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AFP Canadian Leadership Retreat 2019

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

AFP Canadian Leadership Retreat 2019

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

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AFP Canadian Leadership Retreat 2019

University of British Columbia (Vancouver, BC)

Date and Time

July 25, 2019
6:00 PM
July 27, 2019
12:00 PM


University of British Columbia
2329 West Mall
VancouverBCV6T 1Z4
Retreat Info
Who?   Who should attend this event? Chapter Presidents, President-Elects, any other chapter board member representing your chapter, Board members of AFP Canada and the Canada Foundation and national committee members. Local chapter members are always welcome.

What?   What will we do? We will discuss a number of important topics for our profession in Canada including truth and reconciliation, ethics and trust, to name but a few. Guest speakers with expertise in truth and reconciliation will join us this year.

Where?   This year's Retreat will be held on the Vancouver campus the University of British Columbia. We have three options for accommodation in the residences on campus at various price points.  Book your stay todayNote: availability cannot be guaranteed after June 24, 2019.

When?  The 2019 Canadian Leadership Retreat will take place from July 25-27 in Vancouver, BC. 

   Wednesday, July 24 - 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.Narrative Advocates TrainingThis training is optional and not part of the Retreat. To learn more and to sign up contact Lisa Davey
   Thursday, July 25 - 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.  Start of Retreat The SAGE Restaurant (dinner included)
   Friday, July 26 - 8:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.  Retreat Meetings - Isabel MacInnes Room (breakfast & lunch included)
   Friday, July 26 - 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.  Chapter-hosted dinner - Dinner on Campus (location to be announced)
   Saturday, July 27 - 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Retreat Meetings - Isabel MacInnes Room (breakfast included)

Are you an AFP Canada or Canada Foundation Board Member?   If yes, please plan accordingly:
  • Thursday, July 25: 8:00 – 2:00 p.m. AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada Board Meeting
  • Thursday, July 25: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Joint Meeting between the AFP Canada Foundation Board and AFP Canada
  • Thursday, July 25: 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. AFP Canada Board Meeting
  • Saturday, July 27: 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. AFP Canada Board Meeting

Why?   Leaders from across Canada meet once a year to discuss the fundraising profession in our country. This is one of the BEST AFP meetings of the year. It offers an opportunity for leaders to contribute to important national initiatives led by AFP Canada and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada. This annual meeting is also a great time to meet other leaders and learn about what’s working in their chapters and how they are dealing with challenges. 

How?  We are pleased to offer you the option to register for the retreat online. The fee is $275 which includes dinner on Thursday, breakfast and lunch and a chapter-hosted reception on Friday and breakfast on Saturday. Note: the application deadline for travel stipends is June 15. 

What's on your mind? Let us know before June 28th by taking this SURVEY. We will discuss these issues at this year's Retreat.