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

Thank you Linda

Mark PetersenNews

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

Changes ahead for Stronger Philanthropy

Mark PetersenNews

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

Joyful Living Joyful Giving Foundation launches the One Campaign

Nate PetersenNews

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

Grantmaking during COVID-19

Mark PetersenNews

Last week the reality of the coronavirus pandemic began to settle in for those of us living in Canada. I admit I spent most of last week trying to keep up with shocking announcements that left me feeling both paralyzed and grief-stricken. I’m sure you did too. But now is not the time for paralysis. We have hope that God … Read More