Does Big Philanthropy Threaten Democracy? A Dialogue on The Givers

September 18, 2017 Philanthropy

In this piece Sean Parnell, vice president for public policy at The Philanthropy Roundtable, and David Callahan, author of The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age engage in a debate about the book.

Managing Across Differences in Divisive Times

September 15, 2017 Philanthropy

In this Center for Effective Philanthropy blog post, Grace Nicolette shares insights on how funders can stand up and speak out strongly against tyranny AND do the critical — yet often tremendously hard — work of reaching out across lines of difference to those with whom they don’t agree, or even with those who hate them.

Reconciliation in Philanthropy: Learning by Doing

June 12, 2017 Philanthropy

In this article published in The Philanthropist, Itoah Scott-Enns, Director of the Arctic Funders Collaborative, urges funders to follow commitments to reconciliation with action and to not let fear of doing it “wrong” thwart progress.

VIDEO: National Thought Table on Reconciliation

June 12, 2017 Philanthropy

On May 10, the National Thought Table on Reconciliation gathered several leaders for an open and engaging roundtable discussion on the challenges and opportunities for reconciliation in Canada.

Federal Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy

June 12, 2017 PFC, Philanthropy

The Government of Canada bringing together 15 leaders, practitioners and experts from multiple fields to develop a Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to support the social enterprise sector and the social economy in Canada.