The End of Lone Ranger Philanthropy?

A session at the 2011 Philanthropic Foundations Canada Conference, "The End of Lone Ranger Philanthropy? " explored new approaches to collaboration among diverse funders and sector leaders that have led to innovation and greater impact.

 

Blair Dimock, Ontario Trillium Foundation's Vice-President, Performance and Strategic Investments and the session moderator, kicked things off by highlighting what the foundation has learned about collaboration in the sector from our research and granting.






Jenn Miller recaps the presentations and highlights the themes in common from the three speakers, in order to start the discussion at the Philanthropic Foundations Canada 2011 Conference Session, Collaboration: The End of Lone Ranger Philanthropy?





Tracey Robertson, a Regional Program Manager with Ontario Trillium Foundation shared her experience as a member of a dynamic collaborative of funders and community leaders in Waterloo, Ontario during the Philanthropic Foundations Canada 2011 Conference. Influenced by the region's Mennonite tradition of community engagement and the creativity of the high tech sector, this collaborative has been working together to support greater resilience and innovation in sector.