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Welcome to our Resource Library! Whether you are a seasoned staff member or a new board member, our Learning Institute offers ongoing educational experiences and learning resources tailored to your — and your Community Foundation’s — needs.

We help leaders in the community philanthropy sector to identify important trends, seize emerging opportunities, strategically address risks, capitalize on new technologies and more. We provide useful and timely research, practical tools and tips and experiential learning opportunities designed to help you and your Community Foundation work better and achieve more.

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Beyond Diversity: Let’s Talk Intersectionality

This is the first of a two part series that…

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What is intersectionality? How does it apply to me and our work at the community foundation? In this interactive webinar we explore the foundational concepts behind intersectionality and how power shows up in our everyday lives and work. This is the first of a two part series that supports our learning and work on gender equality and is open to all staff, board members and volunteers of community foundations. Presenter: Mai Ngo, Gender Consultant Mai Ngo is a Gender, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with extensive experience in applying gender-based intersectional frameworks to improve programs, policies and procedures.

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Feminist Grantmaking: The Power of Purpose

Come engage with experts to learn about feminist grant making…

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COVID 19 has exacerbated gender equality in Canada. Women are facing more job losses, doing more essential work and doing more work at home. Community Foundations can play a role, now more than ever, in closing the gender gap. In 2019 the Canadian Foundations of Canada and its partners launched The Gender Equality Fund, a national effort to deliver new momentum for women’s movements in Canada. In the pilot phase more than 35 projects were funded with an innovative gender lens. Come engage with experts to learn about feminist grant making and the power of its impacts. Facilitator: Mai Ngo Mai Ngo is a Gender, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Specialist with extensive experience in applying gender-based intersectional frameworks to improve programs, policies and procedures.

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

In this 30 minute ‘Lightning Talk’ we will hear stories…

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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: The Gendered Experience of COVID…

This ‘Lightning Talk’ will share the gendered impact of COVID-19…

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This ‘Lightning Talk’ will share the gendered impact of COVID-19 through first-person perspectives. We will hear from: Anuradha Dugal, Senior Director, Community Initiatives & Policy, Canadian Women’s Foundation Nadine Sookermany, Executive Director, Women’s Health Clinic Deepa Mattoo, Director Legal Services at the Barbra Schlifer Commemorative Clinic

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ECSF Equity Lightning Talk: The Impact of COVID-19 on…

In this 30 minute ‘Lightning Talk’ we will hear stories…

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In this 30 minute ‘Lightning Talk’ we will hear stories and perspectives from leaders in the Indigenous community of how COVID-19 is impacting Indigenous peoples. We will hear from: Kris Archie from The Circle on Philanthropy Jessica Bolduc from 4Rs Youth Movement

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ECSF Equity Lightning Talks: Grantmaking and Equity in an…

This 30-minute ‘Lightning Talk’ will focus on grantmaking with principles…

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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…

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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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Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund: Applicant Guide

Applicant Guide for the IPRF.

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Applicant Guide for the IPRF.

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Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund: Application Form (Printable PDF)

Please use this form to apply for the IPRF if…

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Please use this form to apply for the IPRF if you are unable to complete the digital form.

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Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund: Application Form (Fillable PDF)

Please use this form to apply for the IPRF.

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Please use this form to apply for the IPRF.