(August 20, 2020) Gail K. Picco Books, an imprint of Civil Sector Press is announcing, in a debut season, its Fall line-up with three books that it believes matches the times. “Our mission is to focus on the social justice work that takes place in the charity sector,” says Gail K Picco. “And our Fall books will provide thoughtful and timely material for those seeking to take … [Read more...] about GAIL K. PICCO BOOKS: NEW CIVIL SECTOR PRESS IMPRINT ANNOUNCES ITS FALL LINE-UP
(August 18. 2020) As the COVID 19 pandemic brought the charitable sector to its knees, the debate about the growth of donor advised funds -- the fastest growing philanthropic vehicle in Canada -- has intensified. In its letter to the Federal government urging a $10B stabilization package, the Emergency Coalition of Canadian Charities put it bluntly, “The COVID-19 … [Read more...] about Growth of Donor Advised Funds: Charitable Boon or Parking Lot?
(July 28, 2020) The Charity Report announced today that it is welcoming Cheryl Roddick as its latest contributing editor. Roddick is a fundraising professional with over 20 years of experience in the charitable sector as a practitioner, consultant, and volunteer. She has led fundraising teams at a number of organizations, including The Stop Community Food … [Read more...] about The Charity Report Welcomes Cheryl Roddick as Contributing Editor
(July 23, 2020) The Toronto Star is reporting that Metrolinx has “abruptly pulled out of a plan to donate land in the Jane and Finch area for use as an arts and culture hub.” Anthony Perruzza (Ward 7, Humber River—Black Creek) told the Star after [a maintenance and storage facility] was finished, Metrolinx said it “would turn over a portion of the property to the … [Read more...] about In a shocking about face, Metrolinx “blindsides” the people of Jane and Finch
(July 12, 2020) The impact of the global pandemic and ongoing protests to address systemic racism have made apparent the fissures of inequity in Canadian society and in societies the world over. The charity sector is not exempt from this hierarchy of wealth. Even among statements of generosity and intentions of altruism, questions arise about the amount of wealth … [Read more...] about The Charity Report releases ‘Where Wealth Resides’