Alan Rycroft

communications, development, and fund raising in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

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Alan Rycroft is currently on sabbatical, since his retirement on Dec. 31, 2020.

He may be reached at 778-265-2772 in Canada or [email protected]

He has provided leadership in communications and marketing, fund development and non-profit growth since 1985, within non-profit, government and private sectors. His expertise includes philanthropy, mass media, government relations, digital/social media, and major and legacy gifts. He has an MA in professional communication from Royal Roads University.

Alan Rycroft provided leadership at Victoria Cool Aid Society for 15 years, where he was a member of the Senior Management Team as Community Relations Manager. He was successful in creating a strong public presence for the society, and led in obtaining many millions of dollars for operations plus the development of five affordable apartment buildings and the Access Health Centre on Johnson Street.

Mr. Rycroft continues to be a volunteer Director of the Arts On View Society, the operator of Hermann's Jazz Club and the View Street Social Club, whose next goals are to purchase the building and create a non-profit Performing Arts Centre in downtown Victoria. He also volunteers with a variety of small organizations.

  • Work
    • Fundraising & Communications
  • Education
    • MA (Pro. Communications)
    • Royal Roads University
    • MA thesis: Young adults & virtual public spheres
    • (available by request)