Mr. Aneil Gokhale
Director, Philanthropy, Toronto Foundation
Aneil Gokhale is a passionate, dynamic, and goal-oriented professional with over 15 years of successful experience. He is currently Director, Philanthropy at Toronto Foundation where he is responsible for the development and management of the new business portfolio. His role is focused on helping individuals, families, professional advisors, companies and other organizations engage in strategic philanthropy. Most recently, Aneil spearheaded the successful creation and launch of Vision 2020, a new program developed to attract and inspire the next generation of philanthropists. The program has successfully engaged 115 millennials and gen-xers in a “Philanthropic MBA cohort” that provides a learning journey and enables them all to create permanent endowments to support city building philanthropy.
Aneil has been with Toronto Foundation for 7 years and before that, he worked at United Way Toronto for 5 years and in the private sector, with GE Healthcare in Medical Sales for 4 years.
Aneil is the Toronto City Ambassador for NEXUS, a global community founded to bridge communities of wealth and social entrepreneurship. He is also the Co-Chair of the Membership and Professional Advisors committee with the local Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) GTA Roundtable and has also been a mentor with CAGP, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Inclusive Giving and Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC). In his personal life, Aneil is a husband and father of two young children who loves spending quality family time exploring every corner of Toronto and cheering on his beloved Raptors and Blue Jays.