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Community Foundations: What They Are, How they Operate

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
February 15, 1995

This article provides a brief history of community foundations and explains how they function.

How, and how much, are Canadian companies giving?

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Respondents to a recent Conference Board survey of Canadian corporations reported donating $126 Million to community causes in 1993. This represents an increase in the average contributed per corporation.

What are prospective employers looking for?

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Highlighting some of the trends in the fundraiser's job market, as well as what employers look for in candidates.

Corporate support may cost charities more than they bargained for

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

A hybrid of philanthropy and marketing, the new "strategic philanthropy" is considered the ultimate in corporate giving. Creating warm consumer fuzzies, enhancing profile and subtly generating business opportunities, it is a way for Canadian companies to work smarter and find better links between charities and their own interests.

Who earns what among development pros?

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
January 30, 1995

Statistics from the Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) August 1994 Survey of Benefits and Compensation; the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) 1993 Canadian Salary and Benefits Report; and an American comparison, The Career Survey, courtesy of the National Society of Fund Raising Executives (NSFRE).