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Canada Foundation Announces Spring 2019 Recipients of the National Scholarship Program

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is proud to announce that nine fundraising professionals have received scholarships to pursue key continuing education opportunities across North America.

Thanks to the support of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada, almost $7,500 in funding was disbursed following the Foundation's recent call for scholarship applications. Criteria and guidelines can be reviewed here.

The recipients are:

  • Kirsten Bester
  • Laura Downing
  • Stacey Murie
  • Karin Nybo
  • Emily Pittman
  • Allan Reesor- McDowell
  • Constance Scarlett
  • Hannah Scott
  • Renee Theberge

Every year the National Scholarship program receives more than 100 applications from fundraising professionals seeking more than $80,000 in financial aid. However, we can only meet a small portion of this need – less than 25%!

But you can help. Through a gift to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada's National Scholarship Program, you are removing financial barriers and broadening access to professional development for all fundraisers.

As our profession grows, the Foundation is committed to ensuring fundraisers are equipped with the skills and knowledge they need to raise funds effectively and ethically for charitable causes across the country and around the world. Please make your gift to the National Scholarship Program today!

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