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Despite Canada’s favourable global attention in 2017, PFC President, Hilary Pearson, questions if our supposed social harmony is as harmonious as all that and what is organized philanthropy’s role in moderating the pressures and conflicts brought about by urbanization and immigration, in her latest blog post?
What might that look like if Canadian charities and charitable funders were regulated as modern organizations. PFC President, Hilary Pearson contemplates such a world in her latest blog post and outlines the activities that are underway to bring it about.
CKX Philanthropy Fellow, Michael Alberg-Seberich, invites you to accompany him on a a short, imaginary walk through the philanthropy support landscape.
Philanthropy Blog Archive
From the President 2017
April 11, 2017
Uncertainty and Proximity: A Challenge for Philanthropy
February 28, 2017
Raising Philanthropy’s Voice
February 9, 2017
The Two-Way Street
January 10, 2017
What’s Trending in Canadian Philanthropy?
Guest Posts 2016
September 30, 2016
Small Foundations, Outsized Impact
May 31, 2016
Shall We Dance: Government and Philanthropy
From the President 2016
December 7, 2016
Looking Back, Looking Forward
November 8, 2016
The Room Where It Happened
September 27, 2016
An Agenda for Canadian Philanthropy
September 7, 2016
Reflections on “More Than Money” Grantmaking
July 7, 2016
Effective Conversations….Effective Philanthropy?
June 13, 2016
First You Build Your Scaffold…
May 12, 2016
New Thinking About Philanthropy and Inequality
April 7, 2016
Are Foundations Forever?
February 29, 2016
Opening a Window on Canadian Philanthropy – Part 2
February 8, 2016
Opening a Window on Canadian Philanthropy
January 5, 2016
Hopes (Not Predictions) for 2016
From the President 2015
December 8, 2015
Creating A Civic Infrastructure?
November 18, 2015
Public and Private: Building A Bridge?
October 6, 2015
Advocacy: An Underestimated Tool?
September 8, 2015
A Case for Voice: Foundations on the Stage
July 8, 2015
Summer 2015 Reading for Philanthropists
June 7, 2015
What Is Philanthropy For?
May 12, 2015
Impact Investing: Where’s the Accelerator?
April 13, 2015
Cities: A Role for Philanthropy?
March 11, 2015
The Trick of Balance
February 16, 2015
Thoughts on A Sector in the Fog
January 8, 2015
Looking Back, Looking Forward in 2015
From the President 2014 and earlier
December 7, 2014
What Does it Take for a Community To Be Strong?
November 10, 2014
Reflections on the 2014 PFC Conference: Talking and Working Together
September 29, 2014
Thoughts About Data, Strategy and Accountability in Philanthropy
September 4, 2014
Canadian Foundations: Seeing Patterns in the Evidence
July 14, 2014
Collective Impact: A Road Not Taken (Yet)
June 11, 2014
The Canadian Landscape for Social Investing
June 6, 2014
Philanthropy in a Complex World
Apr 10, 2014
Thinking About The Numbers in Philanthropy
Mar 10, 2014
Transparency: Hurting or Helping Foundations?
Jan 6, 2014
How Do We Know If We Are Effective?
Nov 19, 2013
The Path Ahead for Organized Philanthropy?
Nov 12, 2013
Reflections on Making Social Change in Calgary
Nov 12, 2013
Talking About Charities