Nathan Petersen named Cardus NextGEN Fellow

Mark PetersenNews

Stronger Philanthropy is pleased to announced that Nathan Petersen, Chief Client Officer and Partner in our firm, has just been named a NextGEN Fellow of Cardus, a prominent Canadian think tank, for their 2024-2025 cohort. NextGEN is a year-long, leadership development opportunity for those aged 25-34 created and run by think-tank Cardus. The NextGEN fellows will explore the relevance and resources … Read More

Transformed by Generosity

Mark PetersenNews

Stronger Philanthropy has focused in the past on helping its clients to love giving well. But as our group has evolved over the past few years, we’ve realized that the ‘love giving well’ tagline doesn’t encompass all that we want to achieve. Increasingly Stronger Philanthropy finds itself located in the middle ground between major donors and charity leaders, acting as … Read More

Welcome to Legacy Foundation of Canada

Mark PetersenClients, News

Stronger Philanthropy is pleased to welcome its 12th philanthropic family to our community in 2023. Legacy Foundation of Canada is a Cambridge-based family foundation which supports selected charities benefiting communities in Cambridge (Ontario), Bell Island (Newfoundland), and elsewhere through grants and involvement. A summary of Legacy Foundation of Canada’s priorities and application process for 2023 can be found here. If … Read More

Thank you Nate Petersen

Mark PetersenNews

Nate Petersen has decided to move on from his role at Stronger Philanthropy to pursue other adventures beginning in Latin America. He worked with me for the past 3+ years and brought a fresh perspective, energy, and vitality to this work even as we were impacted by the pandemic. During his time with our company, he influenced the way we … Read More

June 2022 update

Mark PetersenNews

We are winding down the first six months of 2022, and with it comes an opportunity to summarize our work up to the present. Though the first part of the year is typically slower than the last half, we have worked with four of our clients – Tamara Foundation, River Dali Foundation, Levante Foundation, and Ross Mitchell Family Foundation – … Read More

New birth in the darkness

Mark PetersenNews

In this tumultuous season of dark nights and raging viruses, our prayer for our readers is to find the promise and joy of new birth. We remember Jesus’ birth during Christmas and the light that pierces through the fog of the daily grind, bringing hope and peace to our weary souls. To all colleagues and companions on this journey to … Read More

Announcing Stronger Philanthropy’s virtual community!

Mark PetersenCollaboration, Community, Innovation, News

One of the benefits coming out of the pandemic is the time and space to reassess the status quo, and reimagine a better way to achieve one’s mission. At Stronger Philanthropy, we continue to do just that. Our mission is to empower generous families in smart giving for strategic projects aligned to their passions. Generous families need effective, healthy charities … Read More

Website refresh with new FAQ page and more…

Mark PetersenNews

We’ve spent some time with our website this month to bring greater clarity and focus to how we communicate. Included in the refresh are the following: Redesigned menu bar with sections for Charities, Clients, and Resources New summary of our granting process for charities New FAQ page for charities where we respond to questions like: Can I tell you about … Read More