User Submitted Stories

  • Cathy Brothers, CEO of Capacity Canada

    1. Cathy as a Founding Director of Capacity Canada you have a long history of successes. Please share a few achievements that you feel really proud of. In the 50-plus years that I have worked in charitable organizations, I have had so many opportunities to be part of activities that truly make a positive difference […]

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  • Carolynn Morrison

    As a parent of a son living with Autism, I never dreamed that I would have been afforded the wonderful opportunities that came my way as a volunteer in the Developmental Disability Sector. It has been both an honour and a privilege to serve on various committees to meet and work with the many Champions […]

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  • Matt Spurway, Executive Director of GEO Nova Scotia

    Our Q&A with Matt Spurway 1. Please tell us about your motivation to work in the Nonprofit space? My path to the non-profit sector was not a straight line, at all. For 15 years I was in the private sector, mostly retail, and mostly with family-run businesses competing against the big players. An emphasis on […]

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  • Anu Dugal, Director of Community Initiatives & Policy at Canadian Women’s Foundation

    Anu Dugal is a formidable advocate for women. She has previously been the Director of Violence Prevention Programs and, before that, a Board Member and Chair of the Violence Prevention Committee. Anuradha also sits on Minister Monsef’s Advisory Council on Gender-based Violence and is a member of the Conseil des Montrealaises. Q&A with Anu Dugal […]

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  • Bruce Macdonald, President and CEO, Imagine Canada

    1) How did you achieve what seems like a Herculean feat-of amazingly effective advocacy in the past 18 months? What can we in the Sector learn from you regarding this success? First, it is important to stress that the advances we have seen in advocacy efforts at the federal level have been the result of a […]

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  • Marina Glogovac, President and CEO of CanadaHelps

    Meet a CEO who has tripled donations for the charitable and non-profit sector! Marina Glogovac, President and CEO of CanadaHelps, is the architect who galvanized this groundswell of success. She’s a human dynamo for whom excellence is routine, and she is completely in support of an Ontario Week of Appreciation. View her full Q&A

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  • Daniele Zanotti, CEO United Way of Greater Toronto

    Innovative strategic and creator of groundbreaking intersectional partnerships within the nonprofit sector, governments at all levels, and the corporate sector on behalf of GTA communities. He is a  sought-out speaker whose eloquence is boundless and leaves one spellbound. He is a friend and an invaluable strategic guide for us at the Foundation. His favourite quote is […]

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  • Cathy Taylor-Executive Director Ontario Nonprofit Network

    Inspiring Leadership. Strategic Thinker. The Nonprofit Sector’s unflinching enthusiast! Formidable Advocate-charting new paths for the Nonprofit Sector in Ontario and Canada. She’s been inspired throughout her career, like many, by Margaret Mead’s quote “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” But […]

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  • Keisa Campbell

    United Way Greater Toronto Culture Champion Award RecipientKeisa is recognized for her remarkable leadership in bringing an equity lens and focus to community investment, granting and evaluation processes. Her commitment to collaboration and passion for anti-racism work led to the development of our Community Investment Equity and Reconciliation Action Plan and formation of the Equity […]

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  • Reta Red Sky Hamlin

    Reta Red Sky Hamlin, Supervisor Native Child and Family Centre Reta Red Sky Hamlin on Manitouland Island, close to her reserve Aundeck Omni Kaning. “Going home to our Ancestral land at least once a year helps keep us grounded and connected in mind, body, and spirit.” As a deeply committed Supervisor at the NEW Mount […]

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