Report: Peer To Peer: At The Heart of Influencing More Effective Philanthropy

March 14, 2017 Philanthropy

From where do you get the information you need as a funder to improve or change your practices? Not surprisingly, most often it is from a peer or colleague.

REPORT: Infrastructure in Focus: A New Global Picture of Organizations Serving Philanthropy

March 14, 2017 Philanthropy

Released at the WINGS Global Forum in Mexico City in 2017, the report shows how philanthropy infrastructure is growing and strengthening worldwide.

An industrial strategy for philanthropy

March 14, 2017 Philanthropy

An industrial strategy for philanthropy could help strengthen the environment for individual charitable organizations by enhancing shared knowledge, the ability to speak with a collective voice and the level of collaborative activity. Would such a strategy work for Canada?

The Importance of Having a Data Strategy

March 13, 2017 Philanthropy

By creating data strategies for themselves and for their grantees, funders can pave the way for Canadian charities to have more impact.

Douglas Rutzen wins WINGS Philanthropy prize: Sounds the Alarm for Civil Society

March 13, 2017 Philanthropy

In his acceptance speech for the 2017 Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) philanthropy prize, Douglas Rutzen, President of the International Center for Non-profit law (ICNL), spoke of the dangers that resurging authoritarianism in over 100 countries poses to civil society.