Do It Yourself Prospect Research

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ShopTalk: Social Media

Virtual Session

Hey…want to grab a morning coffee…and talk shop? Our members have been asking: How are organizations using social media to support their fundraising? Are there any good ideas out there? So, we thought it was a perfect time to connect informally, gallery-style, with other non-profit colleagues in the Golden Horseshoe Region. Want to join the […]

Digital Storytelling That Attracts and Retains More Donors

Virtual Session

There's no doubting the power of storytelling in fundraising. But in a digital world, how can your stories rise above the noise? In this session, we'll outline a framework for modern nonprofit storytelling in a digital age with a special focus on donor stewardship. You'll come away knowing how to utilize digital channels to deliver […]

$79 – $99

Elevate Your Virtual Presence

Virtual Session

Ever wonder how you’re coming across to donors and prospects on your virtual Zoom calls? There’s little tweaks we can all do that can make a big difference to how we sound, our posture, and our overall presence.   What can attendees expect? In this one hour zoom discussion, professional actress Nicky Guadagni will shine […]

$15 – $30

Do-It-Yourself Prospect Research

Virtual Session

Does panic settle in when you get asked to create a prospect list? Do you wonder “Where should I start?"   We’ve got the session for you!   Webinar: Do-It-Yourself Prospect Research Thursday, October 21st, 1 pm – 2 pm via Zoom AFP Members: $15 Non-Members: $30 Discover research methods you can take back to […]

$15 – $30

Rotman School of Management: Not-For-Profit Governance Fundamentals

Virtual Session

It starts at the top! Understanding good governance is essential for non-profit leaders and fundraisers – and can make or break an organization. Join Richard C. Powers, a prominent governance expert and Associate Professor at the Rotman School of Management, as he shares critical components of good governance that can help you build a stronger […]

$35 – $50

Women in Fundraising: Women’s Impact Initiative

Virtual Session

"Despite women representing approximately 70% of the fundraising profession, we estimate that barely a third are in leadership positions." - Mike Geiger, AFP President and CEO Women are a driving force in the fundraising profession, yet they still face many challenges.  Gender inequities, sexual harassment, implicit bias and less pay than male counterparts are just […]

Telling the Perfect Story in 7 Simple Steps

Virtual Session

Tell the perfect story and captivate your donors! Modern neuroscience has revealed just how important storytelling has been to human evolution and social organization. And, thanks to the MRI machine, we now know much more than we used to about how donors actually think and feel when they’re motivated to make donations. Join master storyteller […]

$15 – $35

Ongoing Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic with Bruce MacDonald, Imagine Canada

Virtual Session

FREE session for members! While most charities have been able to adapt and innovate to continue to offer services to their communities since the onset of the pandemic, the situation remains challenging. For the vast majority of organizations, the constraints and uncertainty of the pandemic, paired with social distancing mandates, are driving significant shifts to […]

AGM + Philanthropic Trends

This is an event you don't want to miss! It's AFP Golden Horseshoe's Annual General Meeting (AGM), but we promise that part will be brief. The real reasons to attend are: You'll get to hear from Celeste Bannon Waterman from KCI on the latest philanthropic trends There will be appetizers and a cash bar We'll […]

Indigenous Initiatives & Philanthropy: The Great Mind Shift

Virtual Session

Fundraising for Indigenous initiatives is less about active calls and proposals, and more about building relationships, community consultation, and reflection. How does this impact you as a fundraiser?  What can you learn from this approach? This session will shift your views on relationship building and how you define success as a fundraiser! Our incredible expert […]

Member Refresh: Discover the Benefits of An AFP Membership

Virtual Session

Make sure you're getting the most out of your AFP membership. There are tons of benefits, perks and tools you get as part of your AFP Golden Horseshoe membership.  Maximize your ROI and discover them all! We guarantee you'll learn something new - whether you're a new member, long-time member or still thinking about joining. […]

Do It Yourself Prospect Research

Niagara Falls History Museum 5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, Ontario

Discover research methods you can take back to your shop today! Join Tracey Church in this DIY prospect research session where she will discuss the holistic way researchers approach identification of prospects and donors for your organization. Despite being in a relatively restrictive country when it comes to freedom of information, there are many resources […]