National Philanthropy  Day November 15, 2016
Event sold out
We will be recognizing these amazing finalists for their outstanding contributions. 
Full details can be found here.
Generosity of Spirit Award  
Elizabeth (Betty) Kennedy    
Marguerite Rowe
Hopkins Family and Team 4 Hope 
Outstanding Fundraising Volunteer Award
Linda Ryder
 Gerry McQuade
Robin Farrell

Corporate Responsibility Award
 Victoria Times Colonist
MAXIMUS BC Health Inc.

Outstanding Philanthropic Service Club Award
Zonta Club of Victoria Canada
Saanich Baptist Church

Provincial Employees Community Services Fund (PECSF)

Youth in Philanthropy Award ages 5-10
Andrei Marti
 South Park Family School - Division 9

Youth in Philanthropy Award ages 11-18
Central Middle School  
Kaelynn Lindahl
Edward Milne Community School Leadership Class
        Thank you to our Chapter Sponsor

Upcoming Events
November 15, 2016 1:00 - 3:00
  Fundraising Speed Dating 101
This two-hour session will feature your choice of seven round table sessions to attend. You'll select your topic of interest and sit with an area expert and discuss. We'll switch after 20 minutes to allow you to delve into six topics that are most important to your current fundraising plan.
Speakers and Topics include:
  • Major Gifts - Cheryl Hebb CFRE, Director of Fundraising, UVic
  • Sponsorship - Dean Freeman, Branch Manager, and Director, Wealth Management, ScotiaMcLeod
  • Setting Up a Planned Giving Program - Deborah Walker, Manager, Planned Giving and Estate Administration, UVic
  • Board Development - Diane Lloyd, ACC and Founder, Inspired Results Group
  • Events - Leanne Kopp CFRE, Executive Director, Island Prostate Centre
  • Stewardship - Colleen Bronson, Manager of Advancement, Mercy Ships Canada
  • Social Media/Marketing - Tami Tate, President, Triple T Consulting

Upcoming Conferences

Did you know members receive a discount to AFP's annual fundraising conference? Members can save up to $300 on conference registration. Visit for more information.

November 21-23 AFP Congress 2016, Toronto 

Wherever you stand in your organization, this year's Congress promises to provide you the perspective and knowledge you need to lead meaningful transformation for your cause and your career.

AFP Conferences in 2017

AFP Calgary Chapter
Banff Compass will be taking place May 8-11, 2017 at the Banff Centre.

AFP Greater Toronto Chapter
AFP Fundraising Day in Toronto is June 8, 2017

AFP International
AFP International Fundraising Conference is April 30 - May 2, 2017 in San Francisco, CA.

November 2 Coffee Click

Please join us for our November 2nd AFP Morning Tea and Coffee Click.....where people and ideas just 'click'!
The purpose of these meetings is to discuss local fundraising concerns, to network and meet people that will enrich our efforts and energy for fundraising and to bring new and potential Island AFP members together. 
These meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month from 8:00 - 9:00 am.
We meet in the Hillside Centre Food Court (close to the juice bar) 
This months topic: "How to stay sane going into end-of-year campaigns".

Register Now! 

Job Postings  

Communications Manager -  Children's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

  Director of DevelopmentChildren's Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

Alumni Annual Giving Officer -  University of Victoria

Resource Development Officer -  United Way Greater Victoria

Is your organization hiring? Reach out to more than 200 fundraising professionals by advertising your employment opportunity through AFP Vancouver Island. Price: $150 for members and $225 for non-members. Contact Monica Powell at for more information.

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!