Gillian Aitken

Junior Associate

Gillian Aitken has over 5 years of experience in fundraising and strategic development. In this time, she has executed a wide range of fundraising initiatives from writing grant proposals and cultivating funding relationships with corporations and foundations, to managing major gift programs and direct mail campaigns. While most of her career has been spent fundraising for charities in Canada, she spent four months in Varanasi, India, preparing successful grant proposals for a local literacy charity. Gillian earned her bachelor’s degree in Global Politics from Carleton University.

Fundraising Area of Expertise: Gillian’s core expertise is in Major and Principal Gifts. She also has extensive experience in Donor Engagement and Donor Journey; Direct Mail; Board Relations; Fundraising Events.

Sector Experience: Education; Youth Empowerment; International Development

Gillian’s fundraising must have: Internal donor strategy meetings.

Contact Gillian at: [email protected]

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