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Webinar: Community Foundations and Corporate Philanthropy

Over the past two years, 10 Community Foundations across Canada have worked together with Green Shield Canada to develop and evaluate a corporate philanthropy partnership model that builds on the strengths and resources of each. This model is collaborative and anchored by shared values. A toolkit has been developed to support Community Foundations of all sizes to adapt this approach. The webinar will provide an opportunity to introduce the toolkit and answer questions from interested CFs.

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A Toolkit for Corporate and Community Foundation Partnerships (Green…

Developing trusting and collaborative relationships can yield many benefits – but it does take time. Taking time up front to consider how this will advance your foundation’s strategy and impact is important – considering if this is where your resources of time and energy are best directed. In the spirit of collaboration and learning, this toolkit has been developed for the purpose of sharing the work and learning by Green Shield Canada and five Community Foundations across Canada (Victoria, Calgary, Windsor Essex, Hamilton, and Nova Scotia).

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Emergency Community Support Fund
ECSF Equity Lightning Talks: Grantmaking and Equity in an…

This 30-minute ‘Lightning Talk’ will focus on grantmaking with principles and practices of equity in times of emergency. It will be a conversation between Kate Kroeger, the Executive Director of the Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights, and Jess Tomlin, Co-CEO of the Equality Fund, and will be followed by a Q&A session. This session will be offered with simultaneous translation.

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Planned giving fundamentals Part III: Gift transfers and administration

This webinar has a special focus for finance staff and gift administrators at community foundations. What are the trends and key administrative strategies to accepting bequests in 2019 after the major change to the estate laws of Canada? Tips on accepting and administrating current gifts like securities and deferred gifts like life insurance will also be discussed. This session will exponentially increase your team’s capacity to support your leadership to foster major gift and planned giving growth at your Community Foundation.

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