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…

150 Profiles: Lisa Attygalle

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: Lisa Attygalle Current role in the sector: Director, Engagement at Tamarack Institute Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector: Four years. What was your…

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…

150 Profiles: Susan Smitten

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: Susan Smitten Current role in the sector: Executive Director of RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values & Environmental Needs) Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:…

150 Profiles: Karima Kadmiri  

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 : Karima Kadmiri Profession ou rôle actuel dans le secteur/Current role in the sector: Directrice de l’administration, des communications et du financement pour le…

Focusing on rights can help us eliminate poverty

Maytree and The Philanthropist started our series on Poverty and Human Rights in Canada a little more than a year ago. For us, it was an opportunity to explore ideas about solving poverty using a human rights approach, and to share them with other organizations working in this field. Human rights include civil, political, economic,…

150 Profiles: Catherine Chandler-Crichlow

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: Dr. Catherine Chandler-Crichlow Current role in the sector: Member of the Planning & Partnership Table: The Ontario Highly Skilled Workforce Strategy of the Ministry…

150 Profiles: Joshua Smee

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: Joshua Smee Current role in the sector: Provincial Expansion Coordinator at Choices for Youth; Board Chair at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market Cooperative and…