Jennifer Bizzarri

Of Counsel

Jenn has been bringing her communications skills and fundraising experience to Marts & Lundy and Offord Group (our Canadian firm) since 2013. Jenn has been the lead strategist for a number of Canadian and international clients such as the Royal Women’s Hospital (Melbourne), VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation (Vancouver), the University of Ottawa, Queen’s University, Kids Help Phone, Upper Canada College and Rugby Canada. She brings more than 25 years of experience in fundraising, with a particular strength in communications, to Marts & Lundy clients.  

Together with her writing skills, Jenn offers clients the insight and experience required to create successful fundraising communications strategies and materials such as Priority Articulation, Cases for Support, Student Recruitment Strategies, Communications Audits and Organizational and Campaign Planning. In addition, she is a member of the editorial team of Perspectives in Philanthropy, Offord’s annual magazine, serving as the magazine’s editor-in-chief of from 2017 to 2020. Jenn is a past faculty member of the Canadian Association for Independent Schools Leadership Institute, having taught the Marketing and Communications module there in 2018.  

Prior to becoming a consultant in 2011, Jenn was a founding staff member of Greenwood College School in Toronto. She also brings experience in higher education and the arts, having worked at both the University of Toronto and the National Ballet of Canada. She began her fundraising career in 1994 as a McConnell Fellow at McMaster University. She moved to Of Counsel status in 2020.  

Residence

Toronto, Canada

Education

  • McMaster University

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