Hilary Johnston has ten years’ experience in the cultural sector as a marketer, fundraiser, and content writer.
She has extensive experience writing proposals for foundations and individual donors as well as developing corporate sponsorship opportunities. Hilary has helped organizations establish fundraising and donor stewardship pipelines, as well as raise crucial funds through events, peer-to-peer campaigns, and grassroots initiatives. She has also helped artists find financial security and reach wider audiences by securing project funding and touring grants.
Hilary is the former Managing Director of Sistema Toronto, a registered charity that provides music education and social programming to at-risk children. She has also worked for other non-profits, including The Royal Conservatory of Music, YWCA Toronto, and The Walrus.