Community Organizations and the State of Social Change

Across Canada, changemakers, advocates, policy wonks – collectively known to us as shift disturbers – are working hard at the community level to disrupt...


Wood Buffalo Community Foundation hits the ground running

On June 8th, leaders in social profit, government and business sectors came together in Fort McMurray, Alberta to celebrate the launch the Wood Buffalo...


Community foundations band together to build the Okanagan Rail Trail one step at a time

When the Okanagan Rail Trail is completed—connecting 50 kilometres of British Columbian communities from Vernon to Kelowna on top of abandoned CN rail lines—it’s...


New outdoor exhibition space to highlight southwestern Manitoba’s Indigenous roots

These days, folks passing by the corner of Rosser and 7th Street in downtown Brandon, Manitoba, will have reason to pause and look up....


Supporting newcomers through storytelling and mentorship

Victoria Foundation grants support the community organizations helping newcomers to Canada establish a sense of belonging. From language barriers to finding a job or...


Community foundations support more than 1,700 local projects for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON) – The Community Fund for Canada’s 150th is bringing people together and building a greater sense of belonging through hundreds of local projects...


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