David Venn


David brings more than a decade’s worth of communications, marketing and public relations experience in the nonprofit sector to his role with Community Foundations of Canada. Prior to joining CFC, he coordinated public relations for a University Chair in adolescent mental health in Halifax, managed communications for a national substance abuse policy centre in Ottawa, and studied child and youth international development in Europe.

David volunteers his time and expertise to a variety of charitable causes, serving most recently as a Board Member with Causeway Work Centre, an Ottawa-based nonprofit that supports unemployed or underemployed people who face significant barriers to living independently.

David is an amateur cook, ultimate frisbee enthusiast, and spends his free time travelling with his wife overseas or visiting his second home in Nepal.



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