Karen Ball

As a certified fundraising executive Karen has been building connections between non-profits and funding partners for over 20 years. Karen currently leads a consulting practice that provides expertise in partnership building, strategic planning and community engagement to the University of Calgary, the Government of Alberta, the City of Calgary and many great non-profit organizations.

Karen has been on both sides of the fund raising and community investment table as Calgary Arts Development’s Director of Resource Development and Director of Community Investment and as the Major Gifts officer for the Banff Centre and Director of Advancement for Alberta College of Art + Design. Through her time as Executive Director of Calgary 2012, our year as Cultural Capital of Canada, Karen built raised over $2 million dollars to fund programs and activities.

Karen currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Calgary Olympic Bid Exploration (2026 Winter Games) and the Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations.

  • Company:Private Consultant
  • Short Bio:Certified Fundraising Executive
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