About the Ontario Arts Foundation

Katherine L. Smalley

Ms. Smalley is the President and Founder of Allied Capital Corporation (1990), a boutique investment bank and Exempt Market Dealer, which provides corporate finance services to private and public growth companies. 

From 1970 to 1989, Ms. Smalley was a producer and director for the CBC and is recognized for her award-winning, investigative primetime documentary series, Man Alive and other documentary specials.  She produced and directed a series on the decorative arts which was presented with full orchestral scores Canadian composer Harry Freedman. 

Ms. Smalley received the Gabriel Award for Best Documentary: “So Many Miracles” (Poland), “A Glimpse of Heaven” (The Soviet Union), “Listen to the Children” (Canada); the San Francisco Jury Award: “So Many Miracles”; Columbus Documentary Award: “The Double Message” (Canada); “Against Oblivion”; The Hand & Eye Series and the New York International Film Award: “A Legacy of Hate” (Lebanon).

Ms. Smalley is a Member of the Order of St. Lazarus, a charity for Palliative Care, and Healing Hands India.  Katherine is also a member of The Friends of McGill Library and Faculty Advisory Board, Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, a member of the Board of Soundstreams Canada and Legacy Private Trust.

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