After spending part of her career as a business manager in the private sector, and a decade long stint as a human rights organizer, Shanaaz Gokool worked at Dying with Dignity (DWD) for five years. In 2016, when she became its CEO, the charity had just had its charitable status annulled because of its political activities. Its finances were in a precarious state. Yet, the … [Read more...] about Feature Interview with Shanaaz Gokool: The cost of seeking justice.
Cheryl Roddick (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 … [Read more...] about The Charity Report Welcomes Cheryl Roddick as Contributing Editor
(July 9, 2020)The Charity Report has just released Where Wealth Resides, a study about the top private and community foundations, and donor advised funds in Canada. The 20 private foundations have cumulative assets of 32 billion, yet only 8 of the 20 are public facing with websites. The McConnell Foundation, which has an extensive public presence and makes a wide range of … [Read more...] about Feature Interview: McConnell Foundation CEO Stephen Huddart
(June 9, 2020) The latest research from The Charity Report shows an increase in disbursement quota* of 10% over five years would generate billions of new money for the charity economy. The past two decades have borne witness to a growing gap between the rich and poor, between the wealthy and the needs of civil society. As the wealth of private foundations grows, our … [Read more...] about “A 10%, 5-year DQ adds billions to the charity economy”
By Evan Adamson, May 4, 2020 A for Anonymous: How a Mysterious Hacker Collective Transformed the World, David Kushner, Koren Shadmi (artist), Bold Type Books, March 31, 2020, 128 pp., $19.85 The birth and metamorphosis of what we now know as the hacking collective Anonymous is Rolling Stone contributing editor David Kushner’s most recent work. … [Read more...] about The rise of hacktivism and the Anonymous collective