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CBC/Radio-Canada names Community Foundations of Canada and the 150Alliance as official partners for 2017

(OTTAWA, ON) June 28, 2016 – A new set of partnerships involving CBC/Radio-Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and the 150Alliance was announced today as...

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Multicultural community projects front and centre for Canada’s 150th

Photo: Canadian Mosaic Project by Tim Van Horn (OTTAWA, ON) June 27, 2016 – A groundswell of multicultural events and activities will take place...

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Next wave of community foundations open grant applications to Community Fund for Canada’s 150th

More community foundations are participating in the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th (CFC150), a national, community-led initiative that will support local projects that build...

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Toronto receives $750,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(TORONTO, ON) May 24, 2016 – Coinciding with Newcomer Day in Toronto, Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $750,000 contribution from...

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Journey back in time at Riverbank Rendez-vous Host Event

The Community Foundation of Ottawa is thrilled to be the host city for the 2017 Community Foundations Conference as the entire country prepares to...

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Waterloo Region receives $175,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(WATERLOO, ON) May 10, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $175,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...

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Ottawa receives $450,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(OTTAWA, ON) May 4, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada is pleased to announce a $450,000 contribution from the Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees...

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Vital Signs champions sport and belonging 100 days from Olympics

(OTTAWA, ON) April 27, 2016 – 100 days out from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Community Foundations of Canada and the True Sport Foundation have...

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On sport, belonging and early morning double-doubles

It happened at 6:30 a.m. on a frigid Saturday in the dead of winter. On the second bench from the blue line at the...

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Engaging our communities in Canada’s 150th

I know, I know – Canada Day 2017 is still over a year away. But the recent announcements made by Minister Joly have reminded...

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Most people have no idea how charities are funded

Alex Draper from the Edmonton Community Foundation is the 2016 Community Philanthropy Fellow. As part of his fellowship, Alex is  undertaking a sabbatical project...

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Hamilton receives $250,000 from Welcome Fund for Syrian Refugees

(HAMILTON, ON) April 11, 2016 – Community Foundations of Canada and Hamilton Community Foundation are  pleased to announce a $250,000 contribution from the Welcome...

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