Aboriginals (First Nation, Metis, Inuit); Visible Minorities or New Canadians; Disadvantaged; LGBTTQ; Men; People with disabilities or medical conditions; Youth (16-18 years); Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years); Animals; Seniors; Women; Youth (19-24 years); Homeless; Athletes
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is the largest international association of fundraising professionals in the world. AFP has almost 30,000 members world-wide, with 3,500 of them here in Canada, and almost 250 in Ottawa alone.
AFP promotes the importance and value of philanthropy, and enables people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising by:
- supporting the growth and development of networks of fundraisers in Canada and around the world,
- providing information and resources to enable fundraisers to develop in their profession,
- establishing the ethical framework that allows fundraisers to make an impact in Canadian society,
- promoting philanthropy and fundraising the public arena.