Dancing the Intricate Tango: Charities and Donors Take the Floor

Introduction In a dramatic reversal, the Ontario Government has changed its position regarding the control and management of the McMichael Canadian Collection. The Kleinberg Ontario Gallery houses a major collection of works by the Canadian Group of Seven and some related artists.! A majority of these paintings were donated by art patrons Robert and Signe…

Looking a Gift Horse In the Mouth

In an increasingly competitive fund-raising milieu, it is clearly tempting for development officers to accept all gifts that come their way. However, in reality, prudent management may dictate the rejection of gifts which fall outside the mandate and mission of the organization. Acceptance of such gifts could result in certain adverse long-term implications, which the…