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2019 National Scholarship Program Recipients

FRANÇAIS

Dear colleagues, 

On behalf of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada, I am pleased and proud to announce the recipients of our Fall 2019 National Scholarship Program. They are:

  • Shannon Lahay, AFP Canada South, to attend AFP ICON 2020
  • Rochelle Punit, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter, to attend the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
  • Alison Clements, AFP Nova Scotia Chapter, to attend AFP Lead 2019
  • Nicole Boulet, AFP Vancouver Island, to attend the CASE VII 2020 Conference
  • Rebekah Lobosco Gilli, AFP Greater Toronto Chapter, to attend AFP Congress 2019
  • Michelle Okere , AFP Edmonton & Area, to attend AFP Congress 2019
  • Julie Charest-Dery, AFP Quebec Chapter, to attend AFP Congress 2019
  • Katie Greene, AFP Nova Scotia Chapter, to attend AFP Lead 2019
  • Elena Fodor, AFP Nova Scotia Chapter, to attend the Fundamentals of Fundraising Course Burlington
  • Christine Laprise, AFP Quebec Chapter, to attend AFP Congress 2019

Our recipients hail from chapters across Canada, and each has demonstrated a commitment to both the professionalization of fundraising and to their personal professional development. We thank them for their meaningful contributions to the sector and are confident that each will leverage this funding opportunity in order to further this important work. Awardees were selected by members of the AFP Canada National Scholarship Committee – who have our deep appreciation for their volunteer service to the profession.

Each year, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada provides more than $15,000 in scholarships to fundraising professionals across the county. This work is possible only because of the generous support of our donors and we thank them for their investment in AFP. To learn more about how you can support vital and equal opportunity continuing education in our sector, please click here.

Amanda Fritz, CFRE
National Scholarship Committee Chair

Committee Members:
Imoleayo Adeyeri, Edmonton (Alberta)
Fallon Butler, MPNL, Toronto (Ontario)
Claudia Hughes, CFRE, Toronto (Ontario)
Crystal Leochko Johnston, MA, Winnipeg (Manitoba)
Liz LeClair, CFRE, Halifax (Nouvelle-Écosse)
Cherry Marshall, CFRE, Montréal (Québec)
Bridgette Parker, CFRE, Winnipeg (Manitoba)
Emma Shulist, CFRE, Toronto (Ontario)
Kyle Tiney, CFRE, Vancouver (Colombie-Britannique)

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