What's Next in Tech and Philanthropy?

Looking at the future of tech and philanthropy with Jennifer Couldrey, Head of Upside Foundation, part of Future of Good’s Next Gen Philanthropy series

Why It Matters

Giving is changing and engaging Canada's fast-growing tech sector will become a massive part of philanthropy in the next decade. We must understand what's driving philanthropy in Canadian tech, how they give, and what trends are shaping their giving culture.

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