Episode 6: Can non-profits rebuild public trust with data?

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Around the globe, only 57 percent of people say they trust NGOs. However, 78 percent of people say they trust technology. In an age where trust in technology beats trust in NGOs, what does it mean to rebuild trust? We sit down with Antonio Zappulla, CEO of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

What You Missed at the 2019 Philanthropic Foundations Canada Symposium

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To solve global and local challenges, there’s a fast-growing need for philanthropic foundations to collaborate with other sectors. We partnered with Philanthropic Foundations Canada to explore the benefits, risks, and opportunities for cross-sector collaboration.

Why Cross-Sector Collaborations Keep Going Wrong (& How To Fix It)

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Foundations must work with other sectors to find solutions to the biggest issues facing us today. But collaboration is notoriously difficult. We explore some of the biggest risks, and how foundations can avoid them. This article is the second of a three-part series exploring the future of philanthropy in partnership with Philanthropic Foundations Canada.

Foundations open up about the benefits of cross-sector collaboration

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With societal challenges becoming increasingly complex, foundations are looking to play a more active role in social and environmental change. As more foundations move from traditional grant-making to cross-sector collaborations, here’s what they have to gain. This article is the first of a three-part series in partnership with Philanthropic Foundations Canada.

Activists Are Using Bitcoin To Make Protest Art. Here's Why.

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As a multicultural country with a global diaspora, Canada is uniquely positioned to support the voices of oppressed communities from a place of safety. However, as a hub for blockchain innovation, Canada can not only support but also build the technologies that will reduce corruption, promote freedom, and protect citizens worldwide.

Rise Up and Give Back

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The face of volunteering has changed over the years to become more diverse. During National Volunteer Week, we look at trends shaping the future of volunteering, which gives us insight into civic engagement, giving back, and changing narratives in the world of impact.