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General Purposes

Community Foundations of Canada

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $148,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Ottawa, Canada
  • Geographic Focus Canada

About this grant

This grant provides continued general support to the Community Foundations of Canada, the association of 143 community foundations across the country. Support allows the association to meet member needs for professional development and other services, offer nationally coordinated efforts to raise the visibility of the community foundation movement, and strengthen philanthropic leadership in Canada. Specific activities over the next two years include aiding emerging community foundations, using print and broadcast media to promote community foundations, demonstrating philanthropic leadership at home and abroad, and building effectiveness and efficiency within the organization.