Rohit Mehta, Founder and President
Rohit Mehta a University of Toronto graduate, has been active in the non-profit sector for 16 years. He was appointed to a five-year term with the Grant Review Team of the Ontario Trillium Foundation and served a two-year term with the Grant Review Committee of the Ministry of Children and Youth Services’ Youth Opportunities Fund.
Rohit reviewed and assessed over 300 grant applications and distributed over $60 Million in funding to community-based non-profits, charities, and grassroots groups. Prior to DoGood, Rohit served in fundraising roles with several non-profit and charitable organizations, and has spent over a decade volunteering as a Board Member and leader within the sector.
Manreet Lachhar, Grant Writing Specialist
Manreet Lachhar is our Grant Writing Specialist at DoGood Fundraising. Her main focus is working alongside the President and clients to write, edit, and review grant applications, ensuring they have strong narratives and are in accordance with funder specifications. Some of her other duties include contributing to fund information sessions and writing blog posts for the company’s website.
Manreet graduated from Wilfrid Laurier University in 2018 with an Honours BA in English. She got her start in the non-profit sector working for the Community Foundation of Mississauga in the summer of 2019, after which she became a volunteer. She sat on their 2021 Speakers Breakfast Planning Committee, and was awarded the committee’s Most Outstanding Volunteer of 2020.
Jordan Royt, Grant Writer
Jordan Royt is a recent graduate of McGill University, where she obtained her BA in Political Science. Throughout her academic career, Jordan has been an active writer and editor in the fields of Political Science and International Relations, ranging from journalism to scholarly research. Having been a writer and editor for award-winning McGill publications and international newspapers, Jordan brings her vast, diverse, and dynamic writing experience to DoGood Fundraising as a grant writer.
Jordan’s keen eye for detail, commitment to excellence, and high degree of language sophistication has enabled her to write several winning grants. In addition to grant writing, Jordan contributes to DoGood Fundraising via funder and grant research.
Flynne Knight, Grant Writer
Flynne Knight has studied, worked, and volunteered in the non-profit sector for 16 years. They are a graduate of Eckerd College with a Bachelor’s in Environmental Studies, and they completed some Master’s-level coursework at American University in Global Environmental Politics. Their past work includes communications and IT consulting with the Association for Canadian Educational Resources, as well as a year volunteering as Sierra Club Ontario’s Executive Committee Chairperson.
They bring ample experience in writing, marketing, and information technology to their work with DoGood Fundraising.
Stefani Blazevic, HR & Recruitment
Stefani Blazevic, MA, CHRP, has over seven years of experience in talent attraction and HR. During her career, Stefani has had several speaking engagements to discuss current HR issues, talent, and employer branding with the University of Toronto, the Rotary Club, Cadillac Fairview, and Toronto Jobs. She is a leader in the talent attraction space, conducting over 12,000 interviews during her time and placing thousands of employees. She believes in putting people first and strategy second.
She also has a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from York University and is a Certified Human Resources Professional serving clients in the Greater Toronto Area.
Leezieveth Barairo, Finance Assistant
Leezieveth Barairo is currently pursuing her honours bachelor’s degree and diploma in Business Administration at the University of Guelph-Humber. Throughout her academic year, she has been involved with volunteer and work experiences on her campus, including being a First-Year Experience Leader, a member of the Accounting Council, and an Academic Program Representative.
The knowledge she gained from her previous experiences have been a big contribution to her role as a Finance Assistant. Some of her duties include day-to-day communication with clients, reading financial statements, and making projections.