On October 24th we hosted a gathering of family foundations from across Western Canada diving into topics around strategic philanthropy, the charitable system, impact investing and the role that private philanthropy plays in shaping our societies.

The keynote address was presented by Dan Pallotta, author of UnCharitable and Charity Case both of which you can order through our bookshelf (and see the other books we have read).

Below are just a few points raised from his presentation that garnered discussion and further food for thought: