Endowments: How To

In the last few months, readers of this publication have had the opportunity to seriously consider the notion of endowments and how they might fit…
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Fundraising Strategies

In many sophisticated fundraising organizations, there is still a sharp dichotomy between major and planned gifts. As a relatively new fundraising professional, I cannot, for…
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Street Fundraising

So you’re strolling down Queen Street West in downtown Toronto searching for a new pair of funky shoes to add to your collection and all…
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Investment Management for Charities

Endowment funds have the opportunity to make a difference in how charities fulfill their missions. The oversight of a charity’s investments can involve considerable fiduciary…
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Teen Philanthropy in Canada

Teenagers. You know all about them. Those lazy, Ipod-shuffling, Twitter-loving creatures whose only interest in the world is the latest trend in popular culture. If…
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Cultivating Professional Advisors

Most gift planners recognize the importance of cultivating relationships with the local “allied professional” community (for the purpose of this article, “allied professional” or “AP”…
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