Meghan Markle’s new roles after a passing of the royal patronage baton

Royal patronage of charities and organizations can dramatically raise their profiles and bring in new funding
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Be wary of charities that pay their staff too much—or too little

Exclusive analysis shows that charities paying high salaries fare worse on financial and transparency metrics. But low compensation is a warning sign also.

David Johnston: Canada’s strong culture of giving is in danger

Opinion: The future of philanthropy in Canada is in doubt, writes the former governor general. How can Canadians be encouraged to donate more?

Gotcha! The vicious cycle of aggressive charities

How Canadian charities offer pre-emptive gifts to potential donors, and then follow up with a healthy dose of guilt
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Should we be impressed by Mark Zuckerberg’s big donation?

Facebook’s Zuckerberg ’likes’ philanthropy—a lot. But the devil, as always, will be in the details of the projects he and his wife choose to support.