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Building Belonging: Every Step Counts

As we continue our Vital Signs exploration on belonging and connection to community, we’re sharing stories of how community foundations across Canada are actively...

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Communities across Canada release Vital Signs reports next week

Vital Signs week is just around the corner! Thirty-two communities across Canada are participating in this year’s Vital Signs program, culminating with the launch...

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Gotta catch ‘em all: From Pokémon to belonging?

While it might be easy to dismiss Pokémon Go as a passing fad, in the short time since the augmented-reality game launched around the world,...

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Planting the seeds in a caring community…

From the County Community Foundation in Prince Edward County, two hours east of Toronto on the north shore of Lake Ontario! Photo by Sue...

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Vital Signs champions sport and belonging 100 days from Olympics

(OTTAWA, ON) April 27, 2016 – 100 days out from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Community Foundations of Canada and the True Sport Foundation have...

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On sport, belonging and early morning double-doubles

It happened at 6:30 a.m. on a frigid Saturday in the dead of winter. On the second bench from the blue line at the...

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What does it mean to belong?

It’s a pretty big question – and one that has been on my mind a lot lately in my work here at Community Foundations...

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Taking the pulse of community foundation food activity across Canada

There’s no doubt that food builds community. Whether it’s hosting a BBQ, joining a community garden or strolling through local farmers market, food has...

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Do we all belong here? New report challenges how connected people feel to their communities and Canada

(Ottawa, ON) October 6, 2015 – One-third of Canadians feel a weak sense of community belonging due in part to the persistence of discrimination...

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CFC welcomes FI Capital Ltd. as new Lead Partner for national 2015 Vital Signs Program

(Ottawa, Ontario) July 21, 2015 – Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to welcome FI Capital Ltd as the Lead Partner of the national...

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Food is ground zero for Canada’s most challenging issues, says new report

(Ottawa, ON) Oct. 1, 2013 – Food is at the epicenter of our nation’s most pressing issues – from poverty and poor health, to...

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What does the future hold for food? National Vital Signs report launches October 1st

(Ottawa, ON) Sept. 26, 2013 – Community Foundations of Canada will release its national Vital Signs 2013 report at Algonquin College in Ottawa. President...

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