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Seize the moment: The election opportunity

Elections are key opportunities for community foundations and other organizations to build relationships with government, grow awareness about issues that matter and advocate for...

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Our top five recommended resources for foundation development

We have a wealth of resources, tools and information to help community foundations in their day to day work. Here is a useful roundup...

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What we learned at the inaugural North American Community Foundations Summit

Community foundation leaders from Canada, the U.S. and Mexico recently gathered in Mexico City to discuss the global Sustainable Development Goals and explore opportunities...

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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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Top 10 reasons why you should host the 2021 Community Foundations Conference

Yes, you read it correctly, the bidding process for the 2021 Community Foundations Conference is open! Our biennial conference is the largest event of...

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Host the 2021 Community Foundations Conference!

Every two years, the Community Foundations Conference brings together our network of 191 community foundations, partners, international colleagues, and like-minded organizations for a chance...

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Wood Buffalo Community Foundation hits the ground running

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

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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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Calgary gathering inspires community leaders with focus on philanthropy’s future

In October, senior community foundation leaders traveled to Calgary for a two-day gathering built around the Calgary Foundation’s annual Vital City event. Vital City 2016...

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Community impact and connection in Canada’s Prairies

Tina Barton joins the Board of Selkirk & District Community Foundation for an eye-opening few days of community spirit and connections in the Prairies...

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ALT/Now residencies spark community-driven innovations to tackle economic inequality

The challenge of widening economic inequality in our communities Over the past 20 years, the income and wealth of all groups in Canada has...

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