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Consultant. Mentor. Leader.

Charitable sector solutions - from ideas to plans to implementation


Dree Thomson
ACFRE, CFRE                

Principal Consultant & Owner

Effective. Creative. Experienced. 

Dree Thomson specializes in charitable sector growth and capacity building all couched in best practices. 

Her guidance and expertise in revitalizing, optimizing, and establishing organizations and fund development programs, implementing successful annual campaigns, building board and staff capacity, and strong strategic and operational plans works. An Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive, AFP Faculty Training Academy Master Trainer and recognized leader in the charitable sector, Dree successfully coaches and guides clients through research and planning to implementation, and works with clients to streamline operations. 

Associates: Dree works with a group of highly qualified associates drawing on their expertise to enhance select projects. Retention of these resources is always undertaken in direct consultation and collaboration with you, our client.

Effective. Creative. Experienced. 


Dree Thomson-Diamond, an Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive, specializes in charitable sector growth and capacity building. 


Operating as DTD Consulting, Dree brings a unique blend of academic and practical experience to her work, with emphasis on planning, management and fund development best practices.

Helping organizations thrive since 1991

An active speaker, Dree has developed and taught courses with organizations such as MacEwan University, Mount Royal University, Association of Fund Raising Professionals, and the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and is frequently invited to present at conferences and seminars.  She holds a Bachelor of Recreation Education from the University of British Columbia (1984), and has studied career and counseling psychology. Dree actively maintains the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation and was awarded the permanent designation of Advanced Certified Fund Raising Executive (ACFRE) in 2008.

A equestrian and outdoor enthusiast, Dree enjoys travel, snowshoeing and a wide range of musical, literary and artistic pursuits.

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