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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 >
May 24 - Senate Motion Introduced to Review Impact of Charitable Sector on Canada
(May 24, 2017) Senator Terry Mercer, CFRE ,has introduced a motion to appoint a Special Committee that would examine the impact of laws and policies governing charities, and to review the impact of the entire sector on Canada. ... more >
May 24 - What We Learned (And Left) in San Francisco: The 2017 AFP International Conference
In case you missed the recent AFP International Fundraising Conference, or simply want to relive it (or see if we included your Tweet), we've got photos, videos and tweets from our three-day event in San Francisco. ... more >
May 24 - Survey of Millennial Donors Indicates They Will Likely Give More as They Mature
Millennials, the generation born from 1982 to 2000, show signs of taking up the mantle of charitable giving from older generations as they mature, according to a new study commissioned by Dunham+Company and conducted by Campbell Rinker. ... more >
May 24 - Tax Policy Proposals Would Reduce Charitable Giving, New Study Finds
(May 24, 2017) Tax policy changes proposed by Congress and the Administration would reduce charitable giving by up to $13.1 billion, new research conducted by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy indicates. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 24, 2017): Why Companies Are Donating Their Profits, Planned Giving ROI & More!
(May 24, 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 >