Newton Vanriel is an accomplished professional fundraiser with over 20 year’s experience in all levels of fundraising, strategic planning, policy development, consulting and community development both in non profits and government agencies. Newton has raised millions and received awards for corporate, capital, individual and planned giving campaigns, and has managed successful key special events (i.e. golf events, galas).
His passion is to find new ways of thinking “outside the box”, and developing long term strategies. He has been involved in variety of Boards in the areas of: housing, health, equity, mental illness issues, and has been a past volunteer of Tropicana’s Saturday Increase your Success Tutorial program from 1992-1994.
Newton is an honours graduate from the Ryerson University, and holds a Certificate in Conflict Mediation and has been a member of The Association of Fundraising Professionals since 1998. A devoted family man who has devoted his life to his wife Vivienne and his successful daughter (Alexandra – 20) and son (Jordan – 17).
Often described as a type “A” personality with a humorous competitive spirit!