AFP Quebec offers a variety of scholarship programs and professional development opportunities.

AFP members can also be eligible for other AFP Canada, AFP Global or AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada scholarships or professional development programs (e.g., scholarships for the Toronto Congress, Fellowship in Inclusion and Philanthropy, etc.). To make sure you don’t miss an opportunity, make sure you are receiving our emails.

**NEW** MEMBERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

AFP Quebec understands the economic challenges that current and prospective members face. In response to the current conditions, AFP Quebec is pleased to announce a new membership scholarship program. The goal of this program is to recruit new members and retain existing members who are unable to afford annual membership dues due to the personal and professional impacts of COVID-19.

AFP-Quebec has available 5 scholarships to cover the full cost ($335) of an annual membership to AFP. The scholarships are available to both current and new members, with preference given to those with demonstrated adverse impacts as a result of the current global pandemic.

All applications must be received by September 15, 2021 and awardees will be announced by the end of September.

Call for candidates – closed

Members or non-members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria and complete the scholarship application form.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Membership Scholarships. 

Selection criteria
  • If the candidate does not hold a position directly related to philanthropy, he/she must however allocate a significant part of their time to fundraising activities;
  • The candidate will provide a brief written resume (250-300 words) describing what the AFP membership brought to their career.

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**NEW** TRAINING FUND FOR THE FUTURE

The scholarships offered as part of the Training Fund for the Future aim to equip fundraising professionals with the skills they need to adapt to the new reality of the profession.

Aware that the pandemic brings its share of adjustments and new challenges, AFP-Quebec is seeking to encourage professionals to take training courses that meet the changing needs of the industry. Moreover, the skills required by professionals in the charitable sector are constantly evolving and the demands of work in this field can often go beyond the scope of philanthropy.

We invite applicants to submit a request for any type of training they feel with help them in their professional development and which will have a positive impact on their organization. Trainings that are submitted for funding can address various themes such as virtual events, new technologies, human resources, coaching or mental health; anything that will help the professional to better adapt to the new realities of their profession. These workshops can be offered by any organization (including AFP-Quebec), and the candidate will be reimbursed through this scholarship up to a maximum of $100 towards their training costs.

Apply anytime, scholarships will be available until the budget has been used.

Call for candidates – opened

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria and complete the scholarship application form.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Training Fund for the Future Scholarship. 

Selection criteria
  • Candidate must be an AFP member;
  • Candidate must be employed by a registered charity, or volunteer with a registered charity;
  • If the candidate does not hold a position directly related to philanthropy, he/she must however allocate a significant part of their time to fundraising activities;
  • The candidate will provide a brief written resume (250-300 words) within the 30 days following completion of the course outlining their experience.

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TORONTO *VIRTUAL* CONGRESS BURSARY

AFP Quebec Chapter is offering a bursary to attend Toronto’s Congress, CONNECTED, WE THRIVE. In doing so, AFP Quebec Chapter wishes to encourage the development of fundraising professionals in their field.

The bursary is worth $249. Four bursaries will be awarded. This will cover your registration fees.

Complete the scholarship application no later than October 22, 2021.

Call for candidates – opened

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria, complete the scholarship application and send it in no later than October 22, 2021.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Toronto Congress Bursary. 

Selection criteria
  • Must be a member of AFP Quebec Chapter.
  • Must be a volunteer or employee for a charitable organization, and a major part of his/her time should be dedicated to fundraising.
  • Must not have received a scholarship from AFP-Qc in the past 3 years.
  • Selected candidates must pledge to attend the Toronto Congress, write an article about his/her experience, and send it to AFP Quebec Chapter. Selected candidate also agree that the article be posted on the AFP Quebec Chapter website and social network.

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**NEW** YEAR-LONG EDUCATION FUND SCHOLARSHIP

AFP-Quebec understands the economic challenges that current members face as a result of the ongoing global pandemic. In response to the current conditions, AFP-Quebec is pleased to announce a new initiative, Year-Long Education Fund Scholarships: the availability of 12 scholarships of $200 each that may be credited towards any AFP-Quebec workshop or course in 2021.

In response to the developing “leadership gap” in our field, we will be reserving 4 scholarships for emerging leaders in fundraising (7-15 years in the industry).

Also, in an effort to promote inclusivity, equity and accessibility throughout our organization, we will reserve 4 scholarships for members who identify as belonging to historically underrepresented communities within the fundraising profession (details below).

All applications must be received by May 23, 2021, 5 p.m. and awardees will be announced in June.

Call for candidates – closed

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria and complete the scholarship application form.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Year-Long Education Fund Scholarship. 

Selection criteria
  • Candidate must be an AFP member;
  • If the candidate does not hold a position directly related to philanthropy, he/she must however allocate a significant part of their time to fundraising activities;
  • The candidate will provide a brief written resume (250-300 words) within the 30 days following completion of the course outlining their experience.

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**NEW** CFRE REFRESHER COURSE SCHOLARSHIP

The course will take place on April 16-17-18, 2021.

AFP Quebec is proud to offer 2 scholarships of $390 each to participate in the CFRE Refresher Course.
Please apply no later than March 12, 2021, 5 p.m. 

