Staying Ahead of the Philanthropic Curve

Spring 2022

Donate to the P2G Ukraine Fund

How your Donations can Defeat Authoritarianism

As the West unites around Ukraine, individuals are asking what they can do?

First off, the base rule is make sure you vet the project or organization before making the contribution. One simple way is to look at the CRA website to ensure they are listed. If you are in the US, Charity Navigator or Guide Star are two reliable sources to review organizations.

We have pulled together some information on projects and organizations that are working on various issues in Ukraine; from safety for journalists to refugee management in bordering countries.

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Sunsetting a Family Foundation video

Sunsetting a Foundation

Should family foundations exist in perpetuity? What goes into sunsetting or wrapping up a family foundation or Donor Advised Fund? This 60'ish Seconds of Philanthropy video dives into this topic that touches on legacy, family history and future planning..

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K&C Launches Indigenous Philanthropy Services

David Turner - Indigenous Philanthropy Advisor

As part of our efforts to better serve our clients and community we are pleased to welcome David Turner to the K&C family. David will be guiding K&C clients who want to contribute into Canada's First Nation, Metis and Inuit communities.

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A Non-Status Saulteaux (Pinaymootang First Nation, Manitoba) and African American, David is an independent consultant with a Diploma of Social Work (Honours) from Mount Royal College in Calgary. His experience includes initiatives in health, social services, management, policy development and community engagement. David has worked with both urban and First Nations social services programs.

David has 30 years’ experience facilitating complex government contracts and public relations/stakeholder relations with Indigenous communities across Canada. His current consulting activities include meeting facilitation, team development, cross-cultural understanding and creating bridges working with mainstream Canadians and Indigenous communities.

For 6 years, David served as a Director on the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) Board. The AHF was responsible for distributing funding to First Nations, Metis and Inuit Communities for residential school healing.

Do you, or your family foundation wish to dive into the area of strategic Indigenous funding? Drop us a line and we'd be happy to set up a meeting.

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