Dane Bland is a non-profit leader with 8 years’ of experience in the charitable and not-for-profit sector. Dane has previously worked in professional theatre, at the Michener Institute, at TIFF, at Trent University, and most recently at the Providence Healthcare Foundation. 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, and a board member of the AFP Greater Toronto Area. 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.