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2014

MARCH

03/04/14 Community Makes You. You Make Your Community.

FEBRUARY

02/25/14 What is the power of community knowledge?
02/11/14 The Bridge Budget
02/06/14 What’s Next for Community Knowledge

JANUARY

01/27/14 Wanted: Big picture thinkers in a 'right now' world
01/15/14 MaRS Centre for Impact Investing & Deloitte Social Impact Bond (SIB) Survey
01/07/14 New flexibility for Coquitlam Foundation grants
01/02/14 Stories we loved in 2013
2013

DECEMBER

12/19/13 Building resilient communities: op-ed by Ian Bird & Paul Davidson
12/12/13 Community Foundation of Ottawa Appoints New President & CEO
12/12/13 Victoria Foundation announces Joint Physical Literacy Grant
12/12/13 Vancouver Foundation takes the pulse of metro Vancouver youth
12/11/13 New podcasts from community foundations peer gatherings at The Banff Centre

NOVEMBER

11/25/13 Community Foundation of Prince Edward Island launches youth Vital Signs report
11/13/13 TORONTO 2015 Sport Legacy Fund Plan announced by TO2015, Government of Canada, Province of Ontario
11/12/13 GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on December 3rd
11/04/13 Letter from the Rideau Hall Foundation
11/01/13 It's Random Acts of Kindness Day today

OCTOBER

10/25/13 Dozens of community volunteers join us in Toronto to film Community Makes You TV ads
10/25/13 Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund
10/10/13 Casting call: 100 volunteers needed for Oct. 19 TV shoot in Toronto
10/10/13 Spoken word artist, bilingual ‘chansonnière’ win talent search for new national ad campaign
10/01/13 Food is ground zero for Canada’s most challenging issues, says new report

SEPTEMBER

09/26/13 What does the future hold for food? National Vital Signs report launches October 1st
09/18/13 The Calgary Foundation introduces the ‘Smart & Caring Communiites’ initiative at celebration of Calgary’s philanthropic community event
09/11/13 Community Partners Rally to Support St. Jacobs Farmers' Market Vendors
09/11/13 Vital Signs 2013 to launch Oct. 1; national report focuses on food

AUGUST

08/30/13 The search for our #communityidol continues!
08/22/13 Community Foundations of Canada welcomes Chief Operating Officer
08/21/13 The Banff Community Foundation establishes a second fund called “After the Flood – Matters of the Heart”
08/14/13 Yvan Gauthier: new President and CEO of the Foundation of Greater Montreal

JULY

07/24/13 Vancouver Foundation appoints new President and CEO
07/12/13 Benjamin Moore announces community grants to take care of places that matter
07/03/13 The Banff Community Foundation establishes “After the Flood Stewardship Fund” with a lead gift from their unrestricted fund.

JUNE

06/29/13 Former CFC CEO named to Order of Canada
06/27/13 The Calgary Foundation announces the Flood Rebuilding Fund, kick-started with a $1 million grant.
06/27/13 CBC/Radio-Canada, Community Foundations of Canada and VIA Rail Canada issue an official summary of highlights of the CANADA 150/2017 STARTS NOW conference series today in Ottawa
06/26/13 Ottawa hosts the CANADA 150/2017 STARTS NOW conference finale event on June 27th
06/25/13 Medicine Hat Flood Relief 2013
06/19/13 Community Foundations launch search for faces of new national advertising campaign
06/17/13 Community Foundations of Canada appoints new Chair & Board members
06/13/13 Governor General to Launch Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s $200,000.00 Smart & Caring Community Fund
06/10/13 $1 million fund announced at at Foundation’s Garden Gala
06/07/13 Remembering colleague and friend Betsy Martin
06/07/13 Governor General honours 12 ‘Caring Canadians’ at community foundation conference in Winnipeg
06/04/13 Vancouver Foundation launches $4 million Smart & Caring Community Fund
06/04/13 Community foundations mobilize to build ‘smart and caring’ nation for 2017, celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday

MAY

05/31/13 Luminaries gather in St. John's for 2017 STARTS NOW - A CANADA 150 conference series on June 3, 2013
05/27/13 Vancouver Foundation, UBC and United Church of Canada receive one of the largest personal bequests in BC history
05/22/13 Luminaries gather in Moncton for 2017 STARTS NOW - A CANADA 150 conference series on May 23, 2013
05/17/13 Luminaries gather in Charlottetown for 2017 STARTS NOW — A CANADA 150 conference series on May 21, 2013
05/09/13 London Community Foundation Welcomes the Governor General to Inspire Smart & Caring Philanthropy
05/03/13 Poet named 2017 ‘Artist-in-Motion’ by CFC, CBC/Radio-Canada and VIA Rail
05/01/13 The Calgary Foundation receives the largest charitable gift in Canadian community foundation history - $117 million dollars

APRIL

04/29/13 Community foundation receives its largest gift
04/23/13 Community foundation applauds multi-million dollar donation: “It will benefit Chatham-Kent forever”
04/19/13 Toronto luminaries gather for 2017 STARTS NOW - a Canada 150 Conference Series on April 26, 2013
04/17/13 Vancouver Foundation CEO Faye Wightman outlines a vision for Canada's future leading up to 2017
04/17/13 CANADA 150/2017 STARTS NOW conference series sparks national conversation about Canada's 150th anniversary
04/17/13 Register now for CFC 2013 Conference in Winnipeg, June 6-8
04/09/13 Calgary luminaries gather for 2017 STARTS NOW — A Canada 150 conference series on April 12, 2013
04/09/13 2017 STARTS NOW – a CANADA 150 Conference Series – launches in Vancouver

MARCH

03/25/13 Harper Government tables response to a generation in flux; invites collaboration with community philanthropy
03/20/13 CFC unveils new youth program for 2013 Conference
03/20/13 Media Advisory – Community Foundations of Canada CEO Ian Bird available for reaction to Budget’s impact on communities
03/05/13 Community Foundations of Canada and Yield Branding partner in national awareness campaign

FEBRUARY

02/20/13 Smart & Caring stories to get your CF started
02/20/13 Nominate unsung heroes from your CF for a Caring Canadian Award
02/15/13 Donations to charity rise despite fewer donors
02/12/13 House Finance Committee releases report on Tax Incentives for Charitable Giving in Canada
02/11/13 The Niagara Community Foundation close to achieving $5 million granting milestone

JANUARY

01/31/13 Early bird registration for CFC 2013 Conference is now open!
01/28/13 CFC joins forces with CBC and VIA Rail Canada to celebrate Canada’s 150th
01/17/13 Target communities now accepting Benjamin Moore program applications
01/11/13 CFC President and CEO Ian Bird speaks at Foundation, Endowment and Not For Profit Investment Summit in Toronto.
2012

DECEMBER

12/17/12 Read Emmett Carson 's latest thinking on community foundations ' changing role in communities.
12/17/12 Social finance learning opportunity. The federal government has issued a Call for Concepts for Social Finance.

