Posts tagged BrainTrust Philanthropy
Episode 11: Want to be a Fundraiser in a Smaller Centre? Be Prepared to be a Generalist Extraordinaire

In this episode, we spoke with Carmen Haakstad, Vice President External Relations at Grande Prairie Regional College; Georgina Altman, Vice President, External Relations and Infrastructure at Lakeland College; Michael Donlevy, Vice-President, Business Development at Red Deer College; and Scott Decksheimer, President and CEO at ViTreo Group. Our topic was the urban | non-urban divide in fundraising and why fundraising in smaller centres has both its rewards and its challenges.

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Episode 10: If You Want to Work in Chinese Philanthropy, You Need to Understand Guanxi

In this episode, we spoke with Melody Song, Senior Development Officer Prospect Management and International Development with the Calgary Zoo; Laura Edwards, Executive Director Advancement at York House School; and Beth Ann Locke, Director of Advancement in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Our topic was China, the new superpower...of philanthropy.

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Episode 4: Don't Be a Jerk! The Key to Retaining Great Staff

In this episode, we spoke with Founder & Principal of Watermark Philanthropic Advising, Sharilyn Hale; Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta, Jane Potentier; President and CEO of tpb strategic counsel ltd., Tom Berekoff; and ViTreo Partner, Andrea McManus. We discussed The Future of Fundraising & Philanthropy, and as you can imagine it is an interesting future indeed!

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Episode 3: The Future of Fundraising & Philanthropy

In this episode, we spoke with Founder & Principal of Watermark Philanthropic Advising, Sharilyn Hale; Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta, Jane Potentier; President and CEO of tpb strategic counsel ltd., Tom Berekoff; and ViTreo Partner, Andrea McManus. We discussed The Future of Fundraising & Philanthropy, and as you can imagine it is an interesting future indeed!

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Episode 2: Philanthropy in the Era of Trump

In this episode, we spoke with Bob Carter, CEO of Carter International and former chair of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. We were also joined by Jocelyne Daw from JS DS Daw & Associates in Calgary; and Sharron Batsch, a fundraising leader in Edmonton. What a panel! Our topic was Philanthropy in the Era of Trump, and as you can imagine this gave us more than enough to talk about. 

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