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About AFP SK, Saskatoon Chapter

History:

The Saskatoon Chapter was founded in 1999 and serves the city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada and surrounding area.

Mission: AFP Saskatoon Chapter, an association of professionals based in Saskatoon, advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

Goals:

  1. Promoting ethical fundraising
  2. Providing access to relevant research and information
  3. Providing professional fundraising education
  4. Supporting the sharing of knowledge and skills among members
  5. Enabling and promoting the AFP credentialing process

Services:

  • Audioconferences
  • POWER Luncheons
  • AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course and CFRE Review Course
  • Philanthropy Day Celebrations
  • Newsletters
  • Resource lending library
  • Provide professional accreditation, Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive (ACFRE)
  • Promote the AFP Code of Ethical Principles and Standards of Professional Practice and Donor Bill of Rights.
  • Support new fundraisers through a mentoring program
  • Support individuals who otherwise would not have access to educational opportunities due to financial constraints through a bursary program

Organization: The AFP Saskatoon Chapter is a volunteer run organization. There are standing committees in the areas of Programs, Communications, Government Relations, Ethics Education and Membership. We also collaborate extensively with our fellow Canadian chapters in Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria.

Track Record:

  • Recognized as Ten Star Gold Chapter
  • Growing membership-we now have over 75 members

A membership with AFP International is required, chapter Dues are $80. For more information, contact the Membership Chair, Megan Cantwell or Chapter President, Jen Pederson or visit the chapter website.

 

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