Resource Library

Welcome to our Resource Library! Our most recent and relevant resources for community foundations and other philanthropic organizations are organized in the sections below. Hover over each box for more information.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Our older resources have been archived, but can still be accessed using our advanced search functionality.  Use the search bar above to locate a resource by keyword – you can filter further by selecting the type of resource or category it falls under.

Foundation Essentials

Community Foundation 101, Administration and Finance, Governance and Policies, Fund Development, Marketing and Communications

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Planning for Impact

Grantmaking, Vital Signs, Community Fund for Canada's 150th, Smart & Caring Communities, Evaluation

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Talent and Leadership

Community Knowledge, HR Management

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Latest Resources

Identifying the true donor

Manuals - How to properly identify true donors for the Canada Revenue Agency

Taking the pulse of your community: An introduction to Vital Signs for community foundations

Webinars - A look ahead at what's in store for community foundations participating in Vital Signs in 2018.

The Next 150: A national conversation on Canada and the Sustainable Development Goals

Reports - A report on the National conversation on Canada and the SDGs (Part II)