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 |