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.

AFP Manitoba 2023 Fall Grants and Scholarships Intake is now closed.

 Fall 2023 grants and scholarships include:

    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 Toronto, April 2024; 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.

    More details.....

    Watch for the AFP Manitoba 2024 Spring Grants and Scholarships Intake in March 2024!

    Keep an eye out for future announcements and be sure to take advantage of the next intake period. AFP Manitoba is here to help you reach your fundraising goals and advance your career. Stay tuned for updates and take the next step towards success!

    Patricia Hardy Scholarship for Professional Advancement - $500.00
    Linda Lindsay Scholarship for Professional Development - $500.00
    (Criteria:  Organization must have an annual budget of under $1,000,000.00)
    AFP Manitoba Education Grants - up to $1000.00

    (Open to all fundraising professionals in Manitoba)

    For any questions about AFP Manitoba grants and scholarships contact Awards and Scholarship Chair

    National Scholarship Program

    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 Evelyn Orlovitz at to discuss corporate partnership  Or click here for more info