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The Philanthropist
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ISSN (Print) 0316-3849
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  • Mission Transition: Confronting the biggest challenge of the 21st century

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: With average global temperatures on course to rise by 3.6°C by the end of the century, there is an urgent need for worldwide action to ensure a sustainable future for the planet and its inhabitants. In this series, contributor Diane Bérard examines why organizations should make the socio-ecological transition a core driver of their strategy – and how to do it. The post Mission Transition: Confronting the biggest challenge of the 21st century appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 18 May 2022 17:00:25 +000
       
  • Mission transition: relever le plus grand défi du 21e siècle

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Alors que les températures mondiales moyennes sont en voie d’augmenter de 3,6 °C d’ici la fin du siècle, l’urgence d’agir à l’échelle mondiale se fait ressentir pour assurer un avenir durable à la planète et à sa population. Dans cette série, la contributrice Diane Bérard se penche sur les raisons pour lesquelles les organisations à but non lucratif devraient mettre la transition socioécologique au cœur de leur stratégie sur la manière dont elles devraient s’y prendre.The post Mission transition: relever le plus grand défi du 21e siècle appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 18 May 2022 16:26:10 +000
       
  • Insertech: Fournir des emplois décents , lutter contre le gaspillage,
           démocratiser la technologie

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Dans le premier volet de notre série Mission Transition, la collaboratrice Diane Bérard dresse le profil de l’organisme sans but lucratif montréalais Insertech, qui forme des adultes sans emploi à réparer des appareils électroniques considérés comme des déchets et les offrir au public à des prix abordables, tout en ayant pour mandat de démocratiser la technologie.The post Insertech: Fournir des emplois décents , lutter contre le gaspillage, démocratiser la technologie appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 18 May 2022 16:24:18 +000
       
  • Providing good jobs, fighting waste, and democratizing technology

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Montreal non-profit Insertech, which trains unemployed adults to repair electronic appliances considered waste and offer them to the public at affordable prices, with a mandate to broaden access to technology while they’re at it. The post Providing good jobs, fighting waste, and democratizing technology appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 18 May 2022 16:05:45 +000
       
  • For the philanthropic sector, a step forward on ‘direction and
           control,’ but more work ahead

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: The Liberal government’s move to legislate the “spirit” of private member’s bill S-216 perpetuates the colonial relationship between charities and groups without charitable status, according to leading sector voices.The post For the philanthropic sector, a step forward on ‘direction and control,’ but more work ahead appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Thu, 12 May 2022 18:46:20 +000
       
  • Putting data in the hands of clients: Data portability in the social
           sector

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Data collected by the sector is rarely accessible to those who provide it, but giving clients a right to data portability – and recognizing them as data owners rather than simply data subjects – would empower them to choose how it is shared and reused. The post Putting data in the hands of clients: Data portability in the social sector appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 10 May 2022 20:21:38 +000
       
  • Why philanthropy needs a new story

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: The story of philanthropy is not static; it evolves with every new challenge faced. Recently, the calls for reform have been loud and clear – to unlock the billions locked up in endowments, remove “direction and control,” and shift to more reciprocal relationships.The post Why philanthropy needs a new story appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 10 May 2022 18:47:55 +000
       
  • State of emergence: Why we need artists right now

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: What would it mean to ambitiously mobilize artists to do their most essential work well and fully, with the aim of creating a more sustainable, just, and caring society' Contributor Shannon Litzenberger calls for direct support for individual artists, as world-makers with the potential to catalyze transformative change.The post State of emergence: Why we need artists right now appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 03 May 2022 20:26:47 +000
       
  • Let’s talk about the problems with volunteering

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Volunteering is an amazing thing, but it remains an area of unharnessed potential, replete with missed opportunities to build connections across social groups. The post Let’s talk about the problems with volunteering appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 22:45:52 +000
       
  • Changing the story: The Canada-wide push to recognize workers in the
           non-profit sector

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: As Nova Scotia gets ready to celebrate its second Day of Recognition for the non-profit sector, one foundation is on a mission to “close the recognition gap” on a national level. The post Changing the story: The Canada-wide push to recognize workers in the non-profit sector appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 27 Apr 2022 22:44:13 +000
       
 
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