NOVEMBER

11/26/12 People matter! CFC to host conversation about the sector’s most valuable asset
11/15/12 Governor General to Attend the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Community Foundation of Ottawa
11/15/12 CFC President & CEO Ian Bird recently paid a visit to Peace River, AB where Smart & Caring Communities took centre stage
11/15/12 Community Foundation of Ottawa celebrates its Silver Anniversary with a special celebration including Canada’s Governor General and CBC News Anchor Adrian Harewood
11/15/12 Have you heard Canada’s Governor General’s talk about Smart & Caring Communities?
11/15/12 Send in your memories for Ottawa’s Silver Anniversary!
11/09/12 Random Act of Kindness Day® Celevrates 5 Years of Kindness
11/07/12 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating

OCTOBER

10/23/12 Canadian Index of Wellbeing shows quality of life not keeping pace with economy
10/23/12 Grants for amateur sport available through The Daryl K. Seaman Canadian Hockey Fund
10/23/12 Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta helps with immediate needs of XL Lakeside Workers
10/02/12 Random Act of Kindness Day® Turns 5 Years Old
10/01/12 Generation Flux: Seismic shifts shaking Canadian youth, says report from Community Foundations of Canada

SEPTEMBER

09/18/12 Find out how seismic shifts are shaking Canada's youth on Oct. 2
09/18/12 Vital Signs 2012 to launch Oct. 2; youth issues to be highlighted nationally
09/04/12 CFC to partner with CBC/Radio-Canada on initiative to engage Canadians in Canada's 150th birthday celebrations

AUGUST

08/16/12 Like Olympians, communities work together to win
08/13/12 Vital Signs receives impact award for 'driving positive community change'
08/09/12 Vancouver Foundation calls for green community projects
08/08/12 Victoria Foundation Announces 13 New Endowment Funds for Local Causes
08/03/12 Victoria launches new Smart & Caring Community Fund
08/03/12 Make your mark on a CFC Conference that you’ll never forget
08/03/12 Scholarship supports Canadian Champion
08/02/12 Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta Rises to the Governor General's Challenge

JULY

07/19/12 Victoria Foundation Launches $200,000 Matching Fund
07/16/12 London Community Foundation commits millions to affordable housing
07/13/12 Oakville Community Foundation has issued Vital Ideas 2012
07/13/12 In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Community Foundation of Ottawa has launched a new website
07/13/12 Nominate a Caring Canadian in your community
07/13/12 South Okanagan thinks big with Smart & Caring
07/03/12 Province Provides $3 Million in New Funding for Aboriginal Student Awards

JUNE

06/29/12 Vancouver Foundation announces first round of Generation Green Grants for 2012
06/22/12 AGM Announcement of New Partnership with Oakville Hospital Foundation
06/21/12 Abbotsford Foundation awards grants valued at over $212k to local agricultural enhancement projects
06/18/12 Vancouver Foundation survey finds residents 'so close together, yet so far apart'
06/14/12 The Community Foundation of South Saskatchewan is looking for a new Executive Director
06/07/12 Moving Ahead with Support for Seniors
06/04/12 Vancouver Foundation adds its voice to those concerned over Bill C-38
06/04/12 Community Foundations of Canada welcomes new members to Board of Directors

MAY

05/31/12 Benjamin Moore program grants cash and paint to community and heritage groups across Canada
05/31/12 Black Out Speak Out: Interest in charities by political players signals growing role in society
05/29/12 CFC 2012 Annual General Meeting: Slate of Candidates for CFC's Board of Directors
05/17/12 Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta Celebrates it's 20th Year with a new image and grant program
05/11/12 Citizens invited to discuss the importance of arts and culture in our community
05/09/12 Victoria Foundation among first charities in Canada to be accredited
05/08/12 Vancouver Foundation among first charities in Canada to be accredited
05/07/12 True Sport arrives in Grey Bruce
05/03/12 CFC Annual General Meeting June 1st in Hamilton with guest speaker Mark Chamberlain
05/03/12 Victoria Foundation's Vital Youth Philanthropists Present Grants to 18 Local Charities
05/02/12 Community Consultations set for 2012 Vital Signs
05/02/12 Prince George Community Foundation responding to local disaster
05/01/12 The Central Okanagan Foundation is looking for an Executive Director

APRIL

04/18/12 It’s National Volunteer Week! Celebrate the volunteers in your life now
04/18/12 Governor General to tour Hamilton Neighbourhood, speak at Carolyn A. Milne Leadership Forum
04/18/12 Governor General joins ‘Smart and Caring’ Toronto Community Foundation for campaign launch
04/17/12 Going green in Vancouver just got easier with new $2 million Greenest City Fund
04/02/12 Coquitlam Foundation's James Gordon Stewart Fund to aid medical research, patients and students
04/02/12 Burlington Community Foundation celebrates a $250,000 stock donation to support performing arts programs for youth

MARCH

03/29/12 Canadians continue to give to charity despite rocky economy: Statscan
03/20/12 The Clayoquot Biosphere Trust becomes a Community Foundation
03/14/12 Calgary's community unites to turn King Edward into arts hub
03/09/12 Brokered Grant Puts Wheels in Motion in Windsor-Essex
03/06/12 Clayoquot Biosphere Trust welcomed into the community foundation community

