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General Purposes

Community Foundations of Canada

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Enhancing Community Philanthropy
  • Grant Amount $35,000
  • Grant Period January 1, 2005–December 31, 2006
  • Location Ottawa, Canada
  • Geographic Focus Canada

About this grant

Community Foundations of Canada, a membership association of 123 community foundations, works to provide professional and technical assistance to members, raise the visibility of the community foundation movement and strengthen philanthropic leadership in Canada.Multiyear funding will support goals that include providing professional development, technical assistance, workshops and other services to member community foundations; exploring regional and collaborative approaches and researching a common investment pool to build sustainability for the community foundation movement in Canada; promoting community foundations in Canada through marketing and media; increasing donor participation by offering new tools to members; and building relationships with financial institutions. Funding includes a grant increase to enable 22 international participants and 13 delegates from new and emerging Canadian community foundations to attend the biennial National Conference for Canadian community foundations.