The Goldie Company

"Together we can achieve great things"

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The Goldie Company is one of Canada’s leading consulting firms working exclusively with the nonprofit sector. Since 1965 we have been helping organizations to successfully achieve their fundraising, management and communications goals. We have provided counsel to hospitals, universities, colleges, churches, municipalities, cultural, environmental, social service and community organizations for annual giving campaigns, capital campaigns as well as major gift and endowment campaigns. Over the years we have identified sponsorship and relationship building opportunities, developed case statements, undertaken strategic planning and community engagement programs, and designed stewardship, communications and marketing plans. We also recruit, coach and mentor staff and volunteers for our clients.

We are passionate about philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, so we work hard to support and encourage organizations to achieve their goals, every step of the way.

Parley: June 2017 - Future Fundraiser Peter Herriman

Peter HerrimanThis month, Parley spoke with Peter Herriman, the 2017 recipient of the Gordon L. Goldie Memorial Scholarship. Established in memory of The Goldie Company’s founder, this scholarship honours Gordon’s legacy and supports Humber College students who are on their way to creating meaningful change as fundraising professionals.

Peter, you recently received the Gordon L. Goldie Scholarship. Congratulations! What brought you to Humber College for the Fundraising Management program?

I like to say it’s been a life’s journey to get to Humber. As a child and teenager, I was a patient at the Hospital for Sick Children ...

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Human Potential - Announcing Teresa Vasilopoulos as new Executive Director of The WoodGreen Foundation

The Goldie Company is pleased to congratulate Teresa Vasilopoulos on her new appointment as Executive Director of The WoodGreen Foundation.

In its 80th year, The WoodGreen Foundation, a United Way member agency, boasts an incredible legacy as a provider of vital community services and a leader in the creation of successful and sustainable solutions towards some of the city and province’s most pressing social needs. 

Through programs like Homeward Bound, a program that enables single mothers and their children to go from shelters to self-sufficiency, WoodGreen is breaking the generational cycle of poverty and truly transforming lives.  It ...

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The Goldie Company Announces New Executive Appoinment in Ottawa, Canada

The Goldie Company is very proud to announce the appointment of its newest Senior Consultant.  With offices based in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Halifax, The Goldie Company welcomes Ottawa based Lois Graveline who, as an accomplished Certified Fundraising Executive, is “excited to grow the business in Ottawa.”

Lois comes to The Goldie Company with twenty-four years’ experience working in the non-profit sector; including nine years as owner and strategic consultant of her own firm.  She has led the development of strong and sustainable fundraising programs for organizations such as the Canadian Hunger Foundation, CARE Canada, USC Canada, Parkinson’s Society, and more recently, as the Regional Executive Director of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Her well-honed skills include strategic planning and implementation, relationship and capacity building, volunteer and community engagement as well as major gift and planed giving solicitations and board engagement and governance issues.

Lois is deeply passionate about the charitable sector in Canada and her mission and values are congruous with those of The Goldie Company. Beyond her work, Lois strives to create a better world and improve the environment for philanthropy in Canada through her support of, and participation with, AFP Ottawa - as a member since 2002 - where she served as Co-Chair of Fundraising Day and as the Chair of the Mentorship Program.  She currently serves on the board of Cancer Computer.  Lois has an appreciation of the value people give to the non-profit sector, and has been known to selflessly volunteer her family and friends to support whatever charitable initiative she is involved in. Good job Lois!

“As we look towards the future and the increasing role that The Goldie Company will play in the strategic and fund development needs of many organizations across Canada, we are delighted to have such a committed and skilled fundraising professional such as Lois join our team,” said George Stanois, Managing Director of The Goldie Company.

Our work is only possible through the coordination and dedication of our strategic consultants, directors and experts in the non-profit industry. “Together, we can achieve great things.”

The Goldie Company offers a full range of fundraising and management services to drive campaigns and build organizational capacity with an impressive client list in the healthcare, education, and cultural sectors in Canada and the United States. As Canada’s longest established fundraising firm, Goldie has raised in excess of one billion dollars and has gained a reputation for both developing innovative solutions and drawing on considerable experience to achieve exceptional results.

In today’s world, non-profit organizations are increasingly challenged to identify opportunities and to develop smart funding strategies. The Goldie Company understands these challenges and shares your commitment to making the world a better place.

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