About

Terry Smith_Terry Smith is the founder, President and CEO of Philanthropic.ca, Philanthropic Partnerships Inc. Established in 2006, Philanthropic.ca helps donors reduce their risk and increase the impact of their philanthropic giving. As a former Ontario Deputy Minister of Culture, Terry’s background and solid knowledge of the nonprofit and charitable sectors provides her with the expertise to assist wealthy families, foundations and corporations make the right philanthropic decisions and achieve the greatest impacts.

“Terry, congratulations on your excellent work to ensure that our funds are properly used! This is the best way of determining who we should support in the future.”

- Best regards, Peter Munk, Aurea Foundation Founder and Chairman of the Board, Barrick Gold Corporation

“Terry, the high level professionalism and high touch experience you provide for us and our clients make philanthropy a truly rewarding experience. Thank you for showing us the way.”

- Sheila Norman, Partner, CGOV Asset Management & President, The CGOV Foundation

“Terry, you are truly wonderful! Thank you for all your wisdom, guidance and expert direction in helping me realize a dream and set up the RON WHITE Foundation. I often wonder how we would have gotten here without you. Now with a successful year under our belts, a sellout trend-setting Gala and momentum rolling, your continued guidance is even more valued and appreciated.”

- Ron White, Ron White Foundation CEO and Creative Director, Ron White Shoes

“Terry, your specific questions and detailed review of the business plan for the Gattuso Rapid Diagnostic Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital helped assure us that our gift would indeed make an impact. Thank you for your insight.”

- Emmanuelle Gattuso, Donor, Gattuso Rapid Diagnostic Centre, Princess Margaret Hospital