AFP Ottawa’s Future Leaders Mentorship Program In partnership with RBC Thank you for your interest in participating as a protégé in AFP Ottawa’s Future Leaders mentorship program, in partnership with RBC. This program pairs experienced fundraisers with young people who have an interest in the fundraising industry and non-profit sector. AFP Ottawa’s Future Leaders program centres around Fundraising Day, our chapter’s flagship professional development event, to be held on May 12, 2022. Beyond Fundraising Day, Mentors and protégés are encouraged to meet on a self-directed basis throughout the year, take advantage of incredible membership benefits, and take part in exclusive events throughout the year. To be selected as a protégé, you must: Have less than 3 years’ professional experience as a fundraiser, or a strong interest in working in fundraising and the non-profit sector, Be between the ages of 19 and 35, Be available to meet at least once virtually or in person with your mentor before or after AFP Ottawa’s Fundraising Day, AND Be available to attend AFP Ottawa’s Fundraising Day on May 12, 2022. Benefits of becoming a protégé: Receive a complimentary, one-year membership to AFP Ottawa, offering you extensive benefits. Learn more here You’ll be matched with an experienced fundraiser or professional in the nonprofit sector whose interests align with your own (where possible). They will help you network and answer questions throughout Fundraising Day, and beyond Complimentary registration for AFP Ottawa’s 2022 Fundraising Day You’ll also receive complimentary registration for ALL of AFP Ottawa’s professional development events for 2022, including specific educational sessions geared towards networking, personal branding and skills development NEW: An in-person networking session that includes complimentary headshots to use for personal branding online NEW: Invitations to attend social events throughout the year where you can mix and mingle with AFP members at locations across the city, and more! Applications are welcome from students and people in associated industries. Deadline for applications is midnight on Friday, April 22, 2022. If you have any questions about the program or about your application, please contact Ashley Vekeman, Mentorship Chair, AFP Ottawa Board of Directors, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply to be a protégé: Name:* First Last Current Job Title:(if applicable) Current Employer:(if applicable) Email:* Phone:*Age:*Are you a student?* Yes No School:* Program:* Briefly describe your interest in fundraising as a profession:*(max. 1500 characters)Outline your previous fundraising experience, volunteer or otherwise:*(max. 1500 characters)How will this mentorship program help you achieve your professional goals?*(max. 1500 characters)What is your area of interest?*(select all that apply) Health Education Social Services International Development Arts & Culture Nature Religious Other Please describe the other areas of interest:*(max. 600 characters)What area of fundraising would you like to learn more about?*(select all that apply) Annual Giving Major Gifts Legacy/Planned Giving Capital Campaigns Monthly Giving Events Direct Mail/Direct Response Stewardship/Donor Relations Data & Analytics Prospect Research Grant Writing Digital Marketing & Communications Strategic Planning Volunteer Management Leadership & Governance Consulting Other Please describe the other areas you would like to learn about:*(max. 600 characters)Are you currently being mentored by someone in the fundraising community?* Yes No Name of Mentor:* Thank you for your interest in AFP Ottawa’s Future Leaders mentorship program, in partnership with RBC! Separate registration for Fundraising Day is required. Successful applicants will be notified and provided with a promo code upon acceptance into the program. AFP Ottawa’s Future Leaders mentorship program exists outside of and in addition to existing mentorship relationships. Protégés may not request a specific mentor and will not be paired with an existing mentor, and all pairings will be done by committee based on mutual interests. If you have any questions about the program or about your application, please contact Ashley Vekeman, Mentorship Chair, AFP Ottawa Board of Directors, at email@example.com.EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.