From Carthy Foundation

November 19, 2013 Philanthropy

Carthy Foundation and Max Bell Foundation, both of Calgary, have commissioned and published a Social and Emotional Learning Issue Brief to provide an overview of the field of social and emotional learning (SEL) in Canada, particularly within the education system.

J. Armand Bombardier Foundation

October 21, 2013 Newsletter October 2013, Philanthropy

The J. Armand Bombardier Foundation has released its Annual Report of Activities for 2012-2013. In this report, the Foundation notes that it has focused over the past year on defining its “philanthropic personality”.

The Metcalf Foundation

October 21, 2013 Newsletter October 2013, Philanthropy

The Metcalf Foundation has published its second Innovation Fellowship paper in the arts, Choreographing our Future: Strategies for Supporting Next Generation Arts Practice, by Shannon Litzenberger.

The How of Grantmaking

October 21, 2013 Newsletter October 2013, Philanthropy

The Grant Managers Network (GMN) in the United States has been working for some years now to try to improve and streamline grantmaking practices and to make the interaction between grantmakers and their grantees more productive.

Is Philanthropy a Profession?

October 21, 2013 Newsletter October 2013, Philanthropy

What does it take to work professionally in a foundation context? What are the key skills that professional grantmakers need? What difference might grantmaker education make?