PFC Conference 2020
November 17-19 2020

PFC Conference 2020: Activate, Accelerate, Accentuate Philanthropy

We are happy to share an upcoming event by our partner, Philanthropic Foundations Canada: PFC Conference 2020: Activate, Accelerate, Accentuate Philanthropy.

PFC Conference 2020

PFC Conference 2020:

Fast Forward: Harnessing the Power of Philanthropy to Build a Better Tomorrow

The event will serve PFC members and the broader philanthropic community to pause, reflect, and plan ahead. PFC will offer a Young Professionals Pricing to encourage the change-makers, innovators of tomorrow to be part of the conversation today. The overarching themes of this 3-days programming will b​e as follows:

Simultaneous Translation offered in all panels and plenaries


Schedule at a glance (Eastern Timezone)

Day 1:

11:30-12:30 PM: In conversation with Senator Ratna Omidvar;

1-3 PM: Anti-Racism at The Heart of the COVID-19 Response: Tools and Approaches For Foundations (Workshop);

3:30-4:45 PM: Philanthropy and COVID-19: The Urgency of Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion From The Inside Out.

Day 2: 

9:30-11 AM: Foundation Investing 2.0: Impact Aligned Portfolios, Director’s Questions Answered (French);

11:30-1 PM: Sustainable Finance – Accelerating The Transition To a Sustainable Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery;

1:30-3 PM: Foundation Investing 2.0: Impact Aligned Portfolios, Director’s Questions Answered (English)

3:30-4:45 PM: Using a Climate Lense as a Multiplier Effect For Positive Philanthropic Impact.

Day 3:

10:00-11:30 Philanthropy in Motion: Towards The Goals of Agenda 2030

11:30-1 PM: Armchair Discussion ( TBA)

1:00-2:30 PM: Workshop with Kris Archie, The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada

2:30-4 PM: Trust-Based Philanthropy: A Tool For Systemic Change

4-5:30 PM: Reflecting On The Canadian Landscape: Re-shaping The Future of philanthropy in Canada

If you have any questions, please contact Jihane El Atifi at

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