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The RBC Foundation and CFC team up to deliver landmark multi-million dollar investment for youth-led initiatives

New community challenge empowers young people to make a difference in 150 Canadian communities while helping them build skills for the future Community Foundations...

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What does the 2019 federal budget mean for the charitable sector and community foundations?

The 2019 federal budget was unveiled earlier this week, with a number of commitments that will impact communities from coast to coast to coast....

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Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel joins forces with CFC in a new three-year partnership to support Vital Signs

(Ottawa, Ontario) March 13, 2019 — Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to welcome Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel on board in a new, multi-year...

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Public Policy: An important tool in the community foundation toolkit

Laws against drunk driving. The ban on Bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles. The creation of the federal Registered Disability Savings Plan. These are...

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Our 2018 Highlights

For five years, we’ve made a tradition of compiling some of our annual highlights for you. Here’s the 2018 edition!   A North American...

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Stories we loved from the 191 in 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we asked community foundations to share some of their favourite stories of the year. Here is Part I...

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Community Foundations of Canada Board of Directors opportunity

Are you an energetic community builder who is passionate about community and philanthropy? Know someone who wants to make a contribution to our network?...

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Civil society leaders applaud government commitment to establish Social Finance Fund

Ottawa, November 22, 2018: Yesterday’s announcement by the federal government of a $755 million Social Finance Fund is welcomed by six of Canada’s leading...

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Rookie Retreat: The gift of Wasan Island

By Simone Dalton Director, Communications, at Toronto Foundation *** A three-hour bus ride, punctuated by the awkwardness of first time conversations Lake Rosseau takes...

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Civic Futures

This piece has been co-authored by Chloe Treger, Ian Bird, Indy Johar , Jayne Engle, Mallory Willson, Laurence Miall, Patrick Dubé, Robert Plitt, Sophie Mechin and Sara Lyons. It was originally...

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Introducing No Little Plans, a new podcast on Canada and the Sustainable Development Goals

We’re excited to share the news about our new podcast, No Little Plans, which explores the status of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals in...

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Reflections on Hill Day 2018: #WeAdvocate

On Oct. 23, 2018, Community Foundations of Canada participated in the third annual Day on the Hill for the social purpose sector organized by...

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