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Jean-Marc Fontan

Conference reports Jean-Marc Fontan 11 January 2023

COP15: Are we willing to take action with clarity, agility and speed?

Biodiversity concerns all of us – biodiversity is comprised of all life on Earth – from viruses to elephants. It is typically defined as genetic diversity, species diversity, and ecosystem diversity. COP15 is underway! The …

Opinion Diane Alalouf-Hall, Jean-Marc Fontan and David Grant-Poitras 13 April 2020

Philanthropy and the coronavirus crisis: Making the shift towards a preventive model

The COVID-19 pandemic has provoked an unprecedented state of emergency in Quebec, Canada, and the rest of the world. Reassuringly, we are also witnessing a wave of solidarity, mutual aid and generosity that rises to …

Special feature Hilary Pearson and Jean-Marc Fontan 7 March 2017

Studying philanthropy in Canada: from benevolence to impact 

Three years ago, the two infrastructure organizations for foundation philanthropy in Canada, Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) and Community Foundations of Canada (CFC) joined forces with a national partnership of scholars dedicated to creating a more …