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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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Oct 15 - SPECIAL EVENTS COORDINATOR
The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency, responsible for the provision of cancer services within the Province of Saskatchewan, requires a permanent full-time Special Events Coordinator. ... more >
Oct 3 - Major Gift Officer
St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation is seeking a fund raising professional who wishes to use their skills and talents to benefit the patients we serve at St. Paul’s Hospital. The successful candidate will join the Foundation’s exceptional major giving team. You have obtained post-secondary education, possess strong verbal and written presentation skills and a minimum of 3 years experience in a fund raising capacity with a track record of cultivating and closing major donations either personally or with a senior volunteer. Candidates who are in a business development or selling role within the private sector may also be considered. ... more >
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 >
Oct 29 - Top Ten (Week of October 27, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Oct. 27, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including unusual but effective ways to market your charity; innovations in global fundraising; social media awareness plans that actually work; the fastest way to ruin your appeal letter and more! ... more >
Oct 29 - 5 Questions to Ask Before Buying Online Donation Processing Software
(Oct. 29, 2014) Many fundraisers who have decided to purchase new online donation processing software come to the conclusion, too late, that the price they paid for their software was the least expensive part of their decision. Ossie Hinds, president and CEO of Cornerstone Group of Companies, leads you through five questions to ask before making the decision to buy new online donation processing software. ... more >
Oct 23 - Majority of Fundraisers See Salary Increases in 2013
(May 13, 2014) More than 63 percent of fundraisers in the U.S. and Canada saw their average incomes rise in 2013, even as average salaries fell by nearly eight percent compared to 2012, according to the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) 2014 Compensation and Benefits Study. ... more >
Oct 23 - Explore AFP’s Special Job Seekers Toolkit for Fundraisers (Updated October 23, 2014)
The AFP Job Seekers toolkit focuses on finding the right job and features advice and services to help members carry out a successful job search and land on your feet in a rewarding new position. ... more >
Oct 22 - 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 >