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Welcome to the AFP South Eastern Ontario Chapter

Our community boasts a vibrant philanthropic community with remarkable non-profits who are doing vital work to improve our region and the world. We can be proud of the fact that they are able to fulfill their mission because of the many high quality, ethical and professional fundraisers in our community. 

AFP SEO 2017 National Philanthropy Day Awards 

On November 15, 2017 the Association of Fundraising Professionals, South Eastern Ontario Chapter hosted an awards gala to recognize the 24 outstanding nominees over seven categories for National Philanthropy Day. It was a wonderful evening to honour the people and organizations across South Eastern Ontario who go above and beyond in support of the causes they care about! 2017 Honourees.

Thank you to our sponsors DigiGraphics, Ed Huck Marine and Pioneeer Energy as well as our media sponsors Corus and CKWS Television for their ongoing support. Special thanks to our entertainers for this special event CantaArya School of Strings and our award supplier Trophy House!


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