Volunteer Ottawa is where board members, management and staff in Ottawa’s non-profit community go for professional development, training and resources. We offer workshops on a wide range of topics designed specifically for non-profits and charities – delivered by a faculty of instructors who are leaders in their field – at a cost that is affordable. [...]

Perpetuity or Spend-Down: Does the Notion of Lifespan Matter in Organized Philanthropy?

Are foundations with set periods for spending down their assets more effective as grantmakers than their peers established to exist in perpetuity? Francie Ostrower has done in-depth research into this aspect of foundations, and has some answers that may surprise readers. READ MORE »

Catalyzing Impact through Investment with Nick O’Donohoe – Big Society Capital

 Join our Livestreaming CASE i3 speaker event Tuesday 12/1 at 5:45pm EST! How can an innovative investment intermediary work with funds, governments, and enterprises to catalyze the impact investment market across a country?   Nick O’Donohoe, former Global Head of Research at JP Morgan, will talk about the foundation of Big Society Capital and its [...]