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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 completely volunteer led chapter. If you are interested in getting more involved with AFP VI please 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. We can be reached at afp.vancouverisland@gmail.com.

Every MeMber campaign: 

The Every Member Campaign is the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada’s annual campaign to raise the profile of the fundraising profession by creating sector advocates through education, building philanthropic leaders through scholarships, strengthening the sector through career mentoring and fostering a better understanding of our profession though research.

Your donation stays here in our community, strengthening our industry and our members. Learn more here

National Philanthropy Day

Each year, National Philanthropy Day (NPD) on Vancouver Island provides an opportunity to gather to celebrate the generosity of our community and learn new skills to apply to the philanthropic sector. In the past, we have shared in our celebration and professional development through three events: the National Philanthropy Day Awards Ceremony, Masterclass, and Youth Session.

We have adapted National Philanthropy Day 2021 to provide the Vancouver Island community with an opportunity to highlight outstanding acts of philanthropy, learn from one another, and celebrate together during these uncertain times, while protecting the health and safety of everyone.

The Giving Hearts Awards are back!

Starting September 14th, community members can tune into CTV Vancouver Island from 5pm - 6pm every Tuesday and follow AFP’s social media channels as we countdown to National Philanthropy Day on November 15th by announcing a new recipient each week.

Join us as we recognize the outstanding acts of individuals, groups, and organizations that have responded to the needs of our community in unique and generous ways. Check out last weeks interview here.

Coast Capital Power of Youth: Giving Hearts Workshop

Know youth who want to learn about philanthropy? Help us disburse $20,000 to causes they care about by signing them up for our Youth Workshop today!

The Coast Capital Power of Youth: Giving Hearts Workshop is an opportunity for youth from across Vancouver Island to work through a Do-It-Yourself Philanthropy Workshop individually or as a group. This interactive Workshop will provide a new foundation of skills and understanding about philanthropy that they can apply within their community as they become the change-makers of tomorrow. Learn more here!

2021 Virtual Philanthropy Masterclass
Sponsored by The Discovery Group

The 2021 Virtual Philanthropy Cafe Masterclass is an opportunity to come to together with community members from across Vancouver Island to share ideas and perspectives on all things philanthropy while enjoying a delicious meal. The Masterclass will be virtual and focused on professional development and facilitated networking. More information and speakers will be announced in October!

We are looking forward to learning with and from one another in this unique event format where we will engage in breakout sessions that will encourage everyone to dig deeper into topics currently impacting the philanthropic sector.

Included with the event registration fee, attendees will have the option for receive a catered lunch. This allows us the opportunity to share a meal as we have in the past, while learning together and staying social distant. Alternatively, you will have the option to forgo your lunch and we will donate the cost of your meal a food bank in your community through FoodBanksBC. Ticket details will be announced in Fall 2021

Thank you to our sponsors

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