Wait, I don’t quite understand your funding.

Wait, I don’t quite understand your funding.

Last week, at the Advancing Social Enterprise event hosted by The Calgary Foundation and SVP Calgary, I got quite a few questions about Trico Foundation funding.  Clarity around our funding is in the eye of the beholder.  While we’ve attempted to articulate it on our...
Trico Foundation Invests in Social Entrepreneurship

Trico Foundation Invests in Social Entrepreneurship

When I started writing for SocialFinance.ca, I had the intention to write about events unfolding in social enterprise within Western Canada. I’ve broadened my perspective since then, but I’m always looking for great news from the West that I can share.  Today, I’m...

10 Years On & the Best is Yet to Come

Arizona.  Boston.  Boulder.  British Columbia.  Cleveland.  Dallas.  Pittsburgh. Portland.   San Diego.  Seattle.  Silicon Valley.  St. Louis. And Calgary. It’s amazing to look at this list.  For 10 years, these cities have been investing in their communities,...

How to save a life.

This blog has undergone a number of mental edits – and I hesitated writing because it doesn’t have a conclusion.  Still the core message is one of value to me – so I pose it here. A week and a half ago, I was lying on a stretcher in the trauma ward...

The Giving Pledge…and you.

I’ve been hemming and hawing about writing a post regarding the Giving Pledge that Bill Gates and Warren Buffett kicked off this past month.  Mainstream media and philanthropy bloggers have been covering the pledge and its various aspects for the past few...

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