Beyond Synergy: Charities Building the Future Canadians Want

The charitable sector is an important force in meeting Canada’s social, economic, cultural, and environmental objectives. As a big part of the economy, the sector can contribute to growth, innovation, and job creation. As a social mission sector, it is expert in delivering social, economic, and environmental solutions, especially at the community level. But fundamental…

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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: Stacey Godsoe

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: Stacey Godsoe Current role in the sector: Project Officer, “Pathways to Justice”, Be the Peace Institute Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: 20 years….

150 Profiles: Joanne L. Murray

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: Joanne L. Murray Current role in the sector: Executive Director, John Howard Society of Southeastern New Brunswick Inc. Years working and/or volunteering in the…

150 Profiles: Kharoll-Ann Souffrant

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. Nom/Name: Kharoll-Ann Souffrant Profession ou rôle actuel dans le secteur/Current role in the sector: Travailleuse sociale, conférencière, bénévole et étudiante à la maîtrise…

150 Profiles: Myna Kota

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: Myna Kota Current role in the sector: Senior Manager, Advocacy & Communications at Girl Guides of Canada Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit…

150 Profiles: Debbie McInnis

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: Debbie McInnis Current role in the sector: Executive Director United Way of Greater Moncton and Southeastern New Brunswick Years working and/or volunteering in the…

Unpacking the Social Innovation Strategies of Canadian Foundations

This article is the fifth in a series on social innovation. Social innovation has become a popular policy buzzword globally, prompting strategies across all levels of government, as well as in business and philanthropy. Unfortunately, as many of us interested in philanthropy have noted (Lorinc 2017; McGoey 2015; Pue et al. 2015; Policy Research Initiative 2010), it…