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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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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 >
Feb 29 - Manager of Gift Planning
The Manager of Gift Planning is responsible for implementing the Planned Giving Program. Working as part of a team of fundraising professionals, the Manager of Gift Planning will plan and implement a wide variety of planned giving strategies, manage the Foundation’s endowment portfolio, manage all wills and estates and support the development team in all its efforts. The successful candidate will possess a unique blend of intelligence, professionalism, humour, compassion and grace. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >
Feb 21 - Senior Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >