The Living City Foundation Contact

Mailing Address:

1000 Murray Ross Parkway
Toronto, ON
M3J 2P3

For general inquiries, information on programing, memberships, donations, please contact 416-667-6279 or

Our dedicated team is always happy to help!

The Living City Foundation is the only charity in Canada to have two Advanced Certified Fundraising Executives (ACFRE) on its staff. For further information about the ACFRE Credential please click on this link.

Scott Fortnum

Scott Fortnum, ACFRE
Executive Director

Scott, in partnership with the volunteer board of directors and staff team, is responsible for the overall success of the foundation and its support of TRCA and other projects. He is active with the Association of Fundraising Professionals internationally sitting on the International Awards Committee, the Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) certification board and locally, the Ethics Committee of the Greater Toronto Chapter. Scott is an active volunteer serving as a board member of Habitat for Humanity, GTA and the Ducks Unlimited Canada Barrie Chapter.
416-667-6291 |

Jim Allen Jim Allen, ACFRE
Philanthropy Officer

Jim brings more than 40 years of fundraising experience to The Living City Foundation. Jim is responsible for meeting with individuals to discuss how they can include The Living City Foundation as part of their Estate Plan while creating their Legacy for the benefit of future generations.
416-661-6600 x 5447 |



Linda Craib

Linda Craib
Manager, Philanthropy

Long-term foundation team employee, Linda works closely with our volunteer board of directors, serves as a key contact for many of our donors and manages our corporate events program which involves several thousand folks planting trees, conducting shoreline clean-up and other activities each year.
416-661-6600 x 5207 |


Mickey Palha

Mickey Palha
Philanthropy Officer, Education, Training and Outreach

Mickey brings more than 10 years of fundraising experience that started in Corporate Development with Heart and Stroke Foundation, then to Major Gifts with Saint Elizabeth Foundation as well as with United Way York Region. Mickey's primary responsibility is to raise funds for the TRCA Education team with a key focus on their Environmental Leaders of Tomorrow program.
416-661-6600 x 5466 |


Debbie Pokornik

Debbie Pokornik
Assistant, Donor Stewardship

Debbie provides an integral variety of administrative, technical, research and donor support functions.
416-661-6600 x 5346 |


Anna Di Carlo

Anna Di Carlo
Events Assistant

An Event Planner by trade with a background in Advertising and Graphic Design, Anna has planned and executed corporate events and fundraising initiatives for a variety of social and philanthropic clientele over the years. Having worked with some of the world's top brands from all over the globe has elevated her expertise in project management, operations and logistics.
416-661-6600 x 5275 |