Canada 150 Profiles: Dulaa Osman

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Dulaa Osman Current role in the sector: Fund Development and Volunteer Coordinator at International Development and Relief Foundation Years working and/or volunteering…

Canada 150 Profiles: Hilary Pearson

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector.  Name: Hilary Pearson Current role in the sector: President, Philanthropic Foundations Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  Over 20 years. What was…

Meet our illustrator: Paul Dotey

Paul Dotey, who recently joined The Philanthropist as an illustrator, has worked in publishing design for more than a decade, creating maps, books and illustrations for clients in Canada and around the globe. Dotey’s clients include Starbucks Coffee, The Globe and Mail, and the Drake General Store. Working from his studio in downtown Toronto, he’s…

Sept ans plus tard : retour sur l’article Patterns, Principles and Practices in Social Innovation

Cet article est le deuxième d’une série consacrée à l’innovation sociale. À certaines heures, non seulement l’avenir mais aussi le présent semblent bien obscurs. C’est ne pas voir comme le monde où nous vivons est déjà transformé, et non seulement par des cauchemars comme le réchauffement planétaire et la mondialisation, mais aussi par des rêves de…

Seven Years On and Seven Years Out: Revisiting “Patterns, Principles and Practices in Social Innovation”

This article is the second in a series on social innovation. “This is an extraordinary time full of vital, transformative movements that could not be foreseen. It’s also a nightmarish time. Full engagement requires the ability to perceive both.” – Rebecca Solnit, Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities Introduction In 2010, The Philanthropist published several…

Canada 150 Profiles: Clare Northcott

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Clare Northcott Current role in the sector: Business Program Manager for Family Plus Life Solutions Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit…

Canada 150 Profiles: Shereen Munshi

As part of our celebration of Canada’s 150th, The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer in Canada’s social sector. Name: Shereen Munshi Current role in the sector: Communications Coordinator at The Circle on Philanthropy & Aboriginal Peoples in Canada Years working and/or…