This journal talks about the renewed integration between The Philanthropist and The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Canadian people. The aim is to highlight Indigenous philanthropy and to share the indigenous perspective and wisdom, as well as any indigenous-related work taking place in the philanthropic community. According to the most recent report, many folks wish to have reconciliation while others demand the truth about reconciliation.

Most of the US policies were built around tribal lines and mainly for separating the haves and have-nots. The communities of color have faced strict limitations and restrictions when accessing the resources that the white folks can easily. It is vital to have the problem radicalized first when tackling the issue as a funder. 

Ensure you have all the history and context of the issue at your fingertips. This is how the races and systems were created in Atlantic Canada to reinforce the ideology. Getting the solutions to the different problems affecting the community is possible by first creating time for the funders to understand the systems.

Most charitable organizations and funders pay attention to equality when conducting their activities. They know the risk of racializing the entire concept if you fail to distribute the resources equally. Equity is all about justice and the transfer of power in ensuring even the marginalized people get an equal share. Philanthropy has been on the frontline in matters of perpetuating destructive systems. It becomes easy to work with systems created based on equality and inherently connected to capitalism.

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