Tania Little

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Tania Little

Chief Development and Partnerships Officer
Food Banks Canada


Over the past 20 years Tania has honed her experience as a senior fundraising practitioner and consultant in local, national and international organizations across Canada on campaigns ranging from $3 – $260 million. 

Overseeing Food Banks Canada’s annual $65-million-dollar national food and funds campaign, Tania drives strategy and execution of all revenue generating programs, food raising activities and cross sector collective impact initiatives. Over the past five years, she has driven a 215% growth in revenue, through rigorous and forward thinking planning; streamlining the portfolio’s strategy to elevate partnership development and identifying opportunities to bring innovation to the organizations work. 

Tania is passionate about creating large-scale social impact through philanthropy and campaigns that are developed based upon doing what is right for donor, partnership, brand, and key audiences. This approach to partnership development is about creating learning and shared-value that utilize data as key drivers to campaign results and partnership impact, which allow partnerships to be iterative and evolving as they grow and shift.

Tania is interested in growing and building social-profit knowledge through active dialogue in current trends and research; the development of knowledge and learning portals (the AFP Knowledge Centre) and courses (AFP Fundamentals in Fundraising Course); leading conferences (Fundraising Day & Congress); co-leading initiatives (Inclusive Giving Project) ongoing speaking engagements and training.  She is a certified fundraising executive (CFRE), certified CSR practitioner (CSR-P) and Master Trainer. Tania is also a proud mom to 5, bubbie to two and partner to David.