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Communications Affinity Group – 2024 Meetings

23 May 2024 - 21 November 2024 / Registration Closed


Open to all communications specialists and grantmaking practitioners from across our philanthropic and nonprofit network.

What? | Program

A regularly scheduled monthly meeting to discuss important or emerging strategic communications and public affairs issues relevant to Canadian foundations and philanthropy. The initiative supports the exchange of ideas, learning about relevant news, sharing intel and working together, while providing a forum for professional development, networking and dialogue.

Topics to be discussed and about which you can start thinking about in advance are:

  • Thursday, May 23: Roundtable discussion – Navigating the Intersection of Social Media and Philanthropy with Shereen Munshi, from The Circle on Philanthropy, and Saima Asad from Community Foundations Canada. 

  • Thursday, June 20: Training Workshop – Digital Communications and Accessibility

  • Thursday, September 23: Pre-PFC Conference Networking Lunch (in person in Ottawa!)

  • Thursday, October 17: Training workshop – A Practical Guide to Building a Government Relations Strategy

  • Thursday, November 21: Roundtable Discussion – Artificial Intelligence (AI) Implications on Communications

Past 2024 sessions:

  • April 2024: Narrative Change and Impact Storytelling
  • March 2024: Together 25 Webinar Series: Lobbying for Change
  • February 2024: Roundtable discussion – Developing Annual Reports and other Impact Reporting

When and How? | Registration

On the 3rd or 4th Thursday of each month at 2 PM AT / 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

Click on any date below to register for that session or for all sessions.