Former SAGE Board Co-Chair David W. Canter Named Fundraiser of the Year by Macquarie Foundation
[New York, NY] SAGE (Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is pleased to announce that David W. Canter, former SAGE Board Co-Chair, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Macquarie Foundation Fundraiser of the Year Award. Currently, Canter serves as Global Head of Operational Risk for Sales and Trading and the related support areas for the Macquarie Group.
In 2007, Canter joined the board of SAGE, the United States’ largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender older people. He was elected to serve as co-chair in both 2012 and 2013. During his tenure, Canter raised significant funds and secured critical in-kind consulting work for SAGE, valued at over $600,000.
Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) is the country's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) older adults. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources to LGBT older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBT older people, provides education and technical assistance for aging providers and LGBT organizations through its National Resource Center on LGBT Aging, and cultural competence training through SAGECare. With staff in New York City, Washington, DC and Chicago, SAGE coordinates a growing network of 30 SAGE affiliates in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more at sageusa.org and lgbtagingcenter.org.