David Armour, President

David brings extensive fundraising and foundation experience to his work at The United Church of Canada Foundation. He has headed major fundraising campaigns as Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Olympic Foundation, as president of the United Way of Canada—Centraide Canada, and as a regional director of the Heart and Stroke Foundation. David has also served as senior advisor to the Université Laval Foundation and has developed two new foundations, the Canadian Medical Foundation and the Canadian Olympic Foundation.

David is also a committed volunteer who has given his talents and time to many national organizations, including the Pembina Institute, Food Banks Canada, the Canadian Red Cross, and the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy. He holds a Masters in Management from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University.

416-231-5931 ext. 2022 or (toll free) 866-340-8223 

Sarah Charters, Senior Manager

Sarah began her work in the charitable sector as a fundraiser and worked for various health charities. Since 2007, she has worked at the Foundation and enjoys the interaction with individuals and congregations passionate about the work of the church. Sarah is a member at Kingston Road United Church.

416-231-5931 ext. 3410 or (toll free) 866-340-8223 

Erik Lo Forte, Grants Officer

Erik began his career with The United Church of Canada Foundation in 2014 after graduating with a BA in Geography and Environmental Studies from York University. His previous experience as a Community Manager for a local environmental not-for-profit organization has given him the passion to help those that fundraise for a deserving cause. Erik enjoys that he can see firsthand the positive impact donations have on individuals, organizations, and congregations.

416-231-5931 ext. 2026 or (toll free) 866-340-8223