Scholarships and Grants

AFP Manitoba is proud to provide award a variety of grants and scholarships to members looking to develop their knowledge and skills. Funds can be used for professional development, education and networking opportunities with fellow AFP chapters and fundraising experts from around the world.

Funds are provided in part through the generous contributions by our members and the community to the AFP annual fund - Every Member Campaign.  Thank you to those who have donated! (Your support of the fund does not affect your grant application.


AFP Manitoba Current Grants and Scholarships:

Linda Lindsay Scholarship for Professional Development 

Susan Storey Scholarship for Professional Development

Patricia Hardy Scholarship for Professional Advancement

Chamberlain Scholarship (In partnership with AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Grants – Canada) Find out more about AFP's Foundation for Philanthropy.

AFP Manitoba Education Grants

Click here to view more information about the grants including criteria.

Click here to download the budget form. 

To apply click here for the online application form. 

Spring 2021 Deadline: April 2nd, 2021

Fall 2021Deadline: TBD

For any questions about grants and scholarships contact Kirsten Davidson, Awards and Scholarship Chair. 



AFP is pleased to offer $1,500 ($USD) scholarships to attend the AFP International Fundraising Conference for each of the currently identified AFP diverse communities. These include visible minorities (Black, Hispanic & Asian), People with Disabilities, Faith-based, LGBTQ, Jewish, Rural, or another underrepresented community. 

To learn more about this program including application criteria and deadlines, please visit AFP Global's website.

National Scholarship Program Spring Deadline: March 15, 2021

More about AFP Foundation's for Philanthropy Grants

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada offers Canadian fundraising professionals working for charitable and non-profit organizations the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising.

Financial scholarships, up to a maximum of $1000, are being offered to cover registration and travel costs for educational programs at the local, national and/or international level.

Educational Programs that can be funded through the National Scholarship Program include, but are not limited to:

AFP Congress

AFP CFRE Review Course

AFP Chapter Fundraising Workshops & Conferences

AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course

AFP International Conference

Other fundraising conferences/courses/tuition fees

To apply 
click here


Chamberlain Scholarship
We are excited to be able to offer attendance at AFP ICON in Minneapolis this June! Any AFP Manitoba member who will be a first time attendee can apply for the scholarship. To learn more about AFP ICON and your options for attending click here.

2021 Applications are now closed.