FEBRUARY

02/28/12 Sunshine Coast Community Foundation is celebrating its largest donation in its short history
02/27/12 The Perth and District Community Foundation awards $37,000 in Community Grants and Scholarships for 2012
02/24/12 Toronto CF names YWCA's Sarah Blackstock a 'vital' leader
02/24/12 Ian Bird's post-Olympic life mixes sport, giving
02/21/12 Benjamin Moore commits $100,000 to community, heritage groups across Canada, in partnership with Community Foundations
02/20/12 Community Foundations bringing True Sport to communities
02/10/12 Vancouver Foundation helps families cope with disability
02/09/12 $5 Million and Counting…
02/02/12 CFC's letter to the Standing Committee on Finance

JANUARY

01/26/12 Benjamin Moore targets 15 communities in 2012
01/16/12 Stratford and Perth County Community Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director
01/16/12 How one CF is supporting a new approach to Meals on Wheels
01/16/12 Check out the Selkirk Community Foundation’s new YouTube channel!
01/16/12 Standing Committee on Finance to examine ways to boost charitable giving
01/11/12 Inspiring Approaches to First Nations, Métis and Inuit Learning
2011

DECEMBER

12/19/11 Santa comes early for six non-profit organizations
12/15/11 Selkirk Foundation launches SDCF-TV Channel
12/15/11 Over $1 million in donations received by local Foundation in 30 days
12/15/11 The Community Foundation for Kingston & Area receives a $650,000 bequest from the estate of Mr. Larry Gibson
12/14/11 Great West Life, London Life and Canada Life announced as Inaugural Community Benefactor of Community Foundation
12/14/11 Vancouver Foundation CEO named to Vancouver's Power 50 for second year in a row
12/12/11 Anonymous giving on the rise?
12/12/11 Affluent investors in Canada rely on professional advisors: survey
12/07/11 Donations bounce back, but median age still an issue
12/05/11 Stats Can releases 2010 donation figures

NOVEMBER

11/28/11 500 to attend National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector
11/28/11 Vancouver Foundation research discovers issues that are top of mind for Vancouverites
11/22/11 Affordable Housing, Poverty Top Issues for Youth Says Victoria Foundation's Youth Vital Signs Survey
11/17/11 Canadians Keep Giving Despite Challenging Economy
11/16/11 Community Foundation for Kingston & Area presents Community Grants worth $63,858 to 20 local organizations
11/15/11 Community foundations in focus: in Globe and Mail’s National Philanthropy Day supplement
11/15/11 9th Annual Foundation, Endowment & Not for Profit Investment Summit
11/08/11 Find out about the trends revealed in Canada’s Vital Signs 2012
11/08/11 Read the latest version of KCI’s Philanthropic Trends Quarterly
11/08/11 How Much Should A Canadian Charity Spend on Overhead?
11/08/11 Globe and Mail philanthropy series features breakdown of giving trends
11/08/11 BC Securities Commission releases its National Report Card on Youth Financial Literacy
11/01/11 Coquitlam Foundation announces new fund to advance library’s mission
11/01/11 Burlington Community Foundation welcomes new Executive Director
11/01/11 Globe and Mail series on philanthropy runs all week
11/01/11 Vancouver Foundation wraps up Generation Green project

OCTOBER

10/27/11 Finalists in Voluntary Sector Reporting Awards Announced
10/25/11 Community Foundation of Mississauga Honoured as 2011 Non-Profit of the Year
10/24/11 Oct. 27 Webinar: How To Be An Impact Investor
10/24/11 Ring Art Collection to Benefit New Community Foundation Fund
10/20/11 New index of wellbeing challenges Canada’s GDP as sole measure of progress
10/18/11 Waterloo Region's Vital Signs® event - future of the report and community impact discussion on mental health
10/17/11 Jackson Assumes Chair
10/17/11 Vancouver Foundation wants your vote
10/17/11 Stand up for Toronto, Bhardwaj urges in Vital Signs address
10/17/11 National Summit for the Sector offering online participation – register now
10/13/11 Vancouver Foundation wants your vote
10/12/11 Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough
10/11/11 See Vital Signs in action in the Globe & Mail Giving Guide
10/04/11 Canada's Vital Signs 2011 reveals we're losing the war on obesity, declaring personal bankruptcy more often – but staving off NEET trend amongst youth

SEPTEMBER

09/28/11 Grassroots Project to Foster Citizen Journalism
09/28/11 New Chair and Vice-Chair Appointed to CFNL Executive Committee
09/28/11 Community Foundations to release 2011 Vital Signs reports on October 4
09/26/11 Community Foundation celebrates 10th anniversary with party and Vital Signs report
09/22/11 Join a stellar line-up of leaders in Mission-Related Investing at upcoming workshop
09/21/11 York Region Community Foundation Welcomes a New Executive Director
09/13/11 Community Foundation names new Executive Director
09/07/11 Fourth year for memorial Run/Walk to support innovative educational program
09/06/11 Random Act of Kindness Day®

AUGUST

08/24/11 Philanthropy, Law and Social Enterprise symposium hosted by The Winnipeg Foundation
08/24/11 Style at Home magazine blogs about the Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program
08/24/11 Register now for the National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector. Nov 28 – 30.
08/24/11 Vermont Park Neighbourhood Association Celebrates Sport and Healthy Living
08/23/11 Earlybird registration closes Aug. 26 for the 2011 PFC conference: Changing Philanthropy, New Visions, New Voices
08/17/11 Coquitlam Foundation calls for changes to Gaming Grant policy
08/16/11 Hatters needed to grade Vital Signs 2011
08/10/11 Coquitlam Foundation names new Executive Director
08/09/11 The Foundation of Greater Montreal announces new grant program - up to $30,000 each, to five organizations
08/05/11 Huge Demand for Resources for Isolated Seniors, The Nelson Allan Project Toolkit Provides a Free Resource to Address This Issue
08/05/11 Keen Advocate for Charities to Leave the Burlington Community Foundation

JULY

07/27/11 Scorpions Volleyball Club Receives Inaugural True Sport Grant Award
07/27/11 Selkirk & District Community Foundation New Board Member Appointment
07/18/11 Historic home gets TLC from CFC’s Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program
07/18/11 Read Charity Village’s response to the media coverage on salaries in the sector
07/06/11 Watch The Future of Philanthropy on the Business News Network - featuring The Toronto Community Foundation
07/06/11 Community Foundation of PEI announces HRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Legacy Fund
07/05/11 Good Sport Can Make a Difference
07/04/11 A hunger for connection: Read Vancouver Foundation’s guest editorial

JUNE

06/28/11 Vancouver Foundation and City of Vancouver Partner to Expand Neighbourhood Small Grants
06/22/11 Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation announces first Vital People grant
06/15/11 Vancouver Foundation wants you to say "Greeeeennn"
06/15/11 Community Foundations to release 2011 Vital Signs reports
06/13/11 Budget 2011 - Changes for registered charities and other qualified donees
06/09/11 Community Foundations partner with the National Theatre School of Canada
06/09/11 Benjamin Moore announces support for community and heritage groups across Canada
06/07/11 Kitchener Waterloo invites communities to join Random Act of Kindness Day.

