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Dane Bland


Dane Bland

Dane Bland

Director of Development & Communications
He/Him

Dane is a not-for-profit leader focused on translating development activities to social betterment, political action, advocacy, and systemic change.

Dane Bland is a non-profit leader with over 10 years of experience in the charitable and not-for-profit sector, including in human rights, arts & culture, education and healthcare. Dane is a Certified Fundraising Executive, and a graduate of the Trent University Business Administration Program and Seneca College Fundraising Management postgraduate certificate program. Dane is a board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Canada’s national board, a board member of the AFP Greater Toronto Area, and a board member of the Workforce Development Board of the Peterborough Region. Dane has been a CFRE Ambassador for Ontario since 2019.

Dane is proud to be a volunteer and supporter with numerous other community and activist causes, and brings a passion for community management, activism, and volunteer engagement. 

When not working, Dane is a hockey fan, a dog lover (and owner), a once-decent golfer, a self-professed “culture vulture” and a lover of all things arts and heritage.