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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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Apr 17 - Director of Advancement
Located in central Ottawa, Ashbury College is a leading, co-educational, independent school, providing educational and life skills development for regional, national, and international students. We are currently seeking a full-time Director of Advancement, responsible for delivering Ashbury College’s advancement strategy, a key element of our new Strategic Plan. Our dynamic Advancement initiatives include gathering the resources to support targeted centers of excellence across academic areas, and establishing a financial assistance plan to help prospective students benefit from and enhance the Ashbury community. ... more >
Apr 14 - Senior Director, Planning & Program Development
Share our passion for helping others and work with talented, dedicated people. Would you like to work with community leaders to improve people’s lives and make a positive impact in our city? Do you share a commitment to making Ottawa a better place in which to live, work and play? In a vibrant, diverse and family-friendly workplace, join us in a common desire to bring people and resources together to build a strong, healthy, safe community for all. ... more >
Apr 14 - Director, Engagement Program Development
Share our passion for helping others and work with talented, dedicated people. Would you like to work with community leaders to improve people’s lives and make a positive impact in our city? Do you share a commitment to making Ottawa a better place in which to live, work and play? In a vibrant, diverse and family-friendly workplace, join us in a common desire to bring people and resources together to build a strong, healthy, safe community for all. ... more >
Apr 13 - Ottawa Philanthropy Awards
2015 AFP Ottawa Chapter Philanthropy Awards ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >
Apr 14 - Giving USA 2015
(April 15, 2015) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 13 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada Receives $400,000 Boost to Expand Diversity and Inclusion Efforts
From diversity to inclusion 2.0! The Ontario Ministry of Citizenship has funded the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada for a second project to create a fundraising fellowship program. ... more >
Apr 13 - Alberta Plan Lowers Charitable Tax Deduction Rate
A proposed reduction in Alberta's charitable tax credit is a concern for charitable causes in the province. Read on for AFP's response and action plan. ... more >