April 2019

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At Vantage Point we are advocates of skilled volunteering – which we call knowledge philanthropy. In the spirit of National Volunteer Week, we wanted to revisit what this concept means to us as an organization.

What is Knowledge Philanthropy?

Knowledge philanthropy is the intentional practice of engaging someone’s experience, skills or talent to create a better world – and it’s an incredible way to expand the capacity of not-for-profit work.

Each of our volunteers – or knowledge philanthropists – lends their skills and talents to our mission and we consider them to be truly transformative...

From our Vantage Point: Podcast for not-for-profit leaders, board members, managers and staff

This month, Bhupie Dulay, a registered Clinical Counsellor with a Master of Arts degree in Counselling Psychology joins us to discuss safe spaces in organizations and the meaning of safety.

Vantage Point offers partial bursaries to our advanced labs to individuals or organizations who experience financial barriers in accessing professional development. Bursaries are made possible through generous support from our investors, sponsors, and earned revenue.

Bursary Guidelines:

  • Submitting an application does not guarantee a bursary spot
  • Bursaries are available for advanced labs only (not one day workshops or custom/on-site sessions).
  • Bursaries cover up to 50% of the course fee. There are two bursaries available per lab offering.
  • Bursary deadlines are 1 month prior to workshop start...
If so, how many and in what capacity? (150 words)


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**Please note: During COVID-19 the Vantage Point team is working from home. Contact information for workshops can be found on event pages, or find a list of our staff contact info here.


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