Connecting Communities

YNPN Ottawa Major Gifts 101

Join YNPN Ottawa on Tuesday, September 10 for Connecting Communities: an up-close and personal conversation with one of Ottawa's philanthropic leaders.

This event is the first in YNPN’s series of Connecting Community. Hear from philanthropic leaders in the Ottawa community, to learn from the expertise and experience. 

During the event, our guest speaker will explain how to effectively communicate an organisation’s value to the community in a way that is impactful and relevant. He will share his personal tips on how to leverage your own personal passion within your organisation to ensure growth in the community. 

Event details: doors will open at 5:30 for networking before the event. Get to know YNPN members and board members! Then, hear from our leader and ask questions. 

Date: September 10, 2019

Location: Laurel Room, Hintonburg Community Centre - 1064 Wellington St W, Ottawa, K1Y 2Y3

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

FREE for YNPN Members. 

20$ for non-YNPN Members. Purchase ticket here



Delphine Haslé, CFRELee Pigeau, Director of Philanthropy at Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation

Lee was born in Northern Ontario and has worked across Canada in the non-profit sector. 

He is currently the Director of Philanthropy at Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation.

He has been the CEO of Habitat for Humanity Huronia, an adjunct faculty member of Georgian College’s Fundraising and Resource Development Program and contributing author of “The Vigilant Fundraiser” a fundraising textbook used in two Ontario Colleges, as well the campaign director at Trent and Lakehead Universities and the former Executive Director of Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation.

Lee has been a keynote speaker at various Canadian and provincial conferences, speaking on volunteer management and motivation; board and staff relations as well as fundraising and goal setting. 

At Georgian College, he taught four courses, including Planning for Fundraising, Volunteer Management, Capital Campaigns and Annual Giving. In 2013 he rewrote the curriculum for the program, which is now the Ontario Standard for e-learning in fundraising at the college level.

As a consultant, Lee has worked with small grassroots organizations as well as large multi-national charities on board and staff relations, management, major giving, capital campaigns, donor stewardship and strategic planning. He has more than 25 years of fundraising and non-profit management experience.

Lee lives on a hobby farm near between Richmond and Manotick with his wife, Carolyn and family. He has a daughter at Queen’s and a son in the last year of high school. They are all in involved in various martial arts, and enjoy Ottawa’s restaurants, trails, and activities. 

Join us to and ask your questions of those who know best!

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