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Next generation research leaders from Canada and low- and middle-income countries to pursue innovation and community building projects

(OTTAWA, ON) – More than 450 researchers at the doctoral, postdoctoral and early-career levels will undertake global research projects as part of the new...

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Announcing the #Belong2017 conference program

We’re excited to announce the full conference program and schedule for the 2017 Community Foundations Conference is now live! Here’s a taste of what...

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Why an investment in young leaders is an investment in community

When Chayanika Lutes heads to the 2017 Community Foundations Conference this May in Ottawa-Gatineau, it will have been 13 years since the first time...

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Innovators and entrepreneurs present bold ideas at ALT/NOW Summit to tackle widening economic inequality

Last October, Meseret Taye and Angela Bishop—two leaders from community foundations located in Vancouver and Halifax, respectively—presented their ideas to reduce rising economic inequality...

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Inclusion and inspiration flourish in the community of Windsor

This year, staff from Community Foundations of Canada’s offices will continue to visit to local community foundations across the country, getting a chance to...

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Pre-conference Master Class and Site Visit registrations open

The countdown to #Belong2017 is on! Today we’re excited to share that registration is open for Master Classes, Site Visits and Experience Ottawa Tours...

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Peer Gatherings and Francophonie Summit part of engaging pre-conference lineup

We’re less than three months away from welcoming everyone to Ottawa-Gatineau for the 2017 Community Foundations Conference. More than 400 participants have already registered,...

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Community projects for Canada’s 150th celebrate local languages and cultural diversity

(OTTAWA, ON) – A wave of community projects to promote local languages and celebrate cultural diversity in Montreal, Owen Sound, Winnipeg, Lethbridge and Tofino...

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Community foundations on the path towards Reconciliation

This month we’re sharing stories, ideas and examples of Reconciliation in action to highlight the many ways community philanthropy is involved in strengthening the relationship...

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Temagami hosts community conversation about Truth and Reconciliation

by Victoria Grant, Board Chair with Community Foundations of Canada and founding Chair of the Temagami Community Foundation We all know what happens when family...

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Acadian Peninsula Community Foundation supports locals following New Brunswick Ice Storm

Guest post from Jean-Charles, Executive Director, Acadian Peninsula Community Foundation A severe ice storm devastated the Acadian Peninsula on January 24 and many residents...

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Walk for Wenjack: Revisiting a family’s tragic loss with respect, compassion and hope

Written and photos by Darlene MacGillivray, Executive Director, Kenora and Lake of the Woods Regional Community Foundation. On the weekend of November 19 and 20, 2016, I...

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