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Welcome to the AFP Ottawa Chapter Website!

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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Feb 9 - Manager of Donor Relations
In 2017, The Great Trail was connected and we celebrated the successful conclusion of our first $75M Chapter 150 Capital Campaign. Trans Canada Trail now seeks a Manager of Donor Relations to implement and carry out a comprehensive stewardship program from the Montreal head office. Candidates will also be considered in the Ottawa area. The role manages all donor relations programs, including stewardship and recognition efforts, along with donor events and outreach initiatives relative to donors at the $1000+ level (including Chapter 150 Campaign donors, foundations, government donors and Governor Program donors). ... more >
Feb 7 - Executive Director
Commonwealth Games Foundation of Canada (CGFC) raises funds for Commonwealth Games Canada (CGC) to fulfill its mission of Building a Better Commonwealth Through Sport. Incorporated in 1982, CGFC has granted over $20 million to CGC in support of Canada’s Commonwealth Games Teams and SportWORKS (CGC’s international sport development program.) CGFC is a private, not-for-profit, registered charity led by volunteer Board of Directors comprised of business people from across Canada. For more information, visit our website at: ... more >
Feb 14 - AFP Top Ten Fundraising Tips (Week of February 12, 2018): Special Valentine's Day Top Ten: All About Donors and Donor Love!
(Feb. 12, 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 >
Feb 14 - Global Trends in Technology and Social Media Use Among NGOs
(Feb 14, 2018) The third annual Global Technology Report analyzes how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) use web, email and mobile technology, online fundraising tools and social media, as well as manage data and security. ... more >
Feb 9 - AFP Board for 2018
AFP membership has approved the association's proposed slate of board of directors for 2017. ... more >