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Nova Scotia, Canada

Sarah Lyon

Sarah Lyon has been in fundraising for 13 years and is a CFRE. As the founder of Nova Scotia Gives More she has learned that her passion is supporting small businesses and seeing them succeed on GivingTuesday and beyond!

“Generosity is giving of your time, treasures and talents to lift others up!”

- Sarah Lyon, Nova Scotia, Canada

Ideas Incubator

  • Project Type: Promoting democracy
  • Issue Area: Human and Civil Rights

The Ideas Incubator focuses on reaching out to organizations that work with and support racialized and marginalized communities to help incubate their philanthropy plans for GivingTuesday and beyond, in a confidential session. But one hour isn’t enough. Each organization received follow up with resources and a year-long membership to the Association of Fundraising Professionals to continue learning and networking.

Organizations that participated have reported back the immediate impact the session has had on them, including changing the culture of philanthropy at their organizations.