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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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ECSF Equity Lightning Talks: COVID-19 & Black Communities in…

In this 30 minute ‘Lightning Talk’ we will hear stories and perspectives from leaders in the Black community of how COVID-19 is impacting Black Canadians. We will hear from: Agapi Gessesse, Executive Director of Careers Education Empowerment Centre for Young Black Professionals Evelynl Myrie, President, Afro Canadian Caribbean Association of Hamilton and District Amanuel Melles, Director, Network for the Advancement of Black Communities (NABC)

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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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ECSF Equity Lightning Talks: COVID-19’s Impact on Migrant Workers…

This 30-minute ‘Lightning Talk’ will highlight the particular challenges facing migrant workers during COVID-19. How can community foundations ensure that migrant workers, including undocumented workers, are not slipping through the cracks? We will hear from: Syed Hussan, Executive Director at the Migrant Worker’s Alliance for Change Karen Cocq, Campaigns Coordinator for Migrant Rights Network

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COVID-19 Webinar Recording: Giving to Non-Qualified Donees

This webinar discussed the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requirements for working with non-registered charities and other non-qualified donees. It explored how to meet the CRA requirements in a practical way, as well as in a way that protects your foundation and supports the on-the-ground organizations working directly with those in need. This event was hosted by Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC), and featured speakers Troy McEachren and Susan Manwaring from Miller Thomas.

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Sustainable Food Systems — A Landscape Assessment for Canadian…

This report explores the current Canadian food system and highlights key opportunities for funders to support work to drive significant and systemic impact in this field. There are three sections: an overview of the Canadian food system based on the perspective of select stakeholders, an assessment of the current national funding landscape through analysis of survey data, and detailed profiles of participating Canadian funding organizations.

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