Each year, we offer a wide variety of events for members and non-member grantmaking organizations to assist with professional development and peer learning opportunities.
In addition, PFC hosts a yearly gathering of leaders in the philanthropic sector from Canada and across the world to exchange ideas, learn from each other and discuss important issues facing our communities.
COVID-19, Montréal-Nord et la riposte de la philanthropie québécoise (Webinar in French)
May 28, 2020, 2-3:15PM Eastern Time (U.S. and Canada)
COVID-19 & Endowments
Date to be determined.
PFC 2020 Conference in Québec City RESCHEDULED
Date to be determined
In light of public health concerns, the COVID-19 context and to protect your health, our 2020 Conference exploring the theme of Philanthropy and Democracy set for October 20th to the 22nd in Québec City has been rescheduled to 2021. The exact dates are yet to be determined – more information to come. Please stay safe and we are eager for you to join PFC and your colleagues in 2021.
A Just Transition: Making Climate Action Inclusive
October 7, 2019, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM EDT
The Just Transition framework looks to place the voices of affected workers and other impacted communities at the centre of conversations on the transition to a low carbon economy. This webinar will look at the role that investors can play to ensure that the social dimensions of the low carbon transition are considered in efforts to tackle climate change.
June 6-8, 2019
Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC
CEGN, an affinity group of PFC, is holding its 2019 annual conference from May 7th to 9th in Ontario. The event is open to all philanthropic funders and government organizations with funding programs. PFC Members are invited to register at the CEGN Member rate and the early-bird discount ends April 1st!
Relationship Between the Board Chair and CEO
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:00 PM until 1:30 PM
How do board chairs and CEOs develop and maintain their partnerships? How do family foundation board chairs and CEOs build a relationship of trust and bridge the divide between physical distance, differences between staff and family member roles, and continue the work of the foundation during times of transition?
Reserved for PFC family foundation members.
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Sector, partnership and members’ events
Get the first detailed overview of work and funding at the intersection of climate change, health, and equity
March 26th, 2020, 2pm-3pm EST / 11am-12pm PST
Funders from many different areas are increasingly funding at the intersection of climate, health, and equity. Learn what seven funder affinity groups found when they surveyed their members and NGOs in the field—almost 200 foundations and organizations from around the country—about this rapidly growing and changing area of critical work. Speakers include Jalonne White-Newsome (Kresge Foundation), Michael Painter (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation), and Shalini Gupta (Health and Environmental Funders Network).