MAY

05/31/11 Interested in innovation? Watch CFC’s latest videos on YouTube
05/31/11 Community foundations celebrate 90 years of history. Read all about it!
05/31/11 Ian Bird takes the helm of CFC
05/30/11 The way we play together shapes the way we live together
05/26/11 Immediate Assistance Fund accepting cash donations for the community of Slave Lake
05/19/11 Community Foundations in Alberta step up for Slave Lake
05/19/11 Slave Lake rebuilding fund launched in collaboration with Edmonton Community Foundation
05/16/11 Vancouver Sun on Bill Clinton's remarks to CFC 2011 Conference.
05/16/11 Read the Governor General's address to CFC 2011 Conference
05/06/11 Community Foundations hit $3 billion in assets
05/05/11 Cora Breakfast & Lunch donates $2,689 to Coquitlam Foundation

APRIL

04/27/11 Giving Challenge nets more than $400,000. The Winnipeg Foundation's 90-Hour Giving Challenge grows 129 endowments
04/26/11 “Making a Difference” Charity Golf Day
04/26/11 Skills-based volunteering adds a unique dimension to selecting a Vital Idea in Toronto Toronto Foundation for Student Success receives $30,000 grant from KPMG through Toronto
04/26/11 Governor General of Canada becomes Patron of Community Foundations of Canada
04/18/11 Local Community Foundations Win Excellence in Communications Award Four Years in a Row!
04/18/11 Quesnel Community Foundation Reaches Million Dollar Goal, Awards Grants for Local Projects
04/15/11 Governor General of Canada, Bill Clinton, Naomi Tutu to address philanthropic gathering - CFC 2011 Conference marks 90th anniversary of Community Foundation movement
04/15/11 Community Foundations of Canada salutes sponsors, funders of international gathering
04/14/11 The face of philanthropy is changing: Vancouver Foundation Board appoints new Chair and five new members
04/13/11 Media Accreditation Open for CFC Conference
04/12/11 Building strong communities in 2011: Read CFC’s Strategic Directions
04/11/11 The Calgary Foundation establishes $10 Million National Fund to Support Canadian Hockey & Amateur Sports
04/07/11 Community Foundation Purchase of Aron Bonds Stimulates More Investment
04/07/11 Canada’s Environmental Path Could Jeopardize Long-Term Quality of Life
04/06/11 Community Foundations of Canada teams up with Imagine Canada, United Way Canada on National Summit
04/04/11 Vancouver Foundation wins gold again
04/04/11 Government of Canada invests in access to key information for rural Canada
04/01/11 New Faces At the Community Foundation
04/01/11 Community Foundation announces completed disbursement of Immediate Assistance Fund for Flood Relief
04/01/11 2012 Ontario Summer Games Name Organizing Committee Chair

MARCH

03/22/11 Local Community Foundation's assets reach milestone
03/21/11 Governor General of Canada to speak at CFC 2011 Conference in Vancouver
03/16/11 Community Foundation of Ottawa wins three awards for excellence in communications
03/03/11 It's Fraud Prevention Month. Take the Charity Fraud Awareness Quiz now.
03/03/11 Celebrate Canada Water Week: March 14 - 22
03/03/11 Toronto Community Foundation launches ad campaign
03/03/11 Naomi Tutu and co-founder of Taking IT Global among CFC 2011 Conference featured speakers
03/03/11 There's still time to register for CFC 2011 Conference: May 12 - 14 in Vancouver
03/03/11 Earlybird registration closes April 4 for CFC 2011 Conference: A World of Opportunity
03/03/11 Earlybird registration closes April 4 for CFC 2011 Conference: A World of Opportunity

FEBRUARY

02/03/11 Grant application submissions are now being accepted at the Community Foundation of Medicine Hat and Southeastern Alberta

JANUARY

01/24/11 Vital Signs Committee begins work on report
01/19/11 Local community foundation grants $1.8 million
01/17/11 Generation Green Awards launched
01/12/11 Community Foundations of Canada names new CEO
01/10/11 BlueCreeks finishes second in Big Wild Bucks contest
01/10/11 Local Kindness Initiative Selected As Finalist For Pepsi Refresh Project
2010

DECEMBER

12/21/10 Joe and Colleen O'Neill create the O'Neill Community Betterment Fund with $250,000 donation to the Chatham Kent Community Foundation
12/20/10 Osprey Community Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director
12/16/10 Whitetooth Ski Program Soars - Record number of youth will benefit from the Affordable Ski Program
12/16/10 PDCF announces a major donation: The Ken Gray Memorial Fund
12/10/10 Survey shows BC charities still on the rebound, but surprisingly optimistic
12/03/10 Charities see alarming trends as donors become older, fewer
12/03/10 Province Invests in Rural Communities
12/03/10 Prince George Community Foundation Celebrates
12/02/10 Saskatoon Community Foundation Grants Over 1 Million Dollars in 2010!
12/02/10 $176,900 OTF Grant for Four Simcoe Community Foundations
12/01/10 Canadian Task Force on Social Finance makes recommendations for private and public foundations

NOVEMBER

11/30/10 Grants benefit citizens throughout the county!
11/26/10 Community Foundation announces first distribution of Immediate Assistance Fund for Flood Relief
11/24/10 Community Foundation of Greater Grande Prairie Receives Largest Donation Ever
11/19/10 Million dollar donation benefits children and youth through local foundation
11/19/10 CFC and PFC release new report on Mission Investing for Foundations: The Legal Considerations
11/17/10 Vote for the Burlington Community Foundation to win a $5,000 Grant for the Burlington BlueCreeks Project
11/15/10 President Bill Clinton, Naomi Tutu to headline CFC 2011 Conference
11/15/10 Community foundations celebrate 90th anniversary in 2011
11/12/10 Making Kindness A Priority Three Years Straight - Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day In Our Community
11/08/10 Organic Food Entrepreneur Makes Inaugural Donation to Local Food Fund in Memory of Brother
11/05/10 Lower returns 'likely still the biggest myth' for socially responsible investing
11/05/10 Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) will move in January 2011
11/03/10 Chilly day warded off with chili contest... all for a good cause
11/03/10 Community Foundation gets a $1.9 Million gift.

