Clarke Foster

Philanthropy Solutions Consultant

Strategy & Design

Key Results

Clarke Foster brings a decade of experience in the philanthropic and tech spaces to Grantbook. He has worked across all stages of the philanthropic lifecycle, from the design of employee engagement and social impact pillars, to corporate granting program execution, to nonprofit management of large grants, to on-the-ground delivery of nonprofit capacity development.

He takes a systemic view on the challenges philanthropists face, leveraging his facilitation practice to politely ask as much as possible: “why are we doing it this way?”

Notable Clients & Projects


  • Grantmaking for Impact
  • Nonprofit Organizational Development
  • Training, Facilitation, and Educational Program Design
  • Corporate Philanthropy Program Design

Tech Tools

  • Benevity Spark
  • Grants by Benevity
  • Asana
  • Salesforce

Training & Education

Masters of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership - Carleton University 2022-2024

Bachelor of Arts Combined Honours, International Development and Political Science - Dalhousie University 2008-2014

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