Could modernizing charity legislation be Trudeau’s greatest stand for Canadian democracy?

November 17, 2017 Philanthropy

In an important opinion piece published in the Hill Times, Dr. Roger Gibbins argues that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau now has the ‘guidance and public support’ necessary to modernize federal charity legislation.

Young Leaders: Take Charge of Your Professional Development

October 20, 2017 Philanthropy

This article outlines how approaching learning with an entrepreneurial spirit and creativity, especially in small-staffed foundations, can lead to great results.

Philanthropic Arrogance (and How to Avoid It)

October 20, 2017 Philanthropy

This two-part series warns that the same qualities that made people want to be philanthropic in the first place erode as they are propelled into positions of communal power

4 Foundations to Philanthropy: Listen More to Nonprofits and Speak Less

October 20, 2017 Philanthropy

This article in the NonProfit Quarterly features a report that summarizes thinking about how to shift funder behavior to apply resources more effectively to bring about change.

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.