Kevin McCort was appointed president and CEO of the Vancouver Foundation in September 2013. Since he joined the Vancouver Foundation, cumulative granting reached $1.5 billion in 2020 and net assets currently exceed $1.4 billion. Serving the charitable and non-profit sector in Canada and abroad since 1983, McCort previously served for six years as president and CEO of CARE Canada in Ottawa, and co-founded the Humanitarian Coalition in 2005.
FUN FACT: “My work has taken me to 60 countries, with many years spent in Africa.”
BEST HABIT: “Listening deeply to truly hear what the person is saying.”
GREATEST SUCCESS: “Co-founding the Humanitarian Coalition, a national collective of Canada’s leading international development charities.”
PET PEEVE: “Glass-half-empty mindsets.”