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/