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Ken Wyman

Ken Wyman has more than 35 years’ experience helping grassroots groups grow, and raising millions of dollars. He has written or contributed to eight books on fundraising, most recently Excellence in Fundraising in Canada, and is a frequent media commentator. He won the first ever award as Fund Raising Executive of the Year from the AFP Toronto Chapter. Outside Humber, Ken consults for non-profit groups and teaches workshops, and has spoken at conferences across Canada, from the Arctic Circle, in the USA, Cuba England, Sweden, Austria and Holland. He has been part of Humber's Fundraising program since an early part-term version in the mid-eighties, and served on the founding program advisory committee that developed the full-time graduate certificate. He was Program Coordinator for 12 years, and has taught many different courses, including. in the 2014-15 academic year, Ethical and Legal Issues; Trends, Research and Advocacy; Annual and Capital Campaigns; and Direct Marketing and Merchandising. He has also taught Communications for Humber's International Development graduate program, Agency Administration and Fundraising for the Social Service Workers program, and both Public Speaking and Research for the Advertising and Marketing Communications Diploma. In 2012-13 his research sabbatical focused on charities, advocacy and social justice. Before joining Humber, Ken was a consultant for the sector, worked for Oxfam-Canada, and served as a journalist.