Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

The AFP Edmonton and Area Chapter offers scholarships, awards and bursaries for members to increase their professionalism, knowledge, and skills by attending conferences, courses, and workshops relevant to fundraisers offered locally, nationally, and internationally.

Scholarship and bursary opportunities include:

  1. CFRE Award 
  • Value: One award, valued at $500
  • Distribution: Upon confirmation of course or exam registration.
  • Criteria: Awarded to AFP members who are working towards completion or recertification of their CFRE designation.

Stay tuned for 2020 award application information coming soon!

  1. Fundamentals of Fundraising Award
  • Value: Two Awards valued at $250 each
  • Distribution: Upon confirmation of course registration
  • Criteria: Awarded to AFP members who plan to attend a Fundamentals of Fundraising course offered by any AFP Chapter in 2020. There is no limit on experience or number of times that a member may apply for the award.

Click here to apply for this award, applications are open until February 15, 2020

  1. AFP Edmonton and Area Chapter Award – AFP International Conference on Fundraising
  • Value: $500
  • Distribution: Upon award distribution, you will be required to provide proof of payment for registration.
  • Criteria: All AFP Edmonton and Area members who have registered in the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. There is no limit on experience or past conferences attended. Award winners will not be eligible to apply for a period of two years following the receipt of the award.

Stay tuned for 2020 award application information coming soon!

  1. Chamberlain Scholarship Award – AFP International Conference on Fundraising
  • Value: Full conference Registration ($1,499 USD value) for $10
  • Criteria: Candidate is employed as a fundraising professional or, if 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 as a member of the Conference Host Committee). Candidate must agree to complete an online evaluation form about his or her experience at International Conference. Only one individual from any local organization or institution may be selected. 

Stay tuned for 2020 award application information coming soon!

For more information, please contact Joanne Lieu or Mary Saretski at education@afpedmonton.ca