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AFP Canada, formed in 2017, was created to bring a Canadian perspective to AFP’s government relations and communications as well as to focus on priorities such as Truth and Reconciliation. We represent over 3,000 fundraising professionals working to support causes and missions that help Canadians from coast to coast to coast. We serve as a part of the larger AFP Global network—the largest community of professional fundraisers in the world.

As a member of AFP, you are part of a large community. You are one of over 3,000 members in Canada AND you are one of over 26,000 members internationally. Since it was formed in 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that have generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s members raise over $100 billion annually. This network of passionate professionals is here for you. They, along with your AFP membership, help you to succeed.

About AFP Canada

Vision: To stimulate a world of generosity and positive social good through fundraising best practices.

Mission: The Association of Fundraising Professionals empowers individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. 

  • Incorporated as a federal nonprofit in 2017
  • Created in response to feedback from AFP members across Canada
  • Governed by a committed volunteer Board of Directors
  • Provides Canada-focused government relations & communications
  • Develops and implements a strategic plan for AFP in Canada
  • Empowers members in Canada to practice ethical fundraising
  • Supports the growth and development of networks of fundraisers in Canada
  • Provides a bilingual national voice for the fundraising profession in Canada

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