About WCFC

Named one of the world’s 12 Best NonProfit Conferences, Western Canada Fundraising Conference (WCFC) celebrates its 8th annual gathering of formidable fundraisers and charity sector leaders from across Canada and around the world!

WCFC offers a unique and incredibly affordable opportunity for you to connect with leading fundraising professionals working with charities and not-for-profit organizations around Western Canada.

Premium Content
Award-winning international speakers join forces with frontline fundraising superstars to deliver informative and inspiring sessions that are both practical and profound.

Priceless Connections
You will love the cosy and caring climate we are famous for and will be instantly welcomed into our WCFCommunity – a generous group of colleagues that support each other all year long!

LAST YEAR’s WCFC23 Conference Schedule

As we finalize this year’s speakers and schedule details (usually ready in March), check out last year’s:

View the Western Canada Fundraising Conference 2023 schedule & directory.

Travel Partners


WestJet is a WCFC24 airline partner.

Conference attendees receive exclusive discounts on travel to WCFC24!

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CFRE Points

Full participation in WCFC23 was applicable for 17.0 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

WCFC24 evaluation results will be shared in April 2024

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Participation in WCFC23 may assist you in learning or reviewing concepts covered on the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) examination as detailed on the Test Content Outline provided by CFRE International. CFRE International does not sponsor or endorse any educational programmes and WCFC23 was not developed in conjunction with CFRE International.

WCFC Award

Work for a charity with a tiny budget?  Come for FREE!

For Free?  For real!

Named in memory of our conference cornerstone, Simone Joyaux, this award recognizes Simone’s passion for building our profession through sharing our cumulative ‘body of knowledge’.

And thanks to the sponsorship of The Common Good fundraising agency, WCFC is pleased to offer multiple awards to successful applicants.

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– Deadline for #WCFC24 applications is March 22nd, 2024. –



WCFC is teaming up with CAGP in a big way again this year to bring their sell-out Gift Planning Fundamentals course to Winnipeg on May 28th, 2024, the day before #WCFC24 begins. It’s a fantastic way to super-charge your professional development while conserving your travel budget!

We're finalizing details including an exclusive, incredible discount for #WCFC24 delegates.  More details to come in late February, 2024.

COVID Health and Safety

WCFC is committed to the health, safety and social well-being of all delegates, guests, sponsors, speakers, volunteers, and staff. We continue to monitor guidance from Public Health for regulations and guidelines.