Hilary Pearson, President of PFC, writes periodically about what’s happening in Canadian philanthropy. Visit the blog and get caught up.
February 28, 2017
Raising Philanthropy’s Voice
February 9 , 2017
The Two-Way Street
January 10, 2017
What’s Trending in Canadian Philanthropy?
PFC In Action
NEW: What Are the SDGs and Why They Matter
ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing First Philanthropy Fellow in Canada
NEW: The annual snapshot of Canadian Grantmaking Foundations
NEW REPORT: Small Foundations, Outsized Impact
What’s Happening in Philanthropy
From where do you get the information you need as a funder to improve or change your practices? Not surprisingly, most often it is from a peer or colleague.
Released at the WINGS Global Forum in Mexico City in 2017, the report shows how philanthropy infrastructure is growing and strengthening worldwide.
An industrial strategy for philanthropy could help strengthen the environment for individual charitable organizations by enhancing shared knowledge, the ability to speak with a collective voice and the level of collaborative activity. Would such a strategy work for Canada?
In his acceptance speech for the 2017 Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) philanthropy prize, Douglas Rutzen, President of the International Center for Non-profit law (ICNL), spoke of the dangers that resurging authoritarianism in over 100 countries poses to civil society.