One scholarship will be for a fundraiser located in Greater Victoria and another for the Mid to North Island. If you know someone who would benefit from being an AFP VI member, please encourage them to apply!
 
Please send your completed scholarship or membership scholarship application form to Caitlin Pierce, Scholarships Chair, at  cpierce@uvic.caThe deadline is September 23, 2016.

 




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Upcoming Events
September 12 - Panel Discussion - Giving Tuesday 

Monday, September 12
12:00p.m.- 1:00p.m. 
Victoria Foundation    

Stay tuned, more information to come!    
 
 
 
October 22-23 - CFRE Review Course

 
Saturday,Sunday October 22, 23  8:30a.m. to 5:15p.m. (both days)
University of Victoria 
Ian Stewart Building - Room 268
3964 Finnerty Road


The course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is a two-day, intensive program the purpose of which is to provide an overview of skills techniques, and program components base on fundraising experience at the three-year level.

                                                Please Note: Registration closes September 16 

 
Job Postings  
  
Alumni Annual Giving Officer - University of Victoria

The University of Victoria is one of Victoria's largest employers and one of Canada's best diversity employers. Together we are more than 5,000 dedicated faculty, librarians and staff supporting the University of Victoria's diverse academic programs, world-class research and commitment to civic engagement.

For more information about this opportunity, click here!



Resources for Members   


Consultants Directory
 
Looking for a consultant or service to improve your fundraising bottom line? The AFP Vancouver Island Consultants Directory contains listings of consultants and organizations that provide products and services to the fundraising and non-profit community.
 
Browse the directory here.

AFP Ready Reference Series

These super handy PDF booklets are available to all our members when you log into the main site - they are all available now for a FREE download instead of purchasing, a total savings of $108!

Booklet Topics include: Developing Fundraising Policies and Procedures, Getting Ready for a Capital Campaign, Bringing a Development Director on Board and many more!

Click here to download.

Online Webinars

Did you know that AFP Vancouver Island offers a library of online webinars available to our members to view free, from their own computers at any time?  Have a look at our current list of webinars. More webinars will be added to our library over the next few months.

AFP VI Library

Did you know that we have a number of fundraising books available to take out through the Camosun College Library?  Over the years, AFP Vancouver Island has purchased a number of books and made them available to our members. 

AFP would like to thank the Camosun College Library for their wonderful work at organizing these books and systems for us!
 
Click here to see the titles available and the process for borrowing.

 



Association of Fundraising Professionals
Vancouver Island Chapter

AFP Vancouver Island Chapter, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

 

The core activities through which AFP fulfills this mission include networking, educating, training, mentoring, and celebrating an attitude of giving.

 

Become a member today!