Montreal, May 17, 2022 – Christian Bolduc, President and CEO of BNP Philanthropic Performance and BNP Goldie Canada, is pleased to announce the assignment of Dominic Brassard as Consultant in Philanthropy for the Atlantic region.
It is during his journey as an athlete that Dominic came to understand the impact of philanthropic gifts from people and businesses who supported his sport. He met many individuals who financially and socially support causes related to his sport and the development of young athletes, opening his eyes to the human side of the business world.
Now, he wants to help improve communities by sharing his learnings, understandings and knowledge with different organizations located in the Atlantic region. It is mainly to young people that he would like to contribute. According to him, whether at school, sports or family level, it is vital that they are well surrounded and that they have the necessary aid and infrastructure to develop their full potential because they represent the future of our world. . It is essential that they can grow in an environment that is favourable to their learning, interests and development.
After completing a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science from 2017 to 2021 at the Université de Moncton, he decided to pursue a Master’s degree in Business Administration from 2021 to 2023.
His community involvement began in earnest in 2017, when he became the representative of the first-year students’ council at his university. In 2022, he was voted vice-president of the student council of his M.B.A. Wishing to live in a world where, judgment, racism, inequalities, negativity and social differences do not exist, his experiences in associations allowed him to seek to learn more about the philanthropic sector of activity.
It was while looking for an internship for his M.B.A that he discovered an opportunity to intern with BNP Philanthropic Performance. He feels that he can use his values and experience here to benefit causes and organizations that particularly affect him. For him, philanthropy means “living in the moment, all together, to make our society a better place to live. In other words, socialize, communicate and learn more from our business partners”. He is an available, generous, attentive person who wants to help his peers as much as possible. Above all, he appreciates being in contact with different stakeholders and collaborating, working with his collaborators in order to find the best solutions and ideas while supporting the teams he works with and also, ultimately, helping organizations.
“Indeed, I think that Dominic will be perfect both to bring his skills to the service of the various causes that require greater support in the Atlantic, but above all to represent the new generation. It is more than necessary today to show young people that philanthropy is a sector of activity that is of considerable importance in the development of our societies. And it is up to us to raise their awareness and show them that we need them, their expertise and their talents”, says Marc Lapointe, vice-president of the Atlantic region, who will oversee Dominic.
Dominic took up his new role on May 16, 2022 and brings his expertise to organizations related to art and culture, community, education, religion and health. It can thus raise funds, create links between organizations and donors and make young generations living in the Atlantic aware of philanthropy and its importance.
About BNP Philanthropic Performance
Co-founded in 1999 by Jean-Robert Nolet and Christian Bolduc, BNP Philanthropic Performance provides support to organizations in philanthropic strategy, organizational management, human resources, and data research. The BNP team works closely with a number of organizations in the health, education, culture, science, and religious sectors and includes several professionals who hold the CFRE designation, the most important accreditation in the philanthropic sector awarded by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Since 2020, BNP Philanthropic Performance and The Goldie Company (now BNP Goldie Canada) have joined forces to support the philanthropic sector on a national scale. This alliance, which brings together more than 66 years of experience and expertise, is part of a desire to continue professionalizing philanthropy in Canada so that each organization can ensure the sustainability of its cause.
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