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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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May 3 - Campaign Development Officer
North Island College is currently seeking a temporary, full-time seasoned Campaign Development Officer who is responsible and focused with outstanding organizational skills and a high level of accuracy. The successful candidate will be highly organized, self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, professional and able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines. Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential. Candidates must have a high level of computer literacy, including experience using online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information, and have exceptional interpersonal skills and an ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, Board members, donors, and prospective donors. This position is starting as soon as possible and will continue for approximately 18 months. ... more >
Apr 27 - Manager, Prospect Research
Reporting to Director, Resource Development the Manager, Prospect Research will cover a broad range of duties. The successful incumbent will lead, develop and execute the UW’s research and donor management processes, systems and duties related to individuals, corporations and foundations. The applicant should be comfortable interpreting and synthesizing large volumes of data into easily comprehensible formats; and creating related narrative reports, tables, and charts. Working ... more >
Aug 29 - CFRE Review Course
The course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is a two-day, intensive program the purpose of which is to provide an overview of skills techniques, and program components base on fundraising experience at the five-year level. ... more >
May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
(May 24, 2017) Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE ,has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada. ... more >
May 24 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 24 - Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature
Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker. ... more >
May 24 - Tax Policy Proposals Would Reduce Charitable Giving, New Study Finds
(May 24, 2017) Tax policy changes proposed by Congress and the Administration would reduce charitable giving by up to $13.1 billion, new research conducted by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy indicates. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 24, 2017): Why Companies Are Donating Their Profits, Planned Giving ROI & More!
(May 24, 2017) 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 >