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Rethinking Philanthropic Strategy: An Innovative Voice

Hilary Pearson outlines the main points of her discussion with unconventional thinker and President of the Heron Foundation, Clara Miller and her view that foundations need to boldly redefine themselves as providers of capital for public benefit as opposed to grantmakers.

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Rethinking Philanthropic Strategy: An Innovative Voice

Hilary Pearson outlines the main points of her discussion with unconventional thinker and President of the Heron Foundation, Clara Miller and her view that foundations need to boldly redefine themselves as providers of capital for public benefit as opposed to grantmakers.

May 3, 20170

Uncertainty and Proximity: A Challenge for Philanthropy

PFC President, Hilary Pearson, summarizes the inspiring opening remarks by Grant Oliphant, CEO of the Heinz Endowments in Pittsburgh at the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) conference in Boston.

April 11, 20170
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Raising Philanthropy’s Voice

PFC President, Hilary Pearson, shares how, in these times, philanthropists are both compelled by moral values and enabled by financial resources to raise our voices more loudly in support of peace and social trust.

February 28, 20170

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A play of words: Does philanthropy = fundraising?

What’s in a word? CKX Philanthropy Fellow, Michael Alberg-Seberich, shares his confusion around the meaning of the word “philanthropy” in Canada.

May 23, 20170

The Impact Measurement Conundrum

CKX Philanthropy Fellow, Michael Alberg-Seberich, shares four ways the third sector in Germany has taken (incremental) steps towards (impact) measurement.

April 4, 20170

Small Foundations, Outsized Impact

Can small foundations create outsized impact? What practices, structures or approaches can help these foundations to extend their reach and even promote system-level changes?

September 30, 20160

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