Donation patterns are changing. Affluent Canadians, whose gifts form a growing share of the overall charitable pie, are increasingly giving through donor advised funds affiliated with banks and wealth management firms.
Budget 2023 sets the Canadian government’s funding priorities for years to come. Organizational leaders must understand the budget’s impact on their work to devise effective programming, outreach, and fundraising campaigns.
Foundations have finite resources and big social policy objectives. A new report from the Broadbent Institute argues funders can make bigger strides on their social policy goals by funding social movements than they can through lobbying or research alone.
Climate change is the single greatest long-term threat to the health of Canadians, according to Canada’s chief public health officer – and hospital foundations are a significant source of equipment and capital spending for major hospitals.
Trans communities are facing increasing hate and have few options for institutional funding. A new $1.5 million fund aims to give trans-serving organizations a much-needed injection of capital and catalyze additional philanthropic investment in this sector.