Episode 6 – Donors and Brides – Beyond the Veil with Sarah Wong

Sarah is a 25-year-old entrepreneur born and raised in Ottawa. During the day, she works at a local tech company dedicated to changing the face of healthcare. But on evenings and weekends, she is a wedding planner dedicated to making life stress-free for local brides and grooms to be!

Sarah has enjoyed every opportunity for learning and personal growth that philanthropy has provided her along her journey! 

Sneak Peek of EP 6: Donors and Brides – Beyond the Veil with Sarah Wong

Sarah is a 25-year-old entrepreneur born and raised in Ottawa. During the day, she works at a local tech company dedicated to changing the face of healthcare. But on evenings and weekends, she is a wedding planner dedicated to making life stress-free for local brides and grooms to be!

Sarah has enjoyed every opportunity for learning and personal growth that philanthropy has provided her along her journey! 

Episode 5 – The Magical World of Event Planning with Samantha Banks

Samantha Banks has been working and volunteering in the philanthropic sector for over a decade. She is a graduate of the Humber Fundraising and Volunteer Management Program and has held positions on both the fundraising and granting side of the industry. She loves to dance and throw events that bring amazing people together. She has worked in Montreal and Ottawa, and served as the Chief of Staff for a Family Office and Foundation in Toronto. Sam is now the Director of Philanthropy, Under 40, for UJA Federation of Greater Toronto.

Sneak Peek of EP 5 – The Magical World of Event Planning with Samantha Banks

Samantha Banks has been working in the philanthropic sector for close to eight years. She is a graduate of the Humber Fundraising and Volunteer Management Program and has held positions on both the fundraising and granting side of the industry. She loves to dance and throw events that bring amazing people together. Samantha loves to say, “I’ll continue to change lives until the day people stop changing mine!”  

Episode 4 – Getting Involved on Your Campus with Caitlin Salvino

Caitlin Salvino is a recent 2017 graduate from Carleton University completing a B.A. Combined Honours in Human Rights and Transnational Law, and is the National Chair of OurTurn. OurTurn is a student-led organization working with 28 student unions and groups across 8 provinces representing close to 400,000 students. It was initiated through the publication of the OurTurn National Action Plan – a bilingual, adaptable, action plan to end campus sexual violence through a holistic response.

Sneak Peek of EP 4: Getting Involved on Your Campus with Caitlin Salvino

Caitlin Salvino is a recent 2017 graduate from Carleton University completing a B.A. Combined Honours in Human Rights and Transnational Law, and is the National Chair of OurTurn. OurTurn is a student-led organization working with 28 student unions and groups across 8 provinces representing close to 400,000 students. It was initiated through the publication of the OurTurn National Action Plan – a bilingual, adaptable, action plan to end campus sexual violence through a holistic response.

Sneak Peek of EP 3: Understanding Communications with Eric Collard

A sneak peek at Episode 3, ladies and gentlemen! Extremely excited to share with you a little about what you can expect from our interview with Eric Collard! 

Eric Collard spends his days as the Managing Partner of the Ottawa Media Group. 

When he’s not giving workshops or presenting at conferences, he’s helping clients merge the time-tested principles of public relations with the new online realities.

 

Episode 2 – Dan Brunette Navigating Ethics

In this month’s episode, we talk Ethics in Fundraising with Daniel Brunette from the Ottawa Community Foundation

Daniel Brunette is the Director, Development and Donor Services for the Ottawa Community Foundation. During the past 17 years, he has worked and volunteered in a number of different capacities in the not-for-profit sector. He began his career by working on the Passing the Torch Campaign to build the new Canadian War Museum, before being recruited to the  University of Ottawa and then by the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa. In 2012, he was invited to join the Ottawa Community Foundation and has served on the Management team since in January of 2015.

As a volunteer, Daniel has spoken extensively about fundraising, including webinars on charitable compliance and receipting for the Capacity Builders program and was a guest lecturer for a continuing education class at Algonquin College (Ottawa Valley Campus) on Ethics and Fundraising. He is currently serving as a Board member and Chair of the Government Relations Committee for the Association of Fundraising Professionals in Canada. He is also the Vice-President of the Bhawani Anantaraman Foundation and prior to this, he served on a number of other boards and committees, including the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (Québec)  and the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa Foundation.  In 2015, he was recognized with a Community Builder Award from United Way Ottawa for his sector involvement and capacity-building work.

 

Association of Fundraising Professionals:www.afpnet.org

Ottawa Community Foundation: www.ocf-fco.ca

Canada Revenue Agency: www.cra-arc.gc.ca/charitylists/

Imagine Canada: www.sectorsource.ca/

CFRE Reading List: www.cfre.org/pdf/CFRE-Reading-List.pdf

Association of Healthcare Philanthropy: www.ahp.org

Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education: www.ccae.org

Canadian Association of Gift Planners: https://www.cagp-acpdp.org/ 

 

Connect with Dan

Dan’s Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-p-brunette-61880a3/

 

 

Email: dbrunette@ocf-fco.ca

 

Sneak Peek of EP 2: Dan Brunette Navigating Ethics

A sneak peek at Episode 2, ladies and gentlemen! Extremely excited to share with you a little about what you can expect from our interview with Dan Burnette! 

Daniel Brunette is the Director, Development and Donor Services for the Ottawa Community Foundation. During the past 17 years, he has worked and volunteered in a number of different capacities in the not-for-profit sector. As a volunteer, Daniel has spoken extensively about fundraising. In 2015, he was recognized with a Community Builder Award from United Way Ottawa for his sector involvement and capacity-building work.