John Phin


John Phin brings more than 35 years of experience as a professional fundraiser with diverse experience through many roles and organizations. He is an accomplished consultant, teacher, and expert in the art and science of fundraising. He approaches his work with a well-developed professional curiosity and a determination to make organizations better, stronger, more competitive and collaborative.

John has also owned and managed his own fundraising firm, and for eight years held a lecturer appointment at Mount Royal University teaching fundraising and Fund Development. He has a very mature understanding of what it takes to encourage philanthropic support and a range of skills with which to do it. As a fundraiser, writer, and communications specialist, he has a proven track record of helping organizations raise the funds they need to achieve their mission and vision for their community. He provides the tools they need to change the world.

He is an advocate for the profession, having earned and maintained the CFRE credential for 20 years. He is an active or past member of several professional associations with local, national, and international board and committee experience. He is recruited as a speaker on Fund Development, fundraising techniques, and the role of fundraising in charitable organizations.