Major Gift expert, Derek Fraser, appointed Senior Consultant in Calgary

Global Philanthropic Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Derek Fraser as Senior Consultant in the Prairies region. Based in Calgary, Derek is a fundraising expert with boundless energy and an unforgettable, enthusiastic personality. Combined with extensive international major gift expertise, from the United States to Bermuda, from the United Kingdom to Hong Kong, China, Korea and Taiwan; Derek has amassed a wealth of knowledge that will serve him well in assisting you with your organization’s fundraising goals.

From grassroots efforts to multi-million-dollar campaigns, his entrepreneurial approach enables him to thrive equally in small development offices and larger advancement operations. He brings broad-based perspectives and international expertise to assessments, plan development, implementation, and counsel.

“I am delighted to be joining Global Philanthropic Canada and assisting our clients in achieving their missions and providing philanthropic impact across Canada,” says Derek. “Guy Mallabone has assembled a diverse and highly experienced team of consultants from across Canada who represent all aspects of the non-profit experience.”

Derek has worked alongside dozens of organizations nationally and abroad including Canadian Feed the Children, Make a Wish Foundation for Southern Alberta, The Mustard Seed, March of Dimes Canada, Bow Valley College, iHuman Youth Society and Lethbridge College.

“We are overjoyed to welcome Derek to Global Philanthropic Canada,” shares Corrie Fortner, Vice President, Prairies. “His energy, expertise and commitment to the fundraising profession make him a fantastic addition to our team. I am excited to work with Derek and confident he will provide excellent service to our clients.”

Echoing these sentiments, Guy Mallabone, CEO & President says, “I’m thrilled to welcome Derek to the Global family of consultants.  His deep understanding of fundraising’s standards of practice and connections to the philanthropic community will prove to be enormous benefits to our clients.”

A recipient of the Gold Standard of The Duke of Edinburgh Award and the prestigious CAISAP Sam Heaman Award for his contributions to independent school philanthropy in Canada, Derek is also a Past President of AFP Calgary and Area Chapter, Past Chair of the AFP Canadian Council (predecessor of AFP Canada), and past Director of the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada.

Derek recently began a second tour of Board service with the AFP Calgary and Area Chapter. He serves as a national mentor for artsVest, a mentoring program with Business in the Arts and continues to serve as the Class Agent for the Class of 1979 at Ridley College.

Derek now offers a complimentary 30-minute session to assess the next steps to achieve success for your organization.

Global Philanthropic Canada is a full-service national fundraising consultancy of highly experienced practitioners. With more than 70 team members Canada-wide, we deliver professional and accessible fundraising counsel to organizations of all sizes in a respectful and inclusive environment. We aim to support, teach, and propel you to meet and exceed your goals by elevating your mission together.