Canadian Foundations and Endowments Forum

Mar 7-8, 2016 | Four Seasons Hotel | Vancouver, BC


Conference Highlights:

Foundation Leaders’ Panel:
Get a bird’s eye view through a CEOs eyes as theyoutline the various internal and external pressures that keep them up at night whether these are economic,societal, organizational… or something else altogether.

Impact Investing and Social Finance:
Impact investing, an area of financial innovation canprovide funding to implement innovative strategies toaffect the society we live in. Given the complexity of these problems, and the limited resources which are modest in comparison to societal needs, they strive to be strategic and focused in their efforts.

Strengthening the Grant Making Process:
Efficient and effective practices ensure that themaximum amounts of resources are directed to anorganization’s mission—both the grant makers andthe grantees’. Explore how various foundations have streamlined grant making practices, tools that impact streamlining of grants that lead to effective grant making decisions and reporting practices.

The Role of Foundations in a Modern Society:
Private foundations and endowments have become important global actors pursuing social, economic, and political change around the world. Learn from senior foundation leaders how their organizations strengthen local institutions, and mobilize their communities to create opportunity and solutions to local challenges.


What To Expect:

  • In-depth insights from Industry thought leaders
  • Expert opinions on industry challenges and the latest market trends
  • Meaningful networking opportunities with a vast variety of solution providers and advisors
  • Canada’s most senior foundations and endowments executives of in attendance
  • Digital access to conference content

Who Should Attend:

Endowments, Foundations, Non-Profits, Charities and Family Foundations:

  • Chief Data Officer
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • Assistant Deputy Ministers
  • Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers of IM and IT

Experts and Consultants:

  • Cloud Technologies
  • Business Intelligence and Analytics
  • Data Centre and Information Management
  • Software Solutions – CRM, CX, SDN
  • Consultants
  • Digital Solutions
  • Big Data
  • Security Software
  • Business Development