150 Profiles: Amanda Mayer

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: Amanda Mayer Current role in the sector: Communications & Governance Director at the Lawson Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:…

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: 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: Amrita Kumar-Ratta

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: Amrita Kumar-Ratta Current role in the sector: Project Lead—Diversity and Inclusion Charter of Peel, Regional Diversity Roundtable Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit…

150 Profiles: Marsha Brown

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: Marsha Brown Current role in the sector: Community engagement liaison and philanthropist. Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 25+ years. What was…

150 Profiles: Kirsti Battista

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: Kirsti Battista Current role in the sector: Manager, Vibrant Communities Canada at Tamarack Institute Years working and/or volunteering in the nonprofit sector: 5…

150 Profiles: Rudayna Bahubeshi

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: Rudayna Bahubeshi Current role in the sector: Communications Manager at Inspirit Foundation Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  I started volunteering formally…

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: Layne

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: Layne Current role in the sector: The Auctionista Years working and/or volunteering in the non-profit sector:  10 years. What was your first job in the…

150 Profiles: Lori Barker

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: Lori Barker Current role in the sector: Director of Development for Ronald McDonald House Charities Atlantic What was your first job in the sector…