Call for candidates – closed

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria, complete the scholarship application  and send it no later than March 12, 2021, 5 p.m. accompanied by a cover letter (250-300 words) describing why you want to get certified and what are the impacts of having this certification for your career.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the CFRE Refresher Course scholarship. 

Selection criteria
  • Candidate must be an AFP member;
  • Candidate must be employed by a registered charity, or volunteer with a registered charity;
  • If the candidate does not hold a position directly related to philanthropy, he/she must however allocate a significant part of their time to fundraising activities;
  • The candidate will provide a brief written resume (250-300 words) within the 30 days following completion of the course outlining their experience.

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CHAMBERLAIN SCHOLARSHIP

The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy is proud to announce that it will be offering once again the Chamberlain Scholarship, allowing a member from the Quebec Chapter to participate in the 57th International Conference, which will be held from March 29 – 31, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. This is designed to give individuals working in nonprofit organizations the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising. The Scholarship covers registration fees, minus a $10 processing fee. In addition, the Quebec Chapter will offer an extra amount of $1,200 to cover part of travel and accommodation costs.

Call for candidates – closed

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria, complete the scholarship application and send it in no later than October 11, 2019 at 5 p.m., accompanied by a motivation letter.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Chamberlain Scholarship. The call for candidates is now closed.

The Chamberlain Scholarship Program honors Ralph Chamberlain for his commitment to the fundraising profession.

Selection criteria
  • Candidate must be a member of AFP Quebec Chapter.
  • Candidate has been employed as a fundraising professional for 3 years or more. If the candidate is an executive director, a substantial amount of time must be devoted to fundraising.
  • Candidate has never attended an AFP or NSFRE International Conference on Fundraising as a registered participant (unless has been a member of the Conference Host Committee) and is enthusiastic to attend the full conference as scheduled.
  • Following the conference, the candidate must agree to complete an online evaluation form  and commit to writing an article about his/her experience and send it to  AFP–Quebec chapter. The selected candidate agrees that the article be posted on the AFP-Quebec Chapter website and social media sites.

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FUNDAMENTALS OF FUNDRAISING COURSE SCHOLARSHIP

The English course will take place on June 7-8-10 and 11, 2021.
The French course will take place on June 14-15-17 and 18, 2021.

AFP Quebec is proud to offer 4 scholarships (2 for the English class ans 2 for the French class) of $250 each to reduce the costs of participating in The Fundamentals of Fundraising Course, offered annually. Please apply no later than April 30, 2021.

Call for candidates – closed

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria, complete the scholarship application and send it in no later than April 30, 2021.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for The Fundamentals of Fundraising course scholarship. 

Selection criteria
  • Candidate must be an AFP member;
  • Candidate must be employed by a registered charity, or volunteer with a registered charity;
  • If the candidate does not hold a position directly related to philanthropy, he/she must however allocate a significant part of their time to fundraising activities;
  • The candidate must be a first-time participant of the AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course;
  • The candidate will provide a brief written resume (250-300 words) within the 30 days following completion of the course outlining their experience and can share their experience with AFP board members, if they choose to do so.

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FELLOWSHIP FOR FUNDRAISING PROFESSIONALS

This fellowship has been made possible in part by AFP Foundation for Philanthropy- Canada, donors of the Every Member Campaign

AFP-Quebec is proud to announce the launch of the 2021 fellowship program! The AFP-Qc Fellowship Program provides our community of fundraisers across the province with access to a well-rounded curriculum of educational and engagement opportunities to help take their professional practice to the next level.

Whether you’re a seasoned professional in the sector, or new to the field, the AFP-Quebec Fellowship Program provides four annual recipients with the funding, experiences and opportunities outlined below.

AFP – Quebec Fellowship for Fundraising Professionals (2), value of $585 each, includes:

  • Paid membership to AFP Global including Quebec Chapter dues – value of $335
  • Registration for 3 local AFP-Qc educational sessions of your choosing – value of $150
  • Complimentary seat at NPD Luncheon 2021 – value of $100

AFP – Quebec Small Shop Fellowship for Fundraising Professionals (2), value of $585 each, includes:

All the benefits and requirements of the AFP-Quebec Fellowship, however is offered exclusively to those who are full-time employees at a ‘small shop’. Small shop is being defined as a team of less than five full-time staff and annual operating revenue of under $1 million.

Complete the scholarship application no later than April 2, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Call for candidates closed

Members wishing to submit their application must read the selection criteria, complete the scholarship application and send it in no later than April 2, 2021, 5 p.m.

We wish to thank all of the applicants for the Fellowship for Fundraising Professionals. 

Selection criteria and requirements

Selected candidates must fulfill the following requirements during their fellowship year:

  • Participate in the AFP-Qc Mentorship Program
  • Volunteer with an AFP-Qc committee or event
  • Prepare a brief report on their fellowship experience
  • Be open to being featured in AFP publications and on our website
  • Participate in at least one of the two annual AFP-Qc networking events

Open to both non-members and current AFP members, who either work or live in Quebec.

 

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