Hilary Pearson, President of PFC, writes periodically about what’s happening in Canadian philanthropy. Visit the blog and get caught up.
April 11, 2017
Uncertainty and Proximity: A Challenge for Philanthropy
February 28, 2017
Raising Philanthropy’s Voice
Upcoming Events Calendar
May 23, 2017, 1:00-2:15 pm
Webinar: The U.N. Sustainable Development Goals: Priming the Pump for Philanthropy Here at Home
June 1st, 2017, 1:00-2:15 pm
Webinar: Grantmakers and Government: The Possibilities for Partnership
June 14th, 2017, 12:15-1:15 pm
PFC Annual General Meeting – Toronto
June 15th, 2017, 8:30am – 4:30pm
Grantmaking Roundtable, Toronto
PFC In Action
NEW PUBLICATION: Grantmakers and Governments: The Possibilities of Partnership
NEW: What Are the SDGs and Why They Matter
ANNOUNCEMENT: Introducing First Philanthropy Fellow in Canada
NEW: The annual snapshot of Canadian Grantmaking Foundations
What’s Happening in Philanthropy
GUIDE: Heartwired: Human Behavior, Strategic Opinion Research and the Audacious Pursuit of Social Change
This guide examines how emotions, values, beliefs, identity and lived experiences affect the capacity to make social change.
Is there a distinctly Canadian approach to social innovation? Read a comprehensive reflection on the evolution of social innovation thinking and practice in Canada over the last seven years and a paper that outlines practical strategies and tactics.
A range of viewpoints from philanthropy, the community sector and government were expressed during the PhiLab (the Montreal Research Laboratory on Canadian Philanthropy) Conference in Montreal on April 20th and 21st, on the theme of Socioeconomic and environmental crises challenges: role and responsibilities for grantmaking foundations?
Is the millennial generation in Canada disengaged from our democratic processes? Caro Loutfi of Apathy Is Boring reviews new research and shares strategies to create conditions that support young people in becoming active citizens.
Kate Frykberg, a voice from the funder community in New Zealand, shares wise observations on why evaluating impact is so difficult and how communities, NGOs, funders and evaluators can work together better.