Innovative Fundraising Expert Appointed as Senior Consultant

Global Philanthropic Canada has appointed an innovative fundraising professional, Debra Bond-Gorr, as Senior Consultant effective February 1, 2022. Debra is based in Toronto, Ontario.

Following an illustrious career in marketing and public relations with the for-profit sector including with the fashion industry, Debra turned her attention to her true passion. She began working with not-for-profits which led her to raise over $400 million for causes close to her heart. To say she has been successful is an understatement.

Debra’s approach to fundraising inspires individuals to excel and organizations to innovate. To date, Debra has over three decades of experience in the health and social services sectors. Most recently, Debra was Chief Development Officer with the Centennial Infant and Child Care Foundation. Her work there moved her deeply and she appreciates immensely the relationships she made with her colleagues and the many families the organization supported.

“I’m thrilled to welcome Debra to the Global team,” says Guy Mallabone, President and CEO of Global Philanthropic Canada. “Her understanding of the local market and experience within the sector will provide significant benefit to our clients.”

Debra looks forward to moving the needle with organizations throughout her work with Global. “I joined Global Philanthropic Canada because of the great opportunity it afforded me to work and collaborate with the great minds and experience of the Global team,” says Debra of her new role as Senior Consultant. “I would love to work with you! Together we can make your dreams a reality.”

Debra’s background also includes working as a professor at Loyalist College. She thoroughly enjoys mentoring young fundraising professionals. She has also served as Vice President Philanthropy with Prostate Cancer Canada.

Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Studies from Queen’s University. She also holds a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation and a Focus on Learning Certification from Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology.

To see Debra’s complete profile, and reach her directly, click here.

Global Philanthropic Canada is a full-service national fundraising consultancy of highly experienced practitioners. With offices coast to coast and more than 25 Senior Consultants across the country, we deliver professional and affordable executive-level fundraising counsel to organizations of all sizes. Together with our clients, we think, build and lead to create more sustainable organizations.