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What Budget 2018 means for the sector

On February 27, the Federal Government of Canada tabled the 2018 Budget, which touched on a number of areas that affect communities and the philanthropic...

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Disaster preparedness for community foundations

In the wake of the many natural and man-made disasters of 2017, Community Foundations of Canada is eager to launch When Disaster Strikes: A...

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Community Foundations of Canada set to explore Sustainable Development Goals at North American Community Foundations Summit

Community Foundations of Canada is excited to announce our participation at the North American Community Foundations Summit Feb. 5–6 in Mexico City. We are...

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A message from Community Foundations of Canada’s new Chair, Bill Lockington

The Board of Directors of Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Lockington, founding chair of the Community Foundation...

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Stories we loved in 2017

Over the course of 2017, our network has witnessed and created hundreds of fantastic stories at both national and community levels. Below, we have...

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Thank you message from Board Chair Victoria Grant

As her term winds to a close at the end of 2017, Board Chair Victoria Grant reflects back on her time and contribution to our movement. To...

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Restoring respect for the land through stories and Two-Eyed Seeing

Indigenous knowledge systems have always been grounded in the land, mobilized by cultural practices and teachings that shape our understanding of the world and...

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Investing in employees solves retention and succession planning challenges

What do you do when your non-profit is unable to pay staff what they deserve…plus you want to ensure a solid pool of potential...

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Sharing HR expertise enables smaller grassroots initiatives to thrive

Swamped with the responsibilities of paperwork, administration, payroll and other minutiae, how can smaller charitable projects stay afloat and focused on driving real-world change?...

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Decent Work advocates encourage non-profits to look innovatively at HR policies

While the concept of providing good work conditions for employees isn’t necessarily new, identifying and going public as a “decent work organization” certainly is....

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Thunder Bay youth challenge what it means to celebrate

For many of us across this part of Turtle Island (a.k.a. Canada), the year 2017 has been a weird one. Surrounded by never-ending patriotic...

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Building belonging: bilateral dialogue and exchange

Every newcomer has to find their own way to belong in their community, and every community needs to find their own way to be...

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