Organizations are encouraged to send two people — senior staff responsible for fundraising and a volunteer board member.
Wendy Johnston worked with various social movements in the 70’s and 80’s and later moved to the non-profit sector where she has worked for the past 20 years. She is passionate about grassroots fundraising where organizations ground themselves in their friends and supporters who support their mission and values. She has delivered grassroots fundraising workshops to over 250 nonprofits in the region in the past five years.
Pat Kipping has worked in the nonprofit and public sectors for several decades including the Public Archives of Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Arts Council. Her most recent positions were as Senior Development Officer for Oxfam Canada and the Nova Scotia Community College Foundation. She serves on the Board of the Ecology Action Centre.