Richard is a lawyer with a practice dedicated to charities and non-profit organizations. He has worked across Canada and internationally on issues relating to philanthropy. His clients are foundations, charitable organizations, philanthropists, social entrepreneurs, non-profits, co-operatives and government organizations of all kinds.
Richard’s primary role with Ulnooweg is to help strengthen the connections between Atlantic First Nations and the philanthropic sector. This includes helping communities obtain qualified donee status, create and maintain new charities, and raise funds to meet community needs. He also provides advice and support relating to governance, legal structures and community enterprise opportunities.