About

Oyler Consulting works with organizations and allied sector professionals to effectively deliver their programs and services. David Oyler’s primary areas of expertise include guidance on Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) policy for registered charities, fundraising and revenue generation development, assistance for organizations seeking to register as a charity, and facilitation services for strategic planning.

David has been working in the charitable and non-profit sector since 2001. Organizations he has worked with include the AC Group of Accountants, the Association of Nova Scotia Museums, Creative Pictou County, the Lake Charlotte Area Heritage Society, the Nova Scotia Folk Art Society, R. K. Nursing Home Foundation, the Rural Communities Foundation of Nova Scotia, Sambro & Area Community Association, and Techsploration. He delivers periodic sector presentations and workshops that have reached over 700 organizations around the Atlantic Provinces. He also worked with the Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador on their Compliant Fundraising Practices project (funded by Canada Revenue Agency’s Charity Partnership and Outreach Program).

David is an active volunteer in the sector and the community. Since 2022, he has been a member of the CRA’s Technical Issue Working Group which advises CRA on issues related to the regulation of registered charities. He has been a presenter for the Canadian Charity Law Association webinar series and for the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Nova Scotia chapter’s education sessions, and was a witness in the Senate of Canada’s Special Committee on the Charitable Sector. He was a volunteer on Imagine Canada’s National Engagement Strategy, and served on the board of the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Nova Scotia.

He is a Big Brother, an active member of the curling community and an advisor with Hike Nova Scotia. Other organizations David has volunteered with include Homebridge Youth Society, FEED NOVA SCOTIA, the Red Cross, CBCF – Run for the Cure, Nova Scotia Special Olympics, and various community and civic special events.