Project Description

Barbara McMillan is a Vancouver-based consultant focused on building organizational capacity and fostering strategies for collaboration to increase impact and sustainability. With her in-depth experience in partnership and network development; governance and planning; strategic community investment; program development, management and evaluation; and networks for change, she brings practical knowledge and tools to assist organizations to increase their capacity and effectiveness. Barbara has worked and volunteered with a wide range of leading community and civil sector organizations, locally and globally, including Vancouver Foundation, Community Foundations of Canada, Vancity Community Foundation, Health Canada, and Simon Fraser University. She has provided training, coaching and planning support to hundreds of non-profits and foundations, and has developed presentations, papers, workshops, resource guides and other tools to encourage and support collaborative and network approaches for addressing issues. She is currently involved in several collective impact efforts at local and regional levels. Barbara holds a Master of Management Degree (National Voluntary Sector Leaders) from McGill University and a BA in Communications from Simon Fraser University, and has completed the BC Instructional Skills Workshop.