HeathcareLeadership

Sunnybrook Foundation announces Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO

TORONTO, ON–The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s Chair Fred Waks and Vice-Chair Anne Odette Kaye announced the appointment of Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO. After an extensive North American search and formal recruitment process, Kelly was selected for her proven track record of transformational leadership and commitment to …

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Industry NewsLeadership

Paula Attfield adds CEO responsibilities at Stephen Thomas Ltd

Neil Gallaiford stays on as Chair of the Board as ST helps clients drive fundraising efforts during Covid-19 pandemic TORONTO, ON–Stephen Thomas Ltd (ST), Canada’s premier full-service agency specializing in branding, marketing and fundraising for the non-profit sector, announced today that Paula Attfield has ascended to the role of CEO, …

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COVID-19FundingLeadership

Stabilize the nonprofit sector to rebuild Ontario–ONN

A proposal and statement from the Ontario Nonprofit Network Imagine communities without nonprofits and charities – no summer camps, no minor softball or soccer clubs, no museums, art galleries or theatres, mental health services, women’s shelters, immigrant services, community health centres, food banks, nonprofit housing. Every Ontarian has benefitted from …

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LeadershipMarket Research

Study: Canadian Leaders’ Moment of Truth

Fifth annual Proof CanTrust Index reveals make or break trust moment for Canadian leaders TORONTO, ON–Canada’s trust story is in many ways stable and strong. However, the 2020 Proof CanTrust Index, one of the largest and deepest studies of trust in Canada, suggests there is significant room for improvement, especially …

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EnvironmentLeadership

Earth’s Call Appoints New Executive Director To Scale Climate Philanthropy

Los Angeles, CA–Earth’s Call Fund has named Justin Winters as its Executive Director to lead a new philanthropic initiative that has pledged $50M to bring much-needed resources to communities, organizations, and youth leaders on the frontlines of the climate crisis. Spike Buckley, founder of Earth’s Call Fund, said: “Earth’s Call …

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Leadership

CARE CANADA WELCOMES BARBARA GRANTHAM AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO

OTTAWA,–After a comprehensive international search, the CARE Canada Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Barbara Grantham will join the organization as President and Chief Executive Officer. Barbara, who was President and CEO of the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, is an executive with more than 30 years of …

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AwardsLeadership

Fourteen new Order of Canada Appointments are for philanthropic work

OTTAWA, ON–Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada has announced 120 new appointments to the Order of Canada. The new member list includes 5 Companions (C.C.), 38 Officers (O.C.), and 77 Members (C.M.). Recipients will be invited to accept their insignia at a ceremony to be …

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AwardsLeadership

AFP Honours 2019 Philanthropy Award Recipients at luncheon

(photo by Amy Pawluk) TORONTO, ON–The AFP Philanthropy Awards were officially recognized at a luncheon that closed out the 2019 AFP Congress in Toronto. “On behalf of all us at the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter, congratulations to the 2019 honourees. They are an extraordinary group of people who have made …

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AFP CanadaLeadership

Penny Connors appointed Executive Director of AFP Greater Toronto

TORONTO, ON–The Greater Toronto Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) has announced the appointment of Penny Connors as the new Executive Director for the Chapter, just in time for the AFP Congress which starts on Sunday. After 25 years of incredible service to the Chapter, Cynthia Quigley will …

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CharitiesLeadership

Ben Mulroney is new spokesperson for CNIB Foundation

TORONTO, ON–The CNIB Foundation, Canada’s largest non-profit supporting people who are blind or partially sighted, today announced that national media personality and producer, Ben Mulroney, will act as the organization’s spokesperson. “We’re thrilled to welcome Ben to the CNIB Foundation family,” says the charity’s president and CEO, John M. Rafferty. …

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