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

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Mar 14 - Director of Community Engagement
We are looking for a Director of Community Engagement to connect CMHA to the community and the community to CMHA. As a member of the senior leadership team, you will leverage your current community relationships to raise the funds and awareness required to achieve our stated objectives. As the successful candidate, you are an experienced and dynamic leader and visionary with proven excellence in the areas of: community engagement, communication (both internal and external), innovation, philanthropy, media and public relations, marketing, events, and corporate sponsorship. You will lead and provide strategic and operational direction to a passionate team of individuals and inspire, influence, and coach them to reach their full potential. ... more >
Jan 18 - Executive Director
We have had one of our most successful years yet and we want to keep the momentum going. We are looking for a strategic leader to take the Foundation forward to an exciting future as we work in partnership with our generous community to support 50 areas of health care in our region. Through a committed team of key stakeholders, the foundation has raised enough money to see the opening of the Polson Tower and most recently the 2 final floors of our new hospital, almost 2 years ahead of schedule, and this is just the beginning. With your vision and leadership skills you crave the need to move beyond the ordinary and will push forward to ensure our healthcare region is poised to meet the emerging challenges of our diverse health care community. If you thrive on building partnerships, creating effective fundraising campaigns, and are keen to lead a dedicated team, we want to hear from you. ... more >
Jul 12 - Senior Development Officer
The Senior Development Officer is responsible for major gift activities for all Foundation programs. The successful candidate will identify, develop and work independently with an extensive portfolio of donors. ... more >
Apr 12 - Major Gifts Manager
If your goal is to work with a wide range of authentically passionate and skilled people who are making a real difference in BC and beyond, we’d like to meet you. The Invasive Species Council of BC is seeking an inspired and experienced major gifts fund development professional to join our team. ... more >
Mar 21 - Calling All Artists, Poets and Photographers!
AFP members everywhere are invited to submit their art and poetry to exhibit at the Diversity Art Showcase at the 54th International Conference on Fundraising, April 30- May 2, 2017, in San Francisco, Ca. ... more >
Mar 21 - AFP Member Spotlight: Susan Earl Hosbach, CFRE
She’s been in fundraising for 25 years, an AFP volunteer for 23 and a recipient of our Barbara Marion Award for Outstanding Leadership. AFP talks with Susan about her career arc (starting out in sports broadcasting!) and working in smaller shops where one has to do it all. ... more >
Mar 17 - AFP Statement on President Trump’s 2018 Budget Blueprint
The Association of Fundraising Professionals, the largest community of charities and fundraisers in the world, has released the following statement from its Interim President and CEO Jason Lee regarding the release of President Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint. ... more >
Mar 15 - Fundraising Professionals Name Dr. Claire Routley as 2017 Emerging Scholar of the Year
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has selected Dr. Claire Routley, research fellow at the University of Plymouth and one of the UK’s leading experts on legacy giving, as its 2017 Emerging Scholar Award. ... more >
Mar 15 - Giving 3.0: Embracing the New Diversity in 21st Century Philanthropy
(Mar. 15, 2017) AFP sits down with this year’s diversity speaker at the AFP International Fundraising Conference, Dr. Jackie Copeland-Carson, and discusses with her how much progress the sector has made in the areas of diversity and inclusion. ... more >