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65,000 community volunteers get behind local activities for Canada’s 150th

(OTTAWA, ON) – With Canada’s 150th upon us, tens of thousands of volunteers across the country are taking part in 2017 activities supported by communities participating...

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Two ecologically-minded projects put water at the centre of the sesquicentennial story

An important part of marking Canada’s 150th is paying tribute to something that’s been here a lot, lot longer—the Earth. Among many other priorities,...

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Reimagine Community Philanthropy in the CKX PhilanthroLAB

Join us in the CKX PhilanthroLab where we’ll deconstruct and reimagine community philanthropy with the vision of building communities where everyone feels like they...

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Canadian Village brings cultural awareness to youth near Ottawa for Canada’s 150th

For six Tuesday nights in April and May, teens living in Osgoode Village on the outskirts of Ottawa will travel across the country without...

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Mawer’s workplace culture of giving inspires $150,000 multi-charity program for Canada’s 150th

Big milestones deserve big actions. It’s not every year that Canada turns the big one-five-o, so we at Mawer Investment Management Ltd. decided to...

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Make the most of #Belong2017 with our new conference app

Conferences are all about learning new things, meeting new people and experiencing something extraordinary together. Every year we try to push the boundaries of...

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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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