150 Profiles: Kiri Bird

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: Kiri Bird Current role in the sector: Manager, Local Economic Development Lab, an initiative of Ecotrust Canada and RADIUS SFU What was your…

150 Profiles: Nancy Heinrichs

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: Nancy Heinrichs Current role in the sector: Executive Director, NorWest Co-op Community Health, a community health agency located in Winnipeg, MB. Years working and/or…

The tipping point for impact investing

This article coincides with the release of a new impact investing guidebook designed to help Canadian foundations begin investing their capital for greater impact. We are at a tipping point for impact investing by foundations in Canada. A growing number are using this approach to support organizations and projects that share their mission. They are…

150 Profiles: Nicki Dublenko

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: Nicki Dublenko Current role in the sector: Chair of the Association of Early Childhood Educators of Alberta Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Meladul Haq Ahmadzai

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: Meladul Haq Ahmadzai Current role in the sector: Volunteer and member, Oxfam Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: Ten years volunteering…

150 Profiles: Marie-Noël Campbell

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: Marie-Noël Campbell Current role in the sector: Lawyer & Program Manager with Access Pro Bono Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:…