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Perfect match: charitable foundations and the key to long term impact


For the modern philanthropist, making a lasting difference means more than simply making large donations. Victor Dahdaleh writes for Civil Society on the growing role of private foundations in bringing together a range of stakeholders and acting as catalysts for additional funding – including matching by government. For the full article, see here.

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16/08/2017

Canada and the UK: closer together and looking ahead


It is a special year for my country. In this month 150 years ago, the nation that brought us the light bulb, insulin, the walkie-talkie, Donald Sutherland and peanut butter, was formed. In July 1867, the British North America Act merged four former British colonies into a single new country: Canada. Since then, the two […]

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25/07/2017

What do you know about mesothelioma?


One of the world’s rarest cancers, this deadly disease does not garner a great deal of attention despite there being over 5,400 sufferers in the UK alone. The cancer develops in the lining, the ‘mesothelium’, which covers some of the body’s most vital organs in the chest or abdomen. Most cases affect the lungs (pleural […]

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08/12/2016