Here’s How Social Missions Can Be As Inspiring As Space Missions

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As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, Future of Good publisher and CEO Vinod Rajasekaran offers an aerospace take on crafting an inspiring social mission.

Episode 3: Inclusion in Philanthropy with Emilie Nicolas

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Inclusion needs to be more than just a symbolic move in philanthropy, says anthropologist and columnist Emilie Nicolas. To truly have an inclusive sector, we need full representation of people and ideas at all levels of organizations.

How To Develop An Impact Measurement System That Actually Works For Your Organization

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Despite several methods being used in the sector today, many organizations still struggle to meaningfully track and report impact. Why? There’s a need for measurement approaches that are standardized enough to be meaningful, yet contextual and flexible enough to account for unique impacts. Sara Olsen, founder of SVT Group, gives us an impact measurement primer.

The 4 Senate Recommendations You Need to Know That Could Determine the Future of Charities

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In order to keep up with an ever-changing world, Canada’s charitable and non-profit sector needs a refresh. Our team analyzes the four recommendations from the recent Senate report that will become linchpins for a future-fit sector.

These Organizations Are Raising $1 Billion For Women's Rights. Here's How.

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The Equality Fund has ambitious plans to raise $1 billion over the next 15 years to fund women’s rights organizations in Canada and abroad. Their approach? Broker strategic partnerships between nonprofits, philanthropists, and government sectors to build fast and scale sustainably.

Who Gets To Own The Future?

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Critical questions for impact-focused organizations: How do we talk about the future in vulnerable contexts? How about in contexts where young people do not necessarily feel that they have full agency over their own destiny? What about spaces where Indigenous culture and history were overtaken by colonial markers of progress? Here are some things to reflect upon, right now.