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Welcome to the Saskatoon Chapter

 The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) represents 30,000 members in 197 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs.

The AFP Saskatoon chapter was founded in 1999 and we are proud to be a part of this international organization.

If you are in or thinking about fundraising as a profession, either as a career or as a volunteer experience, then we ask that you join us and become a part of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).
You will have access to many educational opportunities - local and international, scholarships and resources to assist you in furthering the mission of your organization. National Philanthropy Day is our signature event, held in November every year. This is a time we celebrate and recognize philanthropy in our community.

If you are interested in additional information regarding our chapter, its programs and/or any of our special activities please send an email to:  

Jen Pederson - Chapter President at jenniferapederson@gmail.com

If you are interested in a membership please contact:

Kathleen Crowther – Membership Chair at kathleen.crowther@usask.ca

The benefits of joining AFP are endless...learn more and join today! We look forward to meeting you.

Review the New Membership categories announced / Membership Application

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2014 AGM Package including Annual General Meeting Report, Financial Statements and Norminations

 

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2014-2015 Board of Directors Announced



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