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Shift-It from Major to Corporate – with Heather Nelson, MBA, CFRE

Tuesday Sept 17, 2019

  • 11:30 Registration and Networking (Remember to Bring Your 2019-2020 Membership Dues)
  • 11:50: Buffet Lunch
  • 12:05: Program


Lunch & Learn with Fellow Fundraisers

Does your charity have a strong case for support, but not have the corporate relationships and funding needed to meet your objectives? Heather’s session will make corporate fundraising accessible for all sized organizations. She will provide practical recommendations on the shifts you can make to leverage your major donor skills and systems for corporate fundraising success.

Heather Nelson, MBA, CFRE

Heather is a corporate partnership and sponsorship expert who leads and develops strategic priorities and outcomes for charities and the causes they champion. Heather’s expertise was established as Director at Food Banks Canada where she developed and led a corporate partnership strategy that grew from $1M to $9M, with several million+ partnerships. Heather is an experienced mentor and teacher, including teaching Introduction to Fundraising at Ryerson University. Through her own consultancy, BridgeRaise, Heather works alongside fundraisers to build successful corporate sponsorships and fundraising programs from the ground up. You can learn more about Heather through her LinkedIn profile or at