OCTOBER

10/29/10 Funding Muskoka's Future
10/27/10 Canadians are More Educated But Warning Signs Appear
10/27/10 High net worth boomers seek 'deep planning relationships'
10/27/10 New MacFarlane Endowment Incentives Program provides instant 50% Return On New Donations
10/21/10 Five reasons why advisors and clients don't discuss philanthropy
10/21/10 How to start the conversation about charitable giving
10/21/10 Help clients make choices about philanthropy
10/15/10 Not in my backyard! Canadians paint rosy picture of local environment in new public opinion survey
10/14/10 Community Foundation to receive €15,000 from German city for flood relief at cheque presentation Friday
10/14/10 A Funders' Look at Environmental Education - November 11th, 2010
10/07/10 WindsorEssex Community Foundation Announcements Random Acts of Kindness Day
10/06/10 The FCFA recommends a federal-provincial strategy for the economic integration of immigrants
10/06/10 Coquitlam Foundation announces Mayor's Community Fund
10/05/10 Unemployment four times higher among university-educated newcomers, says national report card
10/05/10 Community Foundations Release 2010 Vital Signs
10/04/10 Community Foundation luncheon "A Community Conversation" will discuss Vital Signs 2010
10/04/10 WFCU announces the establishment of the WFCU Endowment Fund at the WindsorEssex Community Foundation.

SEPTEMBER

09/30/10 Kevin Brady of Brady Financial Group named Burlington's Philanthropist of the Year
09/30/10 Toronto Community Foundation named "Outstanding" by Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
09/28/10 Community Foundations to release 2010 Vital Signs reports on October 5
09/23/10 Walking School Bus Idea 1 of 8 Finalists in London's First Ever Clean Air Challenge
09/21/10 K-W, You've Been Touched By a Random Act of Kindness
09/15/10 Advertising now available in Globe and Mail's Vital Signs 2010 Giving Guide
09/07/10 Funders and Non Profits come together in Golden: New 'Funders Forum' kicks off 2010 Not-For-Profit Connection
09/02/10 A letter to CFC members from the Canadian Teachers' Federation
09/02/10 National program to match students with pressing community needs
09/01/10 Local accounting firm wants to help rebuild after flood

AUGUST

08/30/10 Imagine Canada releases second Sector Monitor Report
08/25/10 Memorial Fund Supports Innovative Educational Program
08/20/10 Comic Steven Wright headlines Foundation's 'Laugh Out Loud' Fall Gala
08/20/10 Read our open letter about the impact of Bill C-470 on charities
08/18/10 CFC announces Fall 2010 Internship Program
08/13/10 Information must be Canada's bedrock
08/12/10 Charity 100, Monica Patten writes a letter to the editor of MoneySense Magazine

JULY

07/27/10 Interested in water issues? Read the latest post from H20 blogger Vicki Burns
07/22/10 Benjamin Moore program helps out community arts council
07/22/10 Local helpers get a helping hand of their own
07/19/10 Fourth year for innovative report card on quality of life to be released in Waterloo Region
07/19/10 Saskatoon Community Foundation Receives Largest Ever Sponsorship from PotashCorp
07/14/10 WindsorEssex Community Foundation Has Funds Available for Community Projects!
07/12/10 Bradford West Gwillimbury & District Community Foundation (BWGDCF) receives donation from Brookfield Homes
07/09/10 CFC asks government to save the long-form census
07/07/10 Local community foundation grants $617,000 during the first half of 2010
07/06/10 Vancouver Foundation announces $3 million in funding
07/06/10 Community Foundation matches $10,000 donation from 13-year-old
07/06/10 Coquitlam Foundation welcomes two new directors
07/05/10 Wanted: Photographs of Waterloo Region
07/05/10 City Working with Community Foundation to Assist with Flood Recovery

JUNE

06/30/10 Lutheran Social Services partners with London Community Foundation to provide $148,000 in urgent need grants to 16 charities throughout the city
06/30/10 London's Youth in Philanthropy Grants Support Variety of Community Initiatives
06/24/10 Immediate Assistance Fund accepting donations for flood assistance
06/24/10 Connecting philanthropist to community needs
06/23/10 Vital Signs 2010 calls for your best Medicine Hat shots
06/22/10 The Foundation of Greater Montreal Announces the Nomination of New Members to its Board of Directors
06/22/10 The Foundation of Greater Montreal Will Give More Than $1.7 Million To The Greater Montreal Community
06/21/10 Community Foundations of Canada seeks session ideas for 2011 conference
06/21/10 $65,355 in community and designated grants announced
06/21/10 Meridian Pledge To Leave Green Legacy For Our Community
06/21/10 Conservation Halton recognizes local environmental champions at Conservation Awards of Excellence
06/21/10 New Local Food Fund to Award $10,000 in Grants
06/21/10 Vancouver Foundation adds publisher to Board
06/18/10 Edmonton Community Foundation Honoured as a Distinguished Citizen
06/15/10 Time crunch worsening for Canadian families, warns report
06/14/10 Partners in Community Vitality: Read our 2009 Annual Report now
06/14/10 CFC seeks a new Finance Coordinator
06/11/10 Couchiching Conservancy receives $5,000
06/10/10 The Community Foundation and the Field Naturalists pledge to leave a green legacy by caring for the land we love
06/08/10 Founding CEO of Community Foundations of Canada to step down in 2011
06/07/10 Community Foundations to release 2010 Vital Signs reports on October 5

