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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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May 20 - Gift Processing and Records Management Coordinator
As a key member of the Advancement team, you will support fund raising efforts to bring students to Pearson College for the most transformational two years of their life. These young leaders come from around the world to live and study together, to gain skills that will help them build a more peaceful and sustainable future. ... more >
May 20 - Development Officer, Legacy & Planned Giving
Victoria Hospice is a registered charity that has, since 1980, provided end-of-life care focused on palliative treatment. We are currently seeking a Development Officer, Legacy & Planned Giving for a 14-month maternity leave contract. ... more >
May 19 - Development Officer
As the Development Officer, your experience as a “Generalist” will facilitate the successful development and implementation of comprehensive plans for annual giving and special events and you will have a solid understanding of the donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship cycle. The Development Officer is an integral member of the fund development team and will have involvement in a variety of activities to engage donors, grow fundraising revenue and build existing programs such as monthly and mid-level giving. The Development Officer will support the Director of Development on a wide range of fundraising initiatives which will include writing, annual event fundraising, some related donation admin work and also working closely with the Communications Team on fundraising initiatives. ... more >
May 15 - Major Gifts Manager
The Royal British Columbia Museum is one of Canada’s great cultural treasures. Our collections, research and public programmes enable us to tell the stories of BC in ways that enlighten, stimulate and inspire. The Fundraising & Development Department Corporation is looking for a forward thinking, enthusiastic fundraiser, who will focus on major gifts from individuals and private foundations. The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record for building exceptional donor relationships. This position will appeal to you if you are highly motivated, goal oriented and convey social confidence with a polished sophistication and graciousness. ... more >
Apr 28 - Fundraising Coordinator/ Part Time
Are you a mid-level fundraising professional interested in growing a strategic fundraising program? Are you passionate about building capacity for change makers? Do you want to be part of a dynamic values-based leadership team? Do you want to join a forward-thinking project willing to use cutting edge philanthropic tools? If so, the Inner Activist project is the place for you. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >
May 18 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 18, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(May 18, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >