150 Profiles: Leslie Cheung

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Leslie Cheung Current role in the sector: Partnership Development Director at Powered by Data, a project of Tides Canada Years working and/or volunteering in…

Investing in our democracy – a legacy for Canada 150

The year 2017 shouldn’t be so much about celebration as it should be about a turning point for our democracy. Whether influenced by Brexit, the Trump presidency, or the fact that 2016 marked the 11th consecutive year of decline in global freedom (Freedom House, 2017), it’s time for Canadians to take a serious look at…

150 Profiles: Firoozeh Radjai

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Firoozeh Radjai Current role in the sector:  Director of Philanthropy, YWCA Toronto Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 22 years Can you…

150 Profiles: Ada Tsang

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Ada Tsang Current role in the sector: Co-Founder and Vice-President of Talent and Strategy at Endeavour Volunteer Consulting for Nonprofit; Project and Quality…

150 Profiles: Ikem Peter Opara

As we mark the 150th anniversary of confederation, 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: Ikem Peter Opara Current role in the sector: Strategy Lead, Connected People at Ontario Trillium Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the…

A data partner for the sector

Ottawa has become a source of optimism and opportunity for the nonprofit sector. It’s worth re-reading that sentence and thinking about how different the situation was a few months ago. In the wake of controversial charity audits and questionable funding announcements, the relationship between the sector and the federal government was tense and lacking in…