Dancing the Intricate Tango: Charities and Donors Take the Floor

Introduction In a dramatic reversal, the Ontario Government has changed its position regarding the control and management of the McMichael Canadian Collection. The Kleinberg Ontario Gallery houses a major collection of works by the Canadian Group of Seven and some related artists.! A majority of these paintings were donated by art patrons Robert and Signe…

An Approach to a Balanced Scorecard for United Way Organizations

I. Introduction United Way organizations (UWOs), through which nonprofit agencies that deliver human services combine their annual fundraising for operating purposes and establish a mechanism for allocating these funds, is a widely-used institutional design in the charitable sector in Canada. In 1998, 125 UWOs in Canada raised $284 million and distributed those funds to 4100…

Legal Developments

Specified Gifts of Capital from One Charity to Another Recent conversations we have had with representatives of CCRA will be of interest to lawyers who work with charities that have related foundations. Goodman and Carr are asking, on behalf of a client, for a ruling in respect of a specified gift from a registered charity…

From the Editor

This issue begins with our 2000 Student Essay Award winner’s article on “The Advancement of Religion in the Age of Fundamental Human Rights”. Kathryn Bromley, who recently graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto, addressed the question through a reconsideration of the facts and issues in the leading Commonwealth authority on the definition…

Index to The Philanthropist, Volume 15

PREPARED BY CLAUDIA WILLETTS, M.L.S. Subject Index A ACCOUNTABILITY. Voluntary third sector Broadbent Report 2000(Vol.15,No.3), pp. 4-6 2000(Vol.15,No.3), pp. 7-13 ADVOCACY SEE POLITICALADVOCACY AESTHETIC EXPERIENCE Charitable organizations. Charitable purpose based on theory of public benefit as a legal definition of basic human “goods”. Proposal for inclusion in theory of aesthetic experience 1999(Vol.15,No.1), pp. 5-39 Alliance…

Bookshelf

From Accidental to Strategic: Converting Charitable Impulse into Strategy The Collaboration Challenge: How Nonprofits and Businesses Succeed Through Strategic Alliances By James E. Austin, Harvard Business School Published by Jossey-Bass Connecting Companies to Communities:A Guide to the Design and Management of Community Investment Programs Published by Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Toronto REVIEWED BY SHEHERAZADE HIRJI…

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