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If you are a development professional, fundraising volunteer or thinking about philanthropy as a career choice, AFP Ottawa welcomes you!

Fundraisers operate in a world of urgent needs, changing public opinions, and evolutions in legislation and demographics. AFP Ottawa has the tools that you need to help your community find the joy in giving, to advance your charity’s mission, and to propel your career. Educational and networking opportunities, our Fundraising Day Conference and the Philanthropy Awards are popular draws. The mentorship program for those new to the profession, CFRE study groups for those advancing to the next level and information updates meet the needs of fundraisers at all levels.

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Oct 9 - Directrice générale ou directeur général
La Fondation a pour mission de mobiliser des ressources pour appuyer les étudiantes et les étudiants et le développement de l’Université du Québec en Outaouais (l’UQO) dans les régions de l’Outaouais et des Laurentides. La directrice générale ou le directeur général devra démontrer un leadership mobilisateur en vue de développer des partenariats, gérer des programmes novateurs de collecte de fonds et entretenir des relations durables avec les donateurs, les collaborateurs et les partenaires. ... more >
Oct 2 - Manager, Faculty Development (Engineering) / Gestionnaire, développement facultaire (génie)
The challenge Reporting to the Director, Major Gifts and the Dean, Faculty of Engineering, you will provide strategic direction in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive fundraising plan. You will leverage your knowledge of best practices and current trends in fundraising in order to identify and qualify prospects, craft plans for the cultivation and solicitation of prospects, and ensure the recognition and stewardship of donors. ______________ Le défi Relevant du directeur ou de la directrice, dons majeurs et du doyen, Faculté de génie, vous fournirez une orientation stratégique pour l’élaboration, la coordination, la mise en œuvre et l’évaluation d’un plan de collecte de fonds exhaustif. Vous mettrez à profit votre connaissance des pratiques exemplaires et des tendances actuelles en matière de collecte de fonds afin de repérer des donateurs potentiels, d’élaborer des stratégies de sollicitation et de relation avec les donateurs, et de veiller à la reconnaissance et à la fidélisation de ces derniers. ... more >
Oct 7 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >
Oct 6 - Nine Fundraisers Earn International Advanced Diploma
(Oct. 7, 2015) Nine members of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) are among the first class of graduates to earn the International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF) developed by AFP, the London-based Institute of Fundraising and the Amsterdam-based European Fundraising Institute. ... more >
Oct 6 - Chatting about Social Media Ethics with David Tinker, CFRE, and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE
(Oct. 7, 2015) Engaging with donors online is now a must and more and more social media platforms provide not just access to individuals, but also to a great deal of personal information about them. But as someone once said to a certain web-slinging superhero, “with great power comes great responsibility.” Ahead of their upcoming AFP webinar, we recently chatted with David Tinker, CFRE and Lisa Chmiola, CFRE about how to responsibly and ethically interact with donors and donor information online. Click here to register for their webinar on October 14. ... more >
Oct 5 - NPD Manual
The National Philanthropy Day Manual is designed to help AFP chapters plan for their annual NPD event. ... more >
Oct 5 - New Report: Less Than Half of Donors Give Again to Organizations That They Supported in the Previous Year
(Oct. 1, 2015) While gains in giving out paced losses at charities in 2014, the number of donors fell, with less than half supporting the same organization two years in a row, according to the 2015 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >