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Summer 2017: Time To Read!

As you head off for summer holidays, or simply clear your desks for a little catch up reading, PFC President Hilary Person offers some suggestions for summer reading on issues and topics in philanthropy.

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From the President

Thoroughly Modern Charities

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.

August 14, 20170

Summer 2017: Time To Read!

As you head off for summer holidays, or simply clear your desks for a little catch up reading, PFC President Hilary Person offers some suggestions for summer reading on issues and topics in philanthropy.

July 4, 20170

Matching Our Dance Steps: Philanthropy and Government

Can foundations be good dance partners for government and vice-versa? Hilary Pearson outlines the ups and down of partnerships between philanthropy and government and highlights some leassons learned.

June 7, 20170

Guest Posts

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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