Hamilton’s Kim Shippey Combines a Creative Lens with On-the-ground Fundraising Experience, Joining Global as Senior Consultant

Kim Shippey arrives at every organization with a passion for creating positive change. Her drive to achieve, creative nature, infectious energy, and genuine approach to relationship-building make her an unforgettable collaborator. From arts & culture to Indigenous projects to post-secondary institutions, she brings over two decades of experience spanning fourteen years within non-profit organizations and five years as a consultant.

“I am thrilled to be a part of the Global team supporting organizations, and creating impactful change,” shares Kim. “I am looking forward to working with you to connect your values with your impact and provide sustainable solutions that set you up for continued success.”

“Having Kim join the Ontario Team at Global is a milestone,” adds Dora Boylen-Pabst, Vice President, Ontario with Global Philanthropic Canada. “Her overall depth and scope of experience in the sector is considerable, and her interests and abilities complement our existing team well. I am personally looking forward to having an additional resource on the Team when it comes to Strategic Planning and engagement, as well as in the Social Service sector.”

Working alongside New Circles in Toronto, she increased major giving by 14% and foundation funding by 46%. As Executive Director of Lynnwood Arts, a public art gallery, she spearheaded a successful Indigenous Artist Project, collaborating with artists from Six Nations and Mississauga of the Credit First Nations. Encompassing diverse art forms, this project focuses on amplifying Indigenous voices and perspectives in the art world. She has established an endowment and increased Lynnwood’s major giving by 20% and corporate funding by 42%.

During her time as the Director of Major Giving and Campaigns at Mohawk College, she led and helped to complete a $54M capital campaign with the building of the Joyce Centre for Partnership and Innovation. She achieved 80% over the goal for gift-in-kind donations and 11% over goal for the annual giving program.

Kim excels in strategic planning, organizational strategy, major giving and fund development, Indigenous programming, capital campaigns, and branding, marketing, and communications. She has the expertise to provide sustainable solutions, empower teams, and move your non-profit from good to great.

She has collectively raised over $175 million for non-profit organizations. With progressive leadership experience, she is adept at stepping in as interim CEO/Executive Director or Chief Development Officer and is skilled at embracing innovative strategies, and guiding organizations through best practices. Strengthening operations and promoting collaboration that results in transformational giving and engagement, remains her guiding compass.

“I’m delighted to welcome Kim to the Global Philanthropic Canada family,” states Guy Mallabone, CEO & President of Global Philanthropic Canada. “Her deep expertise and understanding of the region will benefit our clients immensely.”

Kim has a Bachelor of Music (Performance) from Queen’s University and a Master of Music (Performance) from Western University and the Royal College of Music, UK.

Kim 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.