The New Normal – Philanthropy in a Pandemic

Chonée Dennis
President & CEO, The Dennis Group Inc
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Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022


Time: AGM from 8:30-8:45, session starts at 8:45 AM


Venue: Alzheimer Society, 18-360 George St. N Peterborough, K9H 7E7

Click here for the Alzheimer Society’s COVID-19 protocols. A Zoom link will also be emailed to PAFN members the day prior to the meeting.

Registration: Not a PAFN member? Register here

The past two and half years have had significant changes on how the world works, including how non-profit organizations approach fundraising. In this session we will review how fundraising practices changed during the pandemic and the impact on philanthropy in the future. 

About Chonée 

Chonée is the President/CEO of The Dennis Group Inc. She began her career in 1985 and was awarded her Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) designation in 1995. Prior to establishing The Dennis Group in 2000, Chonée held senior positions in the health care, social service, and the environmental sectors.

In addition to her extensive work in philanthropy, Chonée has broad experience in communications, government relations, governance, organizational change, re-engineering, volunteer management, crisis and project management, and redevelopment initiatives.  She has been an active board member, sitting on numerous Boards and Committees throughout her career. Currently she is a Board Director and member of the Governance Committee with the Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough (CFGP). Chonée is also a Trustee and Board Director for Lakefield College School, sitting on the Finance and Capital Construction Committees.  Chonée was a founding board member for the Niagara Community Foundation, AFP Golden Horseshoe, and helped establish the Children’s Advocacy Centre of Niagara.

Chonée studied general sciences at the University of Toronto and Business Administration at Brock University. She is currently completing her Masters in Non-profit Management. Chonée resides in Peterborough with her husband, children and two vizslas.

Chonée can be contacted at: cdennis@thedennisgroup.ca