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Welcome to the AFP South Eastern Ontario Chapter

Our community boasts a vibrant philanthropic community with remarkable nonprofits 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. 

October Lunch Registration:

Please be our guest at our next AFP SEO luncheon Monday, October 17, 2016 from 12:00 - 1:30 p.m. at the Donald Gordon Conference Centre featuring Leah Eustace. Fee includes lunch and parking. REGISTRATION AND MORE INFORMATION

National Philanthropy Day Nominations:

Nominations are now open for the National Philanthropy Day Awards! To find out who can nominate an individual or organization and to learn more about the different categories CLICK HERE. View our video from last year's event! Nomination deadline has been extended to October 3, 2016.

Celebrate Philanthropy from the Heart Awards Gala:

Join us on November 15, 2016 as we honour the people and organizations from across South Eastern Ontario who go above and beyond in support of the causes they care about at our National Philanthropy Day Awards Gala. The event is taking place in the historic Renaissance event venue, downtown Kingston. Early bird registration is $25 before October 18, 2016. REGISTER NOW. Tickets are limited.

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Sep 9 - Fundraising Advisor, Board of Directors
Loving Spoonful is currently seeking a volunteer to join their Board of Directors with experience in Fundraising, including funds development involving foundations, campaign development, new donor cultivation and/or donor retention. ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >