Jane Moore was appointed Chief Advancement Officer of the National Arts Centre Foundation in September of 2005. She provides leadership and direction to a brilliant team of fundraising professionals on a daily basis. Ms. Moore has made her mark at the NAC in particular for developing project and prospect strategies that blend donor interests with institutional need. Key among her projects are the strategy for the Penelopiad, the concept development and execution of the Share the Spirit program and the case development for the CEO National Fund, launched to recognize Peter Herrndorf’s 10 years at the helm of the NAC.
Ms. Moore’s role is a balance of external fundraiser and internal chief operating officer. With more than 15 years experience, Ms. Moore began her fundraising career at the National Ballet of Canada, working on the latter days of the BOLD STEPS Campaign for the Walter Carsen Centre. She then spent six years working on the first-ever billion dollar campaign in Canada as Executive Director of Development and Alumni Affairs at the Faculty of Education and later the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Toronto. At the National Arts Centre, she brings together experience in Campaigns, Major Gifts, Annual Giving, Sponsorship and Events and operational infrastructure.
Ms. Moore has a life-long personal commitment to the arts. She trained as a classical operatic soprano, studying for more than 10 years at the Royal Conservatory of Music. She also served on the Board of Directors for Open Studio in Toronto, Canada’s largest original printmaking studio. Her educational background is in Museum Management and Canadian History and she has degrees from Sir Sandford Fleming College/Trent University and Glendon College of York University.