MAY

05/31/10 Record Year for Grants to Community
05/31/10 Professional Advisors' Business Breakfast Meeting
05/27/10 Benjamin Moore announces support for community and heritage groups across Canada
05/26/10 Canadian Council on Learning releases Composite Learning Index
05/18/10 New Website to Support Local Charities!
05/18/10 Laidlaw Foundation releases report on children in care
05/17/10 FSG offers free webinar on Maximizing Impact" the latest research linking mission investments with grants
05/17/10 Winnipeg teens distribute almost $125,000 to local charities
05/17/10 Community Foundations of Canada launches blog aimed at protecting and preserving our freshwater supply
05/13/10 Tackling youth homelessness: lessons from the frontlines
05/10/10 Canada's community foundations continued to give, and receive, in 2009 despite economic downturn
05/04/10 Clean Air Challenge Launches in London: Up to $100,000 in funding available for green ideas

APRIL

04/30/10 Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network conference May 26-28 in Toronto
04/28/10 Voice of Calgary youth heard through 2010 Youth VitalSigns Report
04/27/10 Advancing Community Leadership Through Donor Engagement
04/22/10 Community Foundation of Swan Valley reaches $1million goal
04/12/10 West Vancouver Community Foundation Receives a Bequest From the Estate of Elizabeth Pritchard Burne
04/09/10 Prince George Community Foundation Allocates Adjudicated Grants
04/08/10 WINGS (Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support) is seeking a new Executive Director to be located in Sao Paulo Brazil
04/08/10 Coquitlam Foundation announces 2010 award winners
04/08/10 Community Foundation Announces Distribution of Immediate Assistance Fund: Five local organizations to benefit
04/08/10 Tax saving suggestions to share with clients
04/07/10 Read the Transatlantic Community Foundation’s April newsletter
04/07/10 The Environics Institute releases the Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study
04/07/10 CFC 2011 Conference website goes live
04/06/10 The Oxford Community Foundation is seeking a part-time Executive Director

MARCH

03/31/10 Burlington Community Foundation in search of nominations for Philanthropist Award
03/25/10 Foundation CEO Selected as Citizen of the Year
03/18/10 Victoria Foundation Wins Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications
03/15/10 Vancouver Foundation wins gold for publications
03/11/10 Vancouver Foundation increases grants to help address provincial shortfall
03/10/10 Community Foundations of Ottawa Wins Wilmer Shields Rich Award for Excellence in Communications
03/09/10 Local Community Foundations Win Excellence in Communications Award Three Years Running
03/05/10 The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation invites participation in Random Acts of Kindness Day
03/04/10 Community foundations applaud budget’s move to reduce administrative burden on charities

FEBRUARY

02/25/10 Charity fundraising outlook improves, conference told
02/19/10 Patagonia Banff store selects The Banff Community Foundation as its local partner in the 1 % for the Planet program
02/19/10 Virtual stock-market challenge benefits kids through Niagara Community Foundation
02/19/10 Become a fan of the Community Foundation of Kingston & Area's new Facebook page
02/16/10 Perth and District Community Foundation Announces Grants
02/06/10 Edmonton Community Foundation publishes Legacy in Action, a magazine celebrating the foundation’s 20th anniversary
02/05/10 CFC announces Spring 2010 Internship Program

JANUARY

01/28/10 Saskatoon Community Foundation receives $2.9 million donation
01/27/10 Fewer Canadians voting and volunteering
01/27/10 Local philanthropic organization increases charitable allocation for 2010
01/26/10 Vancouver Foundation supports Lower Mainland non-profits
01/25/10 Quebec says donations to Haiti can be deducted from 2009 taxes
01/21/10 Foundation helps 224 families cope with disability
01/18/10 Vancouver Foundation gives homeless youth new opportunities
01/18/10 Banff Community Foundation Call for Applications to the Board
01/18/10 Banff Community Foundation Announces Grants
01/15/10 How You Can Help Haiti
01/14/10 Coquitlam Foundation now accepting grant applications
01/11/10 Coquitlam Foundation welcomes Diane Sowden to its board
01/11/10 Local community foundation grants close to $607,000 during challenging times
01/07/10 Kenora and Lake of the Woods Announces Grants
2009

DECEMBER

12/23/09 Local business man leaves generous legacy for community
12/18/09 Edmonton Community Foundation announces high-profile line-up for its 20th anniversary speaker series (PDF)
12/18/09 New magazine dedicated to social enterprise in Canada is set to launch in early 2010
12/18/09 The Niagara Community Foundation invests more than $100,000 in poverty reduction
12/17/09 Banff Community Foundation becomes latest member of One Percent for the Planet
12/11/09 Community Foundations of Canada announces date, venue and team for the CFC 2011 Conference
12/10/09 CFC and other major charities sign on to ad in The Globe calling for federal tax changes to encourage more charitable giving
12/03/09 Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough names its Executive Director
12/02/09 Kootenay Savings gives $1 million to local community foundations

NOVEMBER

11/26/09 Niagara Community Foundation marks 10th anniversary
11/26/09 Coquitlam Foundation announces new fund to assist children living with mobility challenges
11/25/09 Today's blog: Jed Emerson discusses blended value at Toronto's MaRS Discovery District
11/20/09 Coquitlam Foundation celebrates National Philanthropy Day
11/19/09 Greater Saint John announces major grant to organization advocating for water clean-up
11/19/09 The Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador receives $70,000 from the W. Garfield Foundation
11/19/09 Tamarack's Measuring Community Change series explores the approach of Vancouver's Vital Signs
11/13/09 The Social Investment Organization releases two key reports on responsible investment
11/13/09 BMO Retirement Institute announces new findings on Boomer giving trends
11/13/09 KWCF's Random Act of Kindness Day gains momentum
11/12/09 Community foundations launch toolkit to encourage advisors to ‘Ask the Giving Question’
11/02/09 Community Foundations exploring responsible investment to leverage assets

