Educational Bursary Opportunity!

Philanthropy - 2015-11National Philanthropy Day Summit
Tuesday, November 17th, 2015
8:00am – 5:30pm
Vancouver Convention Centre

The City of Vancouver Cultural Services is offering up to 6 bursaries for nonprofit small to medium size cultural organizations to attend the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Vancouver Chapter, Annual Summit. Bursaries are intended to assist staff or key board members to attend the Summit and benefit from the professional development activities which include sessions on Donor Engagement, Program Development, Fund Strategy and Management, Leadership, and a Major Gift Master class.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Please download the application (Word Doc) and submit by email to:

Bursary Eligibility and Selection Criteria – Cultural Organizations

Small to medium size Vancouver based non-profit cultural organizations that:

  • Are a City of Vancouver Cultural Services grant recipient or tenant in one of the City’s cultural  spaces
  • Can designate a staff person or board member to attend who has fundraising responsibilities as a direct part of their position portfolio
  • Has specific organizational strategic directions or a strategic plan which include fundraising goals and/or development of a fundraising plan/program.

Central City Foundation is providing administrative support for these bursaries. Questions may be directed to Deanna Wing at or by phone at 604.683.2263.

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