Attracting Diversity

How immigrant philanthropists see themselves in Canada

Krishan Mehta
Krishan Mehta is the Executive Director, Campaign at Ryerson University. Previously, he held a variety of fundraising, alumni and marketing roles at Seneca College and the University of Toronto. Krishan is also an instructor in Ryerson’s fundraising management certificate program and a PhD candidate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education where he is conducting research on the philanthropy of high net-worth immigrants in Canada. He serves as the Vice President of Inclusion and Equity for the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Greater Toronto Chapter and co-chair of the Inclusive Giving Project, a multi-year government-funded program that brings together donors, community leaders and non-profit managers to share their experiences of giving and fundraising within twelve diverse communities across Ontario.

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