OCTOBER

10/30/09 Canadian Government declares November 15th National Philanthropy Day
10/30/09 CFC launches first phase of www.responsible-investment.ca
10/29/09 Imagine Canada invites community foundations to participate in new survey
10/28/09 Local artists showcase talent and give back to their community
10/28/09 Benjamin Moore announces target communties for 2010
10/22/09 New President & CEO named for Hamilton Community Foundation
10/21/09 Province contributes $10 million to Winnipeg Foundation's legacy fund
10/21/09 VS blog: Ottawa kicks of series of Community Conversations
10/21/09 The Minnedosa and District Foundation receives $1 million bequest
10/21/09 Vital Signs leads to Community Conversation in Ottawa
10/19/09 Presentations from The Winnipeg Foundation's Law, Philanthropy and New Economic Challenges symposium available online
10/19/09 Sign up for Charities and Giving, e-updates from Canada Revenue Agency
10/19/09 Learn more about the issues facing Canadian communities in Canada's Vital Signs 2009
10/15/09 Foundation of Greater Montreal announces grants for 2009
10/14/09 Download our Canada’s Vital Signs insert from The Globe and Mail
10/14/09 Vital Signs insert in the Globe & Mail
10/14/09 Today's blog: Lynne Slotek on income inequality in Canada
10/14/09 CFC-Environics quality of life survey in the Globe & Mail
10/13/09 Good neighbours, green places key to quality of life, says national survey
10/07/09 Wolfville releases first Vital Signs report
10/06/09 Hamilton Aboriginal Stay-in-School Initiative Stemming National Trend
10/05/09 Community Foundations of Canada releases 2009 Vital Signs reports
10/05/09 Young Canadians face worst job market in decades, says annual report card

SEPTEMBER

09/30/09 Imagine Canada announces Canada-wide engagement strategy for the non-profit sector
09/30/09 Richard L. Frost, CEO of The Winnipeg Foundation to be awarded honorary degree
09/24/09 CFC launches new Vital Signs blog
09/24/09 Community Foundations to release 2009 Vital Signs reports Oct. 6
09/18/09 Coquitlam Foundation holds AGM and fundraising gala
09/17/09 Kitchener-Waterloo's second annual Random Act of Kindness Day
09/17/09 KWCF supports innovative educational program with help of fund established in honor or teenage son
09/17/09 Hamilton’s local expertise leads to $50,000 for food banks
09/10/09 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation announces changes to its grant applications process
09/09/09 Community Foundations of Canada launches online leadership toolkit

AUGUST

08/20/09 Download Vital Signs: Connecting Community Needs to Community Philanthropy in Canada report, in the latest edition of The Philanthropist
08/20/09 Vancouver Foundation joins Carnegie Centre to support local artists
08/19/09 CFC announces Fall 2009 Internship Program
08/07/09 La Vancouver Foundation gère un fond de bourses en l’honneur du réputé architecte Arthur Erickson French Only
08/05/09 Vancouver Foundation announces fund honoring Arthur Erickson
08/05/09 The Osprey Community Foundation (Nelson BC) is seeking a part-time Executive Director
08/05/09 The Hamilton Community Foundation seeks a new President & CEO
08/05/09 Maude Barlow to deliver keynote speech at Grand Bend's Aquafest on August 8

JULY

07/16/09 Hamilton partners on ‘Care for the Land You Love’ campaign
07/16/09 Vancouver Foundation offers to match donations to its Community Impact Fund
07/10/09 Les Fondations communautaires du Canada et l’Ontario Land Trust Alliance lancent la campagne provinciale Protégez votre coin de terre French Only
07/10/09 CFC and The Ontario Land Trust Alliance launch 'Care for the Land You Love' campaign

JUNE

06/26/09 Greater Sudbury's Vital Signs leads to creation of Jazz Sudbury
06/25/09 CFC Chosen to Host International Philanthropic Network
06/24/09 'Recipe for Community' project a response to Toronto's Vital Signs
06/24/09 First Nations artist to donate portion of his sales to the Vancouver Foundation
06/24/09 Foundation of Greater Montreal announces the appointment of its new president and CEO
06/24/09 Hamilton announces over $900,000 in grants for poverty reduction
06/19/09 The Foundation of Greater Montreal to distribute $1.3 million in grants in 2009
06/12/09 Faye Wightman Appointed Chair of CFC's Board of Directors
06/12/09 Coquitlam Foundation holds Grants and Awards celebration
06/12/09 Greater Saint John Community Foundation previews Vital Signs Report 2009 at "funders forum"
06/10/09 Commentaires des FCC sur les rapports de l’Indice canadien du mieux-être French Only
06/10/09 CFC comments on Canadian Index of Wellbeing reports
06/08/09 Growth in giving outpaced volunteering prior to downturn

MAY

05/29/09 The Napanee District Community Foundation receives gift of $ 1.2 million
05/29/09 Les FCC annoncent la date du lancement de Signes vitaux 2009 French Only
05/29/09 Community Foundations announce the launch date for Vital Signs 2009
05/28/09 Download CFC's Annual Report now
05/28/09 The Community Foundation of Portage and District receives generous donation
05/28/09 National fund honours local hero
05/28/09 Victoria Foundation's Youth in Philanthropy students announce grants
05/27/09 Community Foundations partner with Nuclear Waste Management Organization on new youth grants program
05/25/09 Benjamin Moore announces support for community and heritage groups across Canada
05/22/09 Hamilton Community Foundation's Youth Advisory Council Announces Grant Recipients
05/21/09 L’Agence du revenu du Canada répond à la question du contingent des versements soulevée par les FCC et le secteur caritatif French Only
05/21/09 Canada Revenue Agency shares disbursement quota issues raised by CFC with the charitable sector
05/13/09 Coquitlam Foundation is distributing $50,000 in scholarships, bursaries and grants in '09
05/13/09 Victoria Foundation's Sara Neely earns 2009 Friend of CAGP‐ACPDP™ Award
05/06/09 Read about Victoria Foundation's role in new international happiness index
05/06/09 KCI's Philanthropic Trends Quarterly: Opportunity in crisis

APRIL

04/29/09 Hamilton Community Foundation announces new environmental grants
04/23/09 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation links Earth Hour to Vital Signs
04/17/09 CRA is looking for charities to host its 2009 Information Sessions
04/03/09 The Donner Awards Program is accepting applications
04/02/09 The Coquitlam Foundation announces new literacy fund

MARCH

03/18/09 Kwadacha First Nation sets up a $13 million endowment fund with Victoria Foundation (PDF)
03/04/09 Hamilton's Tackling Poverty program responds to needs created by the downturn (PDF)
03/03/09 Donor helps build Kelowna's house of dreams

