Article: Hosting a ‘giving circle’: Finding new donors and new dollars
Published on 11/24/2008 12:00 AM
A growing trend in philanthropy, giving circles occur when a group of donors pool their charitable dollars and make collective decisions about what causes to support. Giving circles can be an informal group of friends who meet in each other’s homes, or they can be quite formal with hundreds of members.
Article: Giving: How each of us can change the world: A review of Bill Clinton’s recent book
Published on 04/07/2008 12:00 AM
Clinton vividly demonstrates how giving seems to make us happier and unites us. He admits that he learned much about philanthropy from Hillary.
Published on 12/11/2006 12:00 AM
According to recent Ipsos Reid statistics, around 80% of Canadians give to charity every year. That means close to 25 million of us make some sort of philanthropic gesture per annum. It’s an incredible stat.
Article: Philanthropy Explosion: It's not just for the wealthy anymore
Published on 09/12/2005 12:00 AM
Giving is giving is giving. Yet, traditionally the term 'philanthropy' has been the domain of the wealthy. It doesn't have to be that way, though.
Article: The SVP model: Investing in Canada's social economy
Published on 08/15/2005 12:00 AM
Social venture partner groups, or SVPs, are a fresh face on the Canadian philanthropy landscape. Often unnoticed by the public, social venture partners are trying to reshape the way Canadians address social needs.