Peterborough Area Fundraisers’ Network

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The Peterborough Area Fundraisers’ Network (PAFN) is a network of fundraising individuals who have a desire to share ideas, information, learn and keep up to date on what is happening in the sector. Network members are from non-profit organizations across the Peterborough and Kawartha Lakes areas. PAFN offers numerous networking opportunities as well as an exceptional speaker series.


Monthly Meetings

Regular monthly meetings are held at Five Counties Children’s Centre from 7:45 – 9:00 on the 4th Thursday of each month from October to May (except December). Five Counties is located at 872 Dutton Road, Peterborough . Please enter the building by the north (far) door.

Our Next Meeting…

Thursday September 28, 2017 Annual General Meeting and Professional Development Session: Small Shops, Big Successes.

Over 80% of donations in Canada go to 2% of the now almost 87,000 charities in the country – what is a small shop to do? Our speaker has personally visited over 1000 small charities in every province of Canada over the past 3 years and observed their fundraising wins and losses. Come learn about what are the most important “do right now” things to get done before the giving season peaks in December, what you need to strategically “stop doing” and most importantly what a small shop can do to get transformational and long term donors. The big take away will be what super-powers most small shops don’t know they have to outmaneuver big charities. You will leave with concrete ideas to raise more money right away, in 2018 and beyond.

Presented by: Paul Nazareth, Vice President of Community Engagement,, CanadaHelps

Time: 7:45 am – 8:00 am Networking
8:00 am – 9:30 am AGM and Presentation
Location: Five Counties Children’s Centre, 872 Dutton Road, Peterborough . Please enter the building by the north (far) door.

Career Opportunities


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