This story is in partnership with Philanthropic Foundations Canada.
Canadian philanthropy is in a state of flux.
Calls for the sector’s transformation are coming from all angles, including from within. Advocates for change want funders to share more power with donees, move resources to communities faster and at higher volumes, and push for massive regulatory change that could upend the very philosophy underpinning philanthropy.
How does a funder navigate the shifts that are happening around them? By convening and collaborating, in the case of this year’s Philanthropic Foundations Canada conference — titled Philanthropy and the common good: Renewing our practices, strengthening our impact.
Here are seven actionable takeaways from the conference’s dozens of speakers.
Examine your own definition of giving — a
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