Cathy Taylor

Executive Director, Ontario Nonprofit Network

Nonprofits, Advocacy for nonprofits, Public policy advocacy, Nonprofit support



Cathy Taylor has been a member of the ONN team since June 2012. Throughout her 20 years working in the nonprofit sector, including as the founding Executive Director of the Volunteer Centre of Guelph/Wellington, she has collaborated and leadership in the sector. Taylor works with sector colleagues from across Ontario and Canada, as well as private sector and government officials, to create an enabling policy environment for nonprofit organizations. Her roots are in the environmental movement and she has been active in municipal politics. She holds a degree in political studies and history from Queen’s University, and attended the Maytree-York University Executive Directors Leadership program.


  • Nonprofits
  • Advocacy for nonprofits
  • Public policy advocacy
  • Nonprofit support