Nick Cooney’s 2015 provocative book, How to Be Great at Doing Good: Why Results Are What Count and How Smart Charity Can Change the World, helps donors consider that giving well is laden with both responsibility and opportunity. It’s easy to fall into a rut where we routinely give to the same organizations year after year, and fail to use our … Read More
Due to changes to our business model, we must regretfully say goodbye to our colleague, Linda Dzelme, who has been core to our team for the past four and a half years (at Stronger Philanthropy), and for the previous thirteen years for our client, Bridgeway Foundation. She has served with incredible enthusiasm, loyalty, and competence, and I know all who worked with … Read More
The current pandemic has unleashed a tidal wave of change that impacts both major donors and charities, and these changes also impact our work at Stronger Philanthropy. To successfully emerge from the pandemic, we must attend to the need for organizational renewal that corresponds to a new, ever evolving, landscape. Stronger Philanthropy has reviewed our priorities and considered how to … Read More
Do you conduct due diligence on the charities you support? Recent news has reported on a spectacular failure that has put a celebrated charity on the front pages of Canadian papers. The federal government was prepared to invest over $900 million into WE Charity based in Toronto, but the deal fell apart. As I’ve read the astonishing reports (here and … Read More
Today, Stronger Philanthropy joined forces with other charities and partners in the charitable sector across Canada to support the Canada Cares Campaign, a digital campaign mobilizing Canadians to call for a 1:1 matching funds program by the federal government. Charities across Canada have stepped up in a big way throughout this pandemic. In dark clouds of despair and uncertainty, Canada’s … Read More
We are excited to announce the opening of Levante Foundation’s grant application process for 2020! Levante Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Levante Living LP, Canada’s premier creator of senior living funds. The goal of the foundation is to provide charitable support for seniors in the communities where Levante Living operates. They are currently seeking LOIs from registered charities that … Read More
Here is an online interview I did with Dr. Colleen Batchelder, Founder of LOUD Summit. In it, I discuss the state of philanthropy during a pandemic, and tips for charities seeking funding at this critical time. The LOUD Summit is a progressive Christian nonprofit based in New Jersey which seeks to create places of diversity, inclusion, and equality.
Joyful Living Joyful Giving Foundation is a Langley BC-based foundation that operates with the back office support of Stronger Philanthropy. They are launching a campaign to raise funds for three charities which will be matched by one of their donors. More information is found below: The “One” Campaign Kindness, Compassion & Joy The days we are living in right now … Read More