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Sector News Digest — November 19, 2019

This column is part of a new editorial feature in The Philanthropist – a bi-weekly digest of news items from, and about, Canada’s charitable and non-profit sectors. It will appear on both the website and in this email to our subscribers. You can subscribe for free here. If you have tips or story ideas, please…

Illustration by Paul Dotey.

A Leading Role: How Philanthropy Can Support Arts and Culture in Canada

This is the sixth and final installment in our series about arts and culture philanthropy. The series is published as a collaboration between The Philanthropist and The Metcalf Foundation.   A few years ago, at the Metcalf Foundation, we began to think about developing a new granting stream for our performing arts program. Recognizing the value of including…

Un rôle clé : Comment la philanthropie peut soutenir les arts et la culture au Canada

Il y a quelques années, à la Fondation Metcalf, nous avons commencé à réfléchir au développement d’un nouveau volet de subventionnement pour notre programme consacré aux arts de la scène. En reconnaissant l’importance de faire participer des membres de la communauté au processus de conception, nous avons décidé de poser une simple question à 100 artistes…

News Digest

Sector News Digest — November 5, 2019

This column is part of a new editorial feature in The Philanthropist – a bi-weekly digest of news items from, and about, Canada’s charitable and non-profit sectors. It will appear on both the website and in this email to our subscribers. You can subscribe for free here. If you have tips or story ideas, please…

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Sector News Digest — October 23, 2019

This column marks the introduction of a new editorial feature in The Philanthropist – a bi-weekly digest of news items from, and about, Canada’s charitable and non-profit sectors. It will appear on both the website and in this email to our subscribers. You can subscribe for free here. If you have tips or story ideas,…

Illustration by Paul Dotey

Whose Art is it Anyway? Issues Shaping the Arts and Culture Sector

This is the fifth installment in our series about arts and culture philanthropy. The series is published as a collaboration between The Philanthropist and The Metcalf Foundation. When people gather for a pops concert by Symphony Nova Scotia, Chris Wilkinson scans the lobby of the Dalhousie Arts Centre in Halifax. The last thing the symphony’s…