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.

Why Evaluation is So Difficult for Funders and Communities

May 9, 2017 Philanthropy

Kate Frykberg, a voice from the funder community in New Zealand, shares wise observations on why evaluating impact is so difficult and how communities, NGOs, funders and evaluators can work together better.