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Welcome to the AFP Vancouver Island Chapter website!

Our chapter represents fundraising professionals across Vancouver Island and we are your one-stop shop for information, education, certification, job-postings and networking events for professional and volunteer fundraisers.  It is our mission to support you in your professional fundraising journey and help you feel supported, connected and educated about the philanthropic process so that you can create a culture of philanthropy in your organization!

We are a volunteer led chapter, with the help of a part-time administrator Monical Powell. If you are interested in getting more involved with AFPVI then I encourage you to attend our events and reach out to our board members and learn more about our committees and areas of activity. We are always welcoming new committee members to support us with our strategic objectives. You can also email Monica at afp.vancouverisland@gmail.com to find out what opportunities are available.

 

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Diane Lloyd CRFE

AFP VI President

 

 

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Jun 17 - COMMUNITY INVESTMENT MANAGER – SOUTH ISLAND
The Community Investment Manager will lead the implementation of the community investment framework. The Manager will identify community needs for children’s health and promote the Foundation to eligible organizations. Additionally, they will oversee the administration of community granting and evaluation of applications for funding. Acting as the ongoing liaison for community partners and programs, the Manager will evaluate funding commitments on an annual basis using the outcomes monitoring framework. Communication and relationship building skills are vital, as the Manager will build and maintain relationships with community partners and represent the Foundation at key community tables and collaborative initiatives. ... more >
Jun 17 - ANNUAL GIVING AND EVENTS MANAGER
The Annual Giving and Events Manager will manage an annual campaign through the development and implementation of fundraising strategies for direct mail, newsletters, and electronic solicitations for appeals. This will include collaboration with the Communications Manager to conduct research, write materials, and contribute to the design. The position includes implementation of a monthly giving donor strategy, as well as the development of strategies to improve donor renewal and retention. The Manager will also develop and monitor the annual campaign budget. ... more >
Jun 17 - Annual Giving Coordinator
Position Summary: As Annual Giving Coordinator, you are a highly-motivated, demonstrably experienced, self-directed, well-organized analytic thinker who will be responsible for an Annual Giving program that secures the financial stability and growth of Sierra Club BC. You hold compelling communication and marketing skills, and display energy and professionalism with a strong grasp of both emerging and established fundraising strategy, techniques and methods. You will be responsible for setting and meeting annual giving fundraising goals, long-range strategic planning for annual giving, and donor acquisition. ... more >
Jun 15 - Vice President Advancement & External Relations
The College is seeking an exceptional individual to lead Advancement and External Relations, including fundraising, communications & marketing, community engagement & events. Reporting directly to, and working closely with, the President (who is also CEO and Head of School), the VP will have a unique opportunity to help re-define, plan and execute the strategy of the institution. Together with the Board of Directors, College leadership is working to ensure the long-term sustainability of Pearson as a distinct and unique institution dedicated to educating young global leaders and agents of change committed to the ideals of peace and international understanding. The successful candidate will work to ensure that the College can thrive in delivering its mission, underpinned by robust revenues and strong support from stakeholders and partners across Canada. ... more >
Jun 7 - Manager, Fundraising & Development
The Manager will work as part of the BC & Yukon team to build and deepen relationships and raise funds to achieve JDRF's mission accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. Based on the annual Regional plan and budget, s/he will coordinate, plan, implement, and evaluate JDRF fundraising and community engagement projects and volunteer activities in and around Vancouver Island. The Manager will be a confident, persistent, enthusiastic, goal-driven individual with experience managing leadership volunteer and fundraising programs. This position reports to the Regional Manager BC & Yukon. ... more >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jun 21 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
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Jun 15 - AFP Fundraising Dictionary: Now Available in French!
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Jun 15 - Welcome to the 2016 Cohort of Inclusion and Philanthropy Program Fellows
In our first year, 31 fellows in the Inclusion and Philanthropy Program accessed the AFP network and educational resources. They participated in specialized access and equity training, and they discussed tools and methods to plan their own inclusion projects, including measuring the impact of those projects. ... more >