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 Our older resources have been archived, but can still be accessed using our advanced search functionality.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

Community Foundations of Canada website beginner’s guide

Documents - Putting together a website for your foundation? Start with this blueprint and template content.

Suggested chart of accounts package

Documents - This resource will help with your T3010 Charity Return.

Board roles and responsibilities

Webinars - This webinar focuses on board members’ key responsibilities and maximizing their effectiveness.