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The tipping point for impact investing

By Sara Lyons and Hilary Pearson This article, which first appeared on The Philanthropist, coincides with the release of a new Impact Investing Guidebook and...

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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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2017 Vital Signs media coverage

The 2017 community Vital Signs reports generated media interest all across the country, helping to raise the profile of many important community issues. Here...

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Arctic expedition offers learning experience about Inuit culture, climate change

In August, Community Foundations of Canada teamed up with Students on Ice, inviting nine community leaders on a journey to experience Canada’s north and...

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Belonging and inclusion still a work in progress for Canadian communities

Affordable housing, employment opportunities and public safety top list of Vital Signs concerns OTTAWA, ON – Canadian communities are not doing enough to make...

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Building cultural intelligence for a more sustainable Canada

As we approach the end of Canada’s sesquicentennial and look back on the first 150 years since Confederation, it’s safe to say this milestone...

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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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Community Organizations and the State of Social Change

Across Canada, changemakers, advocates, policy wonks – collectively known to us as shift disturbers – are working hard at the community level to disrupt...

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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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Community foundations band together to build the Okanagan Rail Trail one step at a time

When the Okanagan Rail Trail is completed—connecting 50 kilometres of British Columbian communities from Vernon to Kelowna on top of abandoned CN rail lines—it’s...

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New outdoor exhibition space to highlight southwestern Manitoba’s Indigenous roots

These days, folks passing by the corner of Rosser and 7th Street in downtown Brandon, Manitoba, will have reason to pause and look up....

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Supporting newcomers through storytelling and mentorship

Victoria Foundation grants support the community organizations helping newcomers to Canada establish a sense of belonging. From language barriers to finding a job or...

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