A Balancing Act: Supporting the Arts in Canada

This is the second article in our series about arts and culture philanthropy. The series is published as a collaboration between The Philanthropist and The Metcalf Foundation. In Canada, we support the arts using what is sometimes called a “mixed” or “balanced” model. This means that non-profit arts organizations rely on a combination of public,…

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Book Review: The Price of Climate Action: Philanthropic Foundations in the International Climate Debate

The Price of Climate Action: Philanthropic Foundations in the International Climate Debate, by Édouard Morena. Palgrave Macmillan. London, 2016; 140 pp.: ISBN 9783319424835 At the heart of current issues, this publication explores the debates on climate change from the perspective of philanthropic foundations. In other words, Édouard Morena shows how a small group of private…

150 Profiles: Ravi Jain

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: Ravi Jain Current role in the sector: Founding Artistic Director of Why Not Theatre Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 10 years. What was…

150 Profiles: Jess Tomlin

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: Jess Tomlin Current role in the sector: President/CEO of The MATCH International Women’s Fund Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 18 years. What was…

150 Profiles: Guy Rodgers

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: Guy Rex Rodgers Current role in the sector: Founder and Executive Director of ELAN (English Language Arts Network), which represents English-speaking artists in Quebec….

150 Profiles: Nicole Gagliardi

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: Nicole Gagliardi Current role in the sector: Program Coordinator at Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough; Volunteer Board Director at YWCA Peterborough Haliburton Years working…

150 Profiles: Pietro Bozzo

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: Pietro Bozzo Current role in the sector: Executive Director, Dawson Boys and Girls Club Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: I have been…