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The Philanthropist - new article by Juniper Glass

Book Review: Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, and Values By Juniper Glass, PhiLab Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values, Edited by Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli and Lucy Bernholz, Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2016, ISBN: 978-0-226-33550-6 Philanthropy is a “hybrid and ever-changing form of public and private power” (p.7). This...

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From Confusion to Co-Creation: Bridging the Community-Academy Divide in International Research Collaboration - Nouvel article dans The Philanthropist

By Nazita Lajevardi, Maria Martinez-Cosio, Mirle Rabinowitz Bussell and James Stauch (PhiLab). Research collaborations are almost always seen as desirable. Studies that compare practices across international boundaries and that engage researchers and practitioners require individuals to relate to one another across a vast array of cultures, languages, professional practices, and research...

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Call for papers - PhiLab blog

Philanthropy & Culture Dear PhiLab students, Sylvain Lefèvre, Scientific Coordinator for PhiLab, invites you to work on the following subject: Philanthropy & Culture. Summer is coming and Montreal will offer many activities: festivals, museums, temporary exhibitions, events of the 375th ... You have a privileged ground to make your article. The deadline is June 23th and publication...

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Special Edition: National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week April 23 to 29 was National Volunteer Week. To mark this week, PhiLab is presenting an article for the blog and a special bulletin. Enjoy your reading! PhiLab observatory - April 2017, David Grant-Poitras Blog post, Quebec: Volunteers wanted?, Diane Alalouf-Hall

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Special edition: women's philanthropic engagement

On March 8th, International Women's Day was celebrated all over the world. This day is an opportunity to highlight the historical progress made in the women’s status. It’s also a great time to talk about the work that remains to be done to achieve equality between men and women. To mark this day, PhiLab is presenting an article for the blog and a special bulletin on women's philanthropic...

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Who are we?

The Montreal Research Laboratory on Canadian Philanthropy (MRLCP) was originally created in 2014 to host a three-year SSHRC Partnership Development project entitled “Social Innovation, Societal Change, and Canadian Grantmaking Foundations”. As we grow, the Laboratory will develop into a hub for research, networking, and knowledge mobilisation on Canadian foundations, where evidence-based research will be translated into practice that can benefit multiple stakeholders, including governments, universities, the philanthropic sector, and affiliated or partner organisations.


Interview with Pierre Lavoie

Par David Grant-Poitras, PhiLab If ideas are to take root and spread, therefore, they need champions – obsessive people who have the skill,...

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Quebec: Volunteers wanted?

By Diane Alalouf-Hall, PhiLab @AlaloufDiane Le Devoir, April 6, 2017: " Le bénévolat à son plus bas en dix ans[1]". Voluntary action is found in...

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Quel rôle pour les femmes dans la philanthropie subventionnaire canadienne et québécoise ?

Par Diane Alalouf-Hall, PhiLab @AlaloufDiane   Cette question a été soulevée au PhiLab suite à la journée militante du 8 mars 2017 qui célèbre les...

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