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Andrea Dicks named as Community Foundations of Canada President

Alliance magazine 16 January 2020

Community Foundation of Canada has announced that Andrea Dicks has been appointed to the position of President, effective immediately. Andrea was previously CFC’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). She follows and succeeds Ian Bird, after nine …


The Council on Foundations select new cohort for leadership programme to increase diversity

Alliance magazine 15 January 2020

The Council on Foundations has announced the 24 participants selected for the 2020 Career Pathways cohort, a leadership development programme designed to increase the number of diverse candidates in the philanthropic leadership pipeline. The newly …


Investment Education Symposium 2020

Alliance magazine 9 January 2020

Council on Foundations appoint new members to Board of Directors

Alliance magazine 8 January 2020

The Council on Foundations has the appointed new members to its Board of Directors to help lead the Council’s strategic planning efforts. The appointments include Peter Laugharn who currently serves as President & CEO of …

Partnership With Native Americans Announces Joshua Arce as new president and CEO

Alliance magazine 13 December 2019

Partnership With Native Americans (PWNA) have announced the appointment of Joshua Arce as their new president and chief executive officer (CEO) effective 6 January 2020. PWNA’s current president and CEO Robbi Rice Dietrich announced her retirement after seven years with the charity. …

Participatory grantmaking: can we afford not to do it?

Dr Stellah Wairimu Bosire, Rose Longhurst, Katy Love and Diana Samarasan 10 December 2019 For Subscribers

Participatory grantmaking is a promising way to practise a more just and equitable approach to philanthropy, though implementing it requires considerable readjustment of both attitudes and ways of working. In this article, we – practitioners …

‘We know the system is broken – if it wasn’t, we wouldn’t be here.’

Amy McGoldrick 3 December 2019

The Equality Fund (EF) announced itself in London recently as a ‘ground-breaking collaboration’ delivering momentum for women’s movements, while driving the cultural, economic and political changes required to make global gender equality a reality.  The …

A man’s call for gender equality: Why feminist philanthropy helps us all

Peter Schattner 29 November 2019

One in three women globally experience violence in their lifetime. If gender-based violence were a disease, it would be the largest epidemic we’ve ever known. 650 million women worldwide have suffered the consequences of child, …

Knight Foundation grants $3.5 million to advance research on internet governance and policy

Alliance magazine 16 November 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation proposed $3.5 million for research on technology policy and debates in the realm. Part of the foundation’s $50 million commitment to support research on how technology transforms …

Time to modernise dated definition of philanthropy to reflect new Canadian reality?

Katherine MacDonald 10 November 2019

Amidst the many activities happening to launch the 2019-2020 academic year, the Certificate in Philanthropic Management of Université de Montréal paired up with PhiLab to add their own event to the mix: a conference led …