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Welcome to the Regina & Area Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). AFP Regina & Area serves as an association of professionals throughout southern Saskatchewan that works to advance philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

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Sep 29 - Development Coordinator, Saskatchewan Chapter of Children's Wish Foundation
The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada is dedicated to working within the community to fulfill heartfelt wishes for children diagnosed with high-risk, life threatening illnesses. Established 30 years ago, the Foundation has developed the capacity to deliver nearly 1000 wishes annually; more than all other wish granting agencies combined. To date, we have worked with more than 20,000 families across the country. ... more >
Sep 19 - 2014 AFP Regina National Philanthropy Day
September 2, 2014 Calling all Volunteers, Philanthropists, and Fundraisers! 2014 AFP Regina National Philanthropy Day will be celebrated with an awards luncheon on Wednesday November 12th, at the Conexus Arts Centre. We invite you to nominate a recipient and join us in celebrating these exceptional philanthropists as they change the world with a giving heart. November 15th is recognized in Canada as National Philanthropy Day, and celebrates the volunteers, fundraisers, leaders, businesses, and individuals for their contributions to our friends, families, community, and country as a whole. National Philanthropy Day allows us all to reflect on the true spirit of giving – including all that we have accomplished along with all that we hope to do. Each year thousands upon thousands of people show the world what philanthropy is all about and how the spirit of giving is alive and well, and stronger than ever. On behalf of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and as the 2014 AFP Regina Director of National Philanthropy Day, I invite you to celebrate the spirit of giving and shine a light on the great works of those who give back to our community in so many wonderful ways. Thank you again for all that you do in the name of giving back, and know we look forward to hosting you at this year’s event. Sincerely, Stephanie Kohlruss NPD Chair, 2014 ... more >
Sep 15 - Fund Manager, Habitat for Humanity, Regina
Habitat for Humanity Regina is a non-profit organization that works to break the cycle of poverty through affordable homeownership for low income, hard-working families. We are looking for a seasoned, enthusiastic and professional fundraiser to help us grow. Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating an integrated fundraising program and building a case for ongoing support of the organizations mission. In collaboration with other key staff, including marketing, volunteer coordinator, build department and the executive, the incumbent will oversee the management and stewardship of all existing donor relationships of gifts over $5,000 and is expected to identify, cultivate and solicit new major donor prospects, including Gift In Kind donors. The fundraising goal for this position will be $1.5M to help us achieve our growth strategy in 2015. ... more >
Sep 10 - Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation - Vice President, Development
The Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation is seeking a Vice President, Development to provide leadership, direction, and overall management of a comprehensive fundraising program that secures financial resources from all donor segments. Reporting to the President & Chief Executive Officer, and working in collaboration with the Foundation's management team, the new incumbent will play a critical role in fostering and enhancing relationships with a wide variety of individual and corporate Foundation supporters to increase fundraising results. The Foundation is offering a highly competitive compensation package for this role. The Saint John Regional Hospital Foundation is in an exciting period of renewal. Under new leadership and with a revitalized fundraising model, we are building on our strengths while undergoing a transformation on how future donations will be raised through a diversified fundraising strategy that balances funding for all priority areas of need. The Vice President will lead a development team of three, and will be responsible for growing and strengthening the team, while employing outstanding fundraising practice to inspire staff to build on the Foundation's success-to-date. The new incumbent will contribute in helping the Foundation realize its exciting vision of becoming the number one charity of choice in the province of New Brunswick, in support of the province`s largest tertiary care hospital and additional key priority areas. ... more >
Sep 10 - The Lung Association, Alberta and NWT Director, Major Gifts
The Lung Association, Alberta and NWT is seeking a Director, Major Gifts, to spearhead their donor engagement activities. In this newly created role, the Director will be responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding prospective donors capable of making major gifts to the Lung Association. Reporting to the President and CEO, the Director will ensure the development of funding priorities and cases as well as strategies, in addition to the coordination with the national campaign. ... more >
Oct 1 - AFP Q&A - AFP's Live Online Chat!
AFP now has a new way for you to interact with top leaders, practitioners, trainers and innovators in fundraising and philanthropy: AFP Q&A! ... more >
Oct 1 - Incorporating Stories Into Your Fundraising Program
(Sept. 24, 2014) On Oct. 8, Leah Eustace, ACFRE, chief idea goddess at Good Works, will present a webinar on "Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising." In a preview of her webinar, Leah talks about the unique power of stories and how they affect human psychology. ... more >
Oct 1 - Top Ten (Week of September 29, 2014): How to Handle List Removal Requests
(Sept. 29, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to prevent your donors from hitting information overload; the best ways to approach Millennial donors; great examples of videos that inform and inspire; and 112 (yep, 112!) tips to raise more money through direct mail. ... more >
Oct 1 - Boosting Fundraising Skills with Assessments and Training
(Oct. 1, 2014) To survive and thrive in the charitable environment, the American Red Cross is becoming more proactive in its approach to development and positioning fundraising as a science and skill-driven process within the organization. ... more >