Philanthropica

7
Apr

Fundraising in the Time of Coronavirus | Time for Innovation

The third post in our blog series focuses on mobilizing fundraising for ALL non-profits, not just those responding directly to the pandemic. Time to Innovate Since last writing, the pandemic has become a long-term crisis that will have deep economic and financial implications for everyone. A vast range of non-profits will provide vital services during the times of hardship that

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25
Mar

Fundraising in the Time of Coronavirus | Impact of COVID-19 on Fundraising

The second post in our blog series to help your organization navigate the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Impact of COVID-19 on Fundraising Asking for money when people are busy dealing with the impact of COVID-19 is a tough beat.  However, we must be careful not to make assumptions about how your donors will respond – you may be

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24
Mar

Fundraising in the Time of Coronavirus | Strategic Planning around COVID-19 by the Board

Currently, our only certainty is uncertainty. Planning around uncertainty is difficult but essential to ensure the long-term sustainability of your organization and the continued support of the community you serve. To help you navigate through these unprecedented times, Philanthropica is posting a blog series on how to fundraise in the time of coronavirus.  We prefer Love in the Time of

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17
Feb

Job Posting: Director of Development, St.George’s School of Montreal

St. George’s School of Montreal is looking for a Director of Advancement to lead the School through the campaign and provide an exciting opportunity for the community to further engage with the School. Please contact tamara@philanthropica.ca for more information.   DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT St. GEORGE’S SCHOOL OF MONTREAL St. George’s has been a leader in progressive education since the 1930s,

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9
Jan

Job Posting: Chief Executive Officer, Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA

The Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA seeks an energetic, action-oriented and passionate Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead the organization through a chapter of revitalization and growth. Please contact tamara@philanthropica.ca for more information.   Chief Executive Officer Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA Montreal Jewish Community Centre The YM-YWHA was created over 100 years ago. It is a member-driven organization that responds to the needs

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26
Nov

New $800M Social Finance Fund Canada

Canadian government commits $800 million towards a Social Finance Fund, $50 million towards investment readiness. Philanthropica’s Camilla Leigh can offer the latest insights into Social Finance from the University of Oxford. Call us to find out more how your organization can benefit from the government’s initiative (514 928 3599).

16
Aug

Job Posting: Advancement Executive

Centennial Academy are looking for a ambitious and enthusiastic fundraiser to head up their Annual Giving Program and provide capital campaign support. Salary range $42,000 – $55,000. Please visit the posting on Charity Village to apply. Advancement Executive Roles and responsibilities: Centennial Annual Fund Ensure the execution of the annual solicitation, recognition and stewardship cycle of the Centennial Annual Fund (CAF).

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8
Dec

Culinary Showdown raises $1.1M for breast cancer research

Philanthropica’s very own Tamara Granatstein’s unique skills as a peer-to-peer fundraising coach helped the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and the Jewish General Hospital to raise $1.1M for a great cause. Call us if you’d like to learn how peer-to-peer fundraising coaching can help to boost your fundraising results. Culinary Showdown whets appetite for more

28
Jul

GoodBox “Thinking Inside the Box”

Philanthropica’s Camilla Leigh has joined UK based start-up GoodBox as a Non-Executive Director. Providing cutting edge contactless payment donation solutions for non-profit organizations, GoodBox is set to transform charitable giving in the UK and globally. “In an age where we carry less and less cash, giving people the ability to donate by card is an essential innovation. GoodBox brings charity box giving up to date with

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10
May

BDO Philanthropica Seminar Register Here

“How Risk Management and Strategic Planning can Improve Fundraising” Click here to register Non-profit organizations are not immune to risk. The changing landscape of wealth and philanthropy in Canada challenges the status quo and poses new risks. However, with the right tools, Board members and senior managers can manage risk. Paired with strategic planning, risk management can be key to

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4
May

$75,000 for Yaldei from KPMG

Philanthropica client, the Donald Berman Yaldei Developmental Centre forms a new partnership with KPMG. Twitter: https://twitter.com/KPMG_Canada/status/855519561889742849 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/hp/update/6261263360961114112

12
Apr

2017 Conference Series Anchor Presenter

Philanthropica’s Camilla Leigh is the anchor presenter for the Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network’s 2017 Conference Series ‘Diversifying Resources to Ensure the Advancement of Mission’, or DREAM 2017 for short! Presenting across Quebec, Philanthropica will bring practical tools and techniques to help community organizations grow their fundraising.

12
Apr

225 000$ pour l’autisme

Le Groupe Banque TD a fait le 28 novembre dernier un don de 225 000$ à la campagne Nouvel envol du Centre de développement Donald Berman Yaldei. Ce don servira à financer des thérapies d’intervention précoce, la scolarisation, l’accompagnement parental et scolaire ainsi que des services de répit pour les enfants souffrant d’autisme et de retard global de développement et leur famille.

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12
Apr

NEW CLIENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Dawson College $5M Campaign Counsel

Philanthropica is delighted to announce our new client, the Dawson College Foundation. Philanthropica will be providing Campaign Counsel for the College’s upcoming $5M Campaign to celebrate the College’s 50th anniversary.

12
Apr

Why some charities thrive and others struggle

Globe and Mail article mentions Philanthropica clients amongst a small number of charities that are thriving in a very challenging fundraising: The recent announcement of a merger between the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation and the Canadian Cancer Society exemplifies another attempt to address the funding, corporate governance and management challenges that continue to affect every organization, large and small, in Canada’s not-for-profit

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12
Apr

Convene Canada 2016

Philanthropica’s very own Liz Gomery was delighted to be a speaker at the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy’s Canadian annual conference, 2016.

12
Apr

Eastern Townships camp a haven for disabled adults

Philanthropica ran the $3.5M Campaign for the Butters Foundation to create this wonderful resource for intellectually disabled and autistic adults. FRELIGHSBURG — Linda Garand doesn’t have a lot of spare time. In addition to her full-time job with Health Canada, she is a single mom and seven-day-a-week caregiver to her disabled adult son. “Imagine having to take care of a person with the

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12
Apr

Le Devoir: Académie Centennial Réinventer l’éducation

Working with Centennial Academy, Philanthropica is helping improve academic perseverance in Quebec’s fight against high school dropout. Comment une école secondaire parvient-elle à assurer la réussite de 90 % de ses élèves, élèves qui éprouvent en outre d’importantes difficultés d’apprentissage ? C’est le défi que relève chaque année l’Académie Centennial. Ces vingt dernières années, les exigences pour obtenir un diplôme de secondaire

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12
Apr

A Chance to Shine 2016

We are so proud to say we had the opportunity to deliver Ometz’s extraordinary event, A Chance to Shine 2016, and further the crucial work that they do in our city. Ometz Client Mandate