FEBRUARY

02/27/09 Richard Florida on the future of Canadian cities
02/23/09 CFC announces new date for national conference
02/23/09 Community stories: watch our videos now
02/19/09 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation organizes "Friendraiser"
02/19/09 Hamilton high schools awarded funding for environmental projects
02/19/09 The Banff Community Foundation moves to annual grant cycle
02/06/09 Brockville Community Foundation receives $200,000 from the City for endowment fund
02/06/09 Vancouver Foundation commits $745,000 for at-risk youth housing initiatives
02/05/09 Funds Available to Support Healthy Kids

JANUARY

01/30/09 Hamilton Community Foundation announces grants for youth-led projects (DOC)
01/28/09 CFC’s response to the Federal Budget
01/22/09 CFC Conference presentations, pix and more…
01/12/09 Hamilton Charities get $65,000 from class action proceeds
01/09/09 Grant applications being accepted for BMO Kids' n Motion program until February 28th
01/05/09 Un adolescent de Calgary désigné « Meilleur jeune philanthrope au Canada » French Only
01/05/09 CEO of Community Foundation of Ottawa appointed to Order of Canada
01/05/09 Le budget fédéral 2009 contribuera à soutenir les organismes caritatifs canadiens French Only
01/05/09 Donors give $700,000 to Waterloo charities
01/05/09 Calgary Teen named as Canada's Top Teen Philanthropist
01/05/09 How the 2009 Federal Budget can strengthen Canada's charities
2008

DECEMBER

12/17/08 The Stratford & Perth County Community Foundation wins Trillium grant
12/16/08 How we’re supporting our communities during tough times
12/11/08 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation announces grant from class action settlement
12/11/08 Huronia Communities Foundation awarded Trillium grant
12/11/08 Victoria Foundation announces it will continue granting in 2009
12/08/08 Globe and Mail covers impact of economic downturn
12/04/08 CFC to manage an international peer network - Position description posted
12/01/08 Read the Globe and Mail feature about Canada’s community foundation movement

NOVEMBER

11/26/08 The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation spearheads Random Act of Kindness Day
11/25/08 CFC announces additions to Board of Directors
11/17/08 Apply now for 2009 Benjamin Community Restoration Grants
11/17/08 Search is on for Canada’s top teen philanthropist
11/17/08 Judith Maxwell on mobilizing communities in tough times
11/07/08 International conference opens in Montreal
11/06/08 Donations up, donors down, says Statistics Canada
11/05/08 Foundations discuss impact of economic crisis on communities
11/04/08 Hamilton Community Foundation hosts fourth annual Living the Environment conference
11/03/08 CFC Conference 2008 highlights for media

OCTOBER

10/28/08 Canada's Top Teen Philanthropist Contest
10/28/08 Now available: targeted communities, grant guidelines for 2009 Benjamin Moore program
10/22/08 CFC announces sponsors of International Conference
10/07/08 Ontario Trillium Foundation welcomes new Manager of Community Initiatives
10/06/08 2008 Canada's Vital Signs News Release and Overview
10/01/08 Charities to receive more than $ 1 million from class action settlements
10/01/08 CFC launches new logo

SEPTEMBER

09/30/08 CFC's Branding FAQs
09/17/08 Winnipeg Foundation staffer wins International Fellowship
09/02/08 CRA extends deadline for comments on Policy on Fundraising
09/02/08 Globe and Mail to publish Canada's Vital Signs insert
09/02/08 Vital Signs reports to be released October 7th

AUGUST

08/26/08 Globe and Mail advertising information on Canada’s Vital Signs
08/26/08 Paterson family fund supports First Nations youth with job-skill training
08/22/08 Hockey camp proceeds to benefit permanent endowment fund
08/14/08 CFC is seeking an IT Manager
08/14/08 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation's column on Vital Signs 2008 survey
08/14/08 Global Fund for Community Foundations

JULY

07/29/08 Deadline extended for Emerging Leaders International Fellows Program in NYC
07/23/08 Monica Patten named Member of the Board of the Rio Tinto Alcan Canada fund
07/23/08 Senior Games Leaves a Legacy for our City
07/23/08 CJRL 89.5 MIX FM Supports Community Foundation with Year Long Air Play
07/23/08 HR Council launches ACCESS
07/23/08 CFC's Bookstore Updates
07/23/08 Register now for CFC's Conference 2008
07/10/08 Imagine Canada releases new study Charitable Gifts of Securities: Implications for Canadian Organizations
07/10/08 Communities Collaborating Institute 2008
07/10/08 Register for a free tele-learning session.
07/10/08 National Philanthropy Day vote postponed til Fall
07/10/08 CFC to launch new national brand at conference

JUNE

06/25/08 The Foundation of Greater Montreal, a Leader in the Philanthropic Arena
06/25/08 Abbotsford 2002 BC Disability Games Legacy - Eugene Reimer - President
06/25/08 Committee challenges government to act quickly on rural reform
06/25/08 CRA extends deadline for comments on Policy on Fundraising
06/25/08 New position at the Red Deer & District Community Foundation to work towards achievement of EveryOne’s Home: Red Deer’s Vision and Framework on Ending Homelessness by 2018
06/25/08 $1.1 million in grants announced to reduce poverty and improve neighbourhood life
06/25/08 Dauphin Plains Credit Union Goes 'Green'
06/25/08 Hamilton Community Foundation announces $1.1 million in grants to reduce poverty
06/16/08 Community Foundations of Canada Opens Registrations for CFC Conference 2008
06/11/08 Vancouver Foundation celebrates community success stories with new magazine
06/11/08 The Winnipeg Foundation to accept U.S. donations
06/11/08 CFC releases statement concerning the Banyan Tree Foundation
06/11/08 New toolkit to help community foundations tackle root causes of poverty
06/10/08 Community Foundation of Ottawa launches new eNewsletter
06/10/08 CFC hiring for the position of Coordinator, Communications and Administration
06/10/08 Photography contest for Waterloo Region’s Vital Signs® report

MAY

05/28/08 CFC offers condolences to family and colleagues of Katharine A. Pearson
05/14/08 Canada Meets Germany: Call for Applications
05/14/08 National Philanthropy Day legislation
05/14/08 Victoria Foundation’s youngest donor featured in Globe and Mail’s Giving Back column
05/14/08 Hamilton Community Foundation featured in an editorial about The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

APRIL

04/30/08 “Learning Communities” evening and symposium
04