How Social Prosperity Came to Wood Buffalo, Alberta

This article is the first in a series on Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo. SUMMARY: With this article, The Philanthropist begins a five-part series on Social Prosperity Wood Buffalo, an innovative partnership involving business, the charitable sector, and an entire community in Alberta. In this article, Diane Shannon, executive director of United Way of Fort McMurray, sets…

Context Setting Article For The Philanthropist: Tides Canada Initiatives/Novita Interpares

Uncommon Solutions For The Common Good “We are in challenging times for nonprofits… We need the organizational structures that will allow everyone to be more efficient and smarter with the money that is available. Fiscal sponsorship [Charitable Venture Organization] is one of these.” – Kathleen Enright, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Every nonprofit and charitable organization,…

Context And Background To Tides Canada Initiatives/Novita Interpares

Uncommon solutions for the common good “We are in challenging times for nonprofits… We need the organizational structures that will allow everyone to be more efficient and smarter with the money that is available. Fiscal sponsorship [Charitable Venture Organization] is one of these.” – Kathleen Enright, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations Every nonprofit and charitable organization,…

Special Report: Nonprofit Leadership: The Way Ahead

Introduction The Editorial Board of The Philanthropist brings together a diverse group of people from the nonprofit sector. As educators, executive directors, legal counsel, financial advisors, and policy people, we are broadly representative of the sector. The Philanthropist is concerned with publishing articles that not only inform the work of the management and directors of…

Bookshelf

Charity Law and Social Inclusion: An International Study By Kerry O’Halloran Published by Routledge, New York. pp. 437, paper $44.95 REVIEWED BY BOB WYATT Executive Director, The Muttart Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta When most of us hear there’s a new book about charity law, our minds go immediately to Pemsel, Guaranty Trust, or Vancouver Society, or…