RESOURCE: A Philanthropist’s Guide to the Future

June 9, 2017 Philanthropy

This report, presented by the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, summarizes and reflects on the results of a survey and interviews with social impact professionals about how philanthropy is changing.

3 Things I Wish Funders Would Ask Nonprofits

June 9, 2017 Philanthropy

What questions might a funder use to have a more productive and candid conversation with a grantee about what it takes to achieve social change?

GUIDE: Heartwired: Human Behavior, Strategic Opinion Research and the Audacious Pursuit of Social Change

May 10, 2017 Philanthropy

This guide examines how emotions, values, beliefs, identity and lived experiences affect the capacity to make social change.

Social Innovation: Latest Thinking in Canada

May 10, 2017 Philanthropy

Is there a distinctly Canadian approach to social innovation? Read a comprehensive reflection on the evolution of social innovation thinking and practice in Canada over the last seven years and a paper that outlines practical strategies and tactics.

PhiLab Conference Presentations now Available

May 10, 2017 Philanthropy

A range of viewpoints from philanthropy, the community sector and government were expressed during the PhiLab (the Montreal Research Laboratory on Canadian Philanthropy) Conference in Montreal on April 20th and 21st, on the theme of Socioeconomic and environmental crises challenges: role and responsibilities for grantmaking foundations?