Reflection and change

June 2020.  This month marks the beginning of our tenth year in business at Ramp.  It is also the month we recognize both Juneteenth and National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada.  Sadly, this June is really like no other in recent memory. The deeply upsetting events that have unfolded over the past month remind us […]

Social purpose organizations, a massive $50 million fund has your name on it

There’s a new social finance program in town and we’re giving it three big cheers. Employment and Social Development Canada’s Investment Readiness Fund is a two-year pilot program with $50 million committed to social innovation and social purpose organizations that are using community-led solutions to solve our country’s most pressing social and environmental challenges. Social […]

Corporations: Here’s 3 tips to make the most of your non-profit partnerships

Last month our president, Shelley Mayer hosted a panel at The Corporate Partnership Conference in Toronto. The panel ‘Getting to the heart of successful partnerships in conversation with TELUS and Kids’ Health Links,’ explored the relationship between charity, Kids’ Health Links Foundation, and its long-time corporate partner TELUS. Overall, the whole day echoed the idea […]

Non-profits: Here’s 3 tips to enhance your corporate partnerships

You may have heard that our president Shelley Mayer hosted a panel, ‘Getting to the heart of successful partnerships in conversation with TELUS and Kids’ Health Links’ at the Corporate Partnerships Conference last month. There were valuable tips and takeaways for non-profits throughout all of the conference sessions. Fundraisers and corporations alike were invited to […]

Toronto The Good with Rookz (Sandbox & Manifesto)

Certified B Corporations @GladstoneHotel and @RampAgencyTO launch an inspiring bi-weekly blog series #TorontoTheGood. The series sparks thoughtful conversations through interviews with influencers, social entrepreneurs, and innovators who are shining a light on the city’s toughest issues and championing change to make Toronto, and the world a better place. Kiana ‘rookz’ Eastmond is the founder of […]