(August 12, 2021) The charity workforce has already been buffeted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and many are predicting a significant migration or even a ‘reckoning’ as charities come back to more regularized working conditions. “At the beginning of the pandemic, we saw people being very loyal to their organization, that they would stick it out,” says Deborah Legrove, president … [Read more...] about The Charity Workforce: A looming reckoning?
(July 28, 2021) The Charity Report announced today that Nicole Salmon will be coming on board as contributing editor effective immediately. “I have known Nicole since her days at Oxfam Canada, and I’ve most recently had the pleasure of working with her as she co-edited Collecting Courage, along with Nneka Allan and Camila Pereira,” says Gail Picco, editor in … [Read more...] about The Charity Report welcomes Nicole Salmon as a contributing editor
(July 27, 2021) The 700 food banks that dot the map of cities and towns across the country are the go-to vehicle a national children’s literacy program. And a coalition of food banks and literacy groups brought together by the Canadian Children's Literacy Foundation, plan to distribute 150,000 children's books across Canada this summer. Last year they distributed 80,000 books … [Read more...] about Children’s literacy coalition uses food bank distribution power
(July 16, 2021) Exploring women’s leadership in 5 INGOs: A feminist learning journey is a recent report released by Bond UK that takes on the issues of misogyny and sexism in the charity sector. In 2019, statistics showed that “70% of INGO staff were women, but only 30-35% were chief executive officers.” Spurred on by the “slow progress” on issues of equity and … [Read more...] about Bond UK: Exploring women’s leadership
(July 14, 2021) It’s déjà vu all over again with the Stratford Festival opened, and its season being held under a tent, the same way it opened in 1953, with Alec Guinness and a young Christopher Plummer among the cast of Richard III. Plummer wrote about the experience in his deliciously gossipy autobiography In Spite of Myself. It wasn’t until 1956 that Plummer played his … [Read more...] about Stratford Festival opened on July 13