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The Philanthropist
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ISSN (Print) 0316-3849
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  • From Charity to Change: Inside the World of Canadian Foundations

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Frequent Philanthropist Journal book reviewer Hilary Pearson’s new book profiles a selection of Canadian foundations that have evolved from static grantors to active participants in building capacity, strengthening community, influencing public policy, addressing climate change, and engaging in reconciliation through relationship.The post From Charity to Change: Inside the World of Canadian Foundations appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 21:34:17 +000
       
  • A how-to guide for solving Canada’s digital inequity challenges

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: There is an urgent need to improve access to critical internet resources in underserved communities across Canada, but the digital equity gap can not be bridged by the private sector and governments alone. There is a clear role for philanthropy, too, in addressing these challenges, and a new how-to guide offers a blueprint. The post A how-to guide for solving Canada’s digital inequity challenges appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:26:24 +000
       
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation: Four decades of change, challenge, and growth

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: The Ontario Trillium Foundation was formed in 1982 to provide grants to social service organizations in Ontario communities. Funded by the Ontario government, it began with a $15-million budget that has since grown to more than $100 million in funding across the non-profit sector. The Philanthropist Journal digs into the changes and challenges experienced by OTF on its 40th anniversary. The post Ontario Trillium Foundation: Four decades of change, challenge, and growth appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 21:35:39 +000
       
  • Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario : Quatre décennies de changements, de
           défis et de croissance

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: La Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario a été créée en 1982 afin d’octroyer des subventions à des organismes de services sociaux dans les communautés de l’Ontario. Financée par le gouvernement de l’Ontario, elle a commencé avec un budget de 15 millions $ qui est passé depuis à plus de 100 millions $ de financement dans le secteur sans but lucratif. À l’occasion du 40e anniversaire de la FTO, The Philanthropist Journal se penche sur les changements et les défis qu’a connus la FTO. The post Fondation Trillium de l’Ontario : Quatre décennies de changements, de défis et de croissance appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 21:33:05 +000
       
  • How – and how much – women give is changing the
           philanthropic landscape

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: “Broadly, collectively, holistically”: with increasing awareness that it’s time to unlock the potential of women as a key demographic in fundraising strategies, and with women’s and girls’ organizations receiving just 2% of funding, research like that being done by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute aims to jump-start a more woman-friendly version of philanthropy.The post How – and how much – women give is changing the philanthropic landscape appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 22 Nov 2022 19:10:10 +000
       
  • Five principles to get long-term, flexible funding into the hands of
           community-led organizations

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: A recent convening led the Stephen Lewis Foundation to issue a call to action for funders – outlining five anti-colonial funding principles to remove roadblocks for funding community-led organizations.The post Five principles to get long-term, flexible funding into the hands of community-led organizations appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:47:04 +000
       
  • The advocacy riddle

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: How do we ensure the sector has a significant voice in affecting public policy' New research shines a light on the sector’s advocacy efforts, the related challenges, and the structures needed to make that advocacy both broad-based and nimble.The post The advocacy riddle appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Mon, 07 Nov 2022 21:43:16 +000
       
  • Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to
           advance social change

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Changing the way people think about an issue is a precondition to mobilizing action on it. But which organizations have institutionalized narrative change practices as a strategic priority, and how is that playing out day-to-day' How many non-profits are doing the deep listening necessary to understand how audiences perceive their issues, and developing strategic messaging that can shift the conversation'The post Shifting the conversation: How the sector is using narrative change to advance social change appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Mon, 31 Oct 2022 16:22:30 +000
       
  • The laws governing gifts by will – and the pressures they put on
           executors

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: When a person dies, their executor has a maximum of 60 months to make any testamentary gifts to charities. For estates that are complex, that might not be sufficient time. Maria Elena Hoffstein and Stephen Hsia argue that extending the window could unlock more giving to the charitable sector. The post The laws governing gifts by will – and the pressures they put on executors appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Mon, 24 Oct 2022 18:44:31 +000
       
  • Navigating the murky waters of responsible investing

    • Authors: Lesley Fraser
      Abstract: Canadian foundations know that responsible investing can reap both positive impacts and benchmark-beating financial returns, but it isn’t easy – knowing where to invest, measuring social outcomes, even agreeing what to call it. It’s “tough, ongoing work,” says one foundation leader.The post Navigating the murky waters of responsible investing appeared first on The Philanthropist Journal.
      PubDate: Wed, 19 Oct 2022 16:47:09 +000
       
 
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