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?

Investing in our Democracy – A Legacy for Canada 150

May 9, 2017 Philanthropy

Is the millennial generation in Canada disengaged from our democratic processes? Caro Loutfi of Apathy Is Boring reviews new research and shares strategies to create conditions that support young people in becoming active citizens.