Scholarships and Grants

AFP Manitoba is proud to provide award a variety of grants and scholarships to members looking to develop their knowledge and skills. Funds can be used for professional development, education and networking opportunities with fellow AFP chapters and fundraising experts from around the world.

Funds are provided in part through the generous contributions by our members and the community to the AFP annual fund - Every Member Campaign.  Thank you to those who have donated! (Your support of the fund does not affect your grant application.

Deadline to apply is November 30, 2021

AFP Manitoba is pleased to be able to offer a free membership to a new, current or lapsed member. Memberships will only be for individuals (no organization memberships). Our hope is that these memberships will allow individuals the opportunity to continue their professional development as a member of our chapter. Please ensure you fill out all the necessary information and select the appropriate current membership status. The deadline for submissions is Nov 30th, 2021. Decisions will be made by December 6th, 2021 and all applicants will be notified of the results accordingly.

Fall 2021 applications period opens September 7th, 2021 - Intake is now closed
Deadline to apply is October 19, 2021
To apply click here 

AFP Manitoba 2021 Fall Grants and Scholarships:

    The Chamberlain Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for an AFP Chapter Member who has not yet attended the International AFP ICON conference - the world's #1 fundraising conference.
    The Chamberlain Scholarship will cover the attendance at AFP ICON in Las Vegas, Nevada in May 2022; along with a $500 grant to support additional conference costs.

    Any AFP Manitoba members who will be a first time attendee can apply for the scholarship.
    To learn more about AFP ICON click here.

    To view more information about the grants including criteria  Click here 

    To download the budget form  Click here

    To apply click here for the online application form.

    AFP Manitoba Spring 2022 Grants and Scholarships:

    • Patricia Hardy Scholarship for Professional Advancement
    • Linda Lindsay Scholarship for Professional Development 
    • AFP Manitoba Education Grants

    For any questions about AFP Manitoba grants and scholarships contact Andrew Kussy, Awards and Scholarship Chair. 

    National Scholarship Program

    The Fall application is now closed.
    Watch for information and deadline dates coming soon

    The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy—Canada offers Canadian fundraising professionals working for charitable and non-profit organizations the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills in fundraising.

    Financial scholarships, up to a maximum of $1000, are being offered to cover registration and travel costs for educational programs at the local, national and/or international level.

    Educational Programs that can be funded through the National Scholarship Program include, but are not limited to:

    • AFP Congress
    • AFP CFRE Review Course
    • AFP Chapter Fundraising Workshops & Conferences
    • AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course
    • AFP International Conference
    • Other fundraising conferences/courses/tuition fees

    Interested in creating a scholarship or grant?

    Please contact Sponsorship & Stewardship Chair Stephanie Lambert at to discuss corporate partnership. Or click here for more info.