Au-delà d’une synergie : les organismes de bienfaisance édifient l’avenir que désirent les Canadiens

Le secteur caritatif joue un rôle crucial dans l’atteinte des objectifs sociaux, économiques, culturels et environnementaux du Canada. Acteur essentiel de l’économie, le secteur peut contribuer à la croissance, à l’innovation et à la création d’emplois. Secteur à vocation sociale, il excelle à fournir des solutions sociales, économiques et environnementales, particulièrement à l’échelle locale. Mais…

Canada’s Charitable Sector: What to Expect in 2018

Three years ago, an anonymous donor approached Tides Canada program lead Wendy Cooper with some money and an open-ended request: find an innovative way to use the funds to support Indigenous youth. Cooper reached out to The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada (“The Circle”), and a small steering committee of youth advisors…

À la recherche d’inspiration : ce que les Canadiens peuvent apprendre du secteur philanthropique européen

Le présent article est le premier d’une série consacrée à la philanthropie en Europe. Cette série est publiée dans le cadre d’une collaboration entre The Philanthropist et la Fondation Lawson. Les fondations canadiennes sont de plus en plus habiles à apprendre des autres. L’époque est révolue où beaucoup travaillaient de façon isolée, souvent sans se…

How social service agencies can help build a collaborative and caring economy

Social service non-profit organizations are uniquely placed to leverage their community relationships and assets in ways that would make a practical and significant contribution to creating systems of economic inclusion and democratic participation. We urgently need these contributions in our current context, where traditional economic pathways to opportunity are greatly hampered. Without a strengthened foundation…

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150 Profiles: Juniper Glass

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: Juniper Glass Current role in the sector: Principal of Lumiere Consulting and Community Engagement Committee member at Fondation du Grand Montreal Years working…

150 Profiles: Ruth Pelletier

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: Ruth Pelletier Current role in the sector: Community advocate and organizer through my work and volunteerism with several nonprofits. I am Past President and an…

150 Profiles: Sarah M. Pachkowsky

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: Sarah M. Pachkowsky Current role in the sector: Community Engagement Manager with Habitat for Humanity Mid-Vancouver Island; Board Chair of Volunteer Nanaimo; Leader, Girl…

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150 Profiles: Marcus Youssef

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: Marcus Youssef Current role in the sector: Artistic Director, Neworld Theatre; Chair, Vancouver Creative Space Society; Canadian Fellow, International Society of Performing Arts; Editorial…

150 Profiles: Brian Holaday

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: Brian Holaday Current role in the sector: Senior Director, Customer Experience & Engagement for Canadian Red Cross Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:…