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Fund Development Consultant for the Non-profit Sector

Guy Mallabone is recognized internationally as one of the nonprofit sector’s most thoughtful and inspiring leaders. Since 1980 he has been providing exceptional advice and service to clients in the non-profit sector, including universities, social service agencies, health care providers, and others.

He’s a recognized international expert in fund development and is engaged in every aspect of fund raising and integrated fund development practice, including annual fund, major gift, and gift planning. Clients include all types and sizes of non-profit organizations, and are located in Canada and around the world.

Headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Guy leads Global Philanthropic Inc. as President and CEO, conducting fund development training and consulting in more than a dozen countries. As a practitioner, author, teacher and presenter, Guy works with all types and sizes of goals and challenges.

Consulting Services: Guy has broad experience in donor prospecting and qualification techniques, cultivation & solicitation strategies, campaign management, and stewardship practices. Guy is widely recognized for his expertise specifically in major gift fundraising, fundraising solicitation, and campaign management. He also provides professional mentoring and personal coaching. Specific services include: Board and Organizational Development; Fund Development (full spectrum); Performance Audit; Feasibilitiy/Planning studies; Strategic Planning; Campaign Counsel; Personnel and Compensation; and Training and Presenting.

Sector experience: Mallabone has 30 years experience as staff (Executive Director, senior Executive Management, and Chief Development Officer), consultant, and board member in the nonprofit sector, including positions with SAIT Polytechnic, the University of Alberta, and the Canadian Red Cross Society. Guy has been recognized as the Outstanding Fundraising Executive by both AFP (Edmonton 1999) and AFP (Calgary 2011), and was recognized in 2009 as one of Alberta’s 50 Most Influential Citizens by Alberta Venture Magazine and one of Calgary’s 20 most Compelling Citizens by the Calgary Herald.

Guy serves as Adjunct Professor for the Master of Fundraising program at the University of Bologna, Italy; serves on the Program Advisory Committee for Canada's new Masters Degree in Philanthropy at Carleton University; and is Chair of Canada Advancing Philanthropy, an organization or professional fundraisingi practitioners working to address philanthropic capacity issues in Canada.

What others are saying

Guy Mallabone is one of the most engaging speakers around today. Guy knows how to efficiently and effectively deliver key messages that are easy to comprehend. He draws on his vast knowledge of fundraising by sharing many case studies that make participants feel they are having a personal discussion with Guy. He has the passion and the energy that leaves you wanting more. He is incredibly astute when it comes to reading his audience and is able to tailor the message accordingly. Anytime I get the opportunity, I recommend Guy Mallabone as a speaker.”


Sue McCoy, MA, CFRE, Director of Development, Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation


Miracle Children’s Network Workshop, May 2013