150 Profiles: Emma Gilchrist

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: Emma Gilchrist Current role in the sector: Editor-In-Chief of DeSmog Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 7 years. What was your…

150 Profiles: Ajeev Bhatia

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: Ajeev Bhatia Current role in the sector: Program Animator, Laidlaw Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: Eight years. What was your first…

Point/Counterpoint: Limited life foundations ensure greater social impact

Resolved: Founders and directors will help their foundations have greater impact if they commit their entire endowments during a limited period of time, spending down their resources rather than managing them in perpetuity. Point: Lars Boggild Canadian philanthropic foundations regularly look for ways to be more impactful on the issues they care about. Approaches ranging from…

150 Profiles: Lindsay Daniller

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: Lindsay Daniller Current role in the sector: Director of Community Initiatives and Strategic Development at REACH Edmonton, Council for Safe Communities Years working…

150 Profiles: Kirsti Battista

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: Kirsti Battista Current role in the sector: Manager, Vibrant Communities Canada at Tamarack Institute Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 5…

Make Room: Addressing the Pressing Need for Intergenerational Leadership in Canada’s Nonprofit Sector

This article is the first in a series about intergenerational leadership. The series is published as a collaboration between The Philanthropist and Connect the Sector (CTS). Fresh off of his decisive election victory in 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave himself a side-job: Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs and Youth. It was a slight rebrand of…

150 Profiles: Wendy MacDermott

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: Wendy MacDermott Current role in the sector: Executive Director, United Way serving Saint John, Kings, Charlotte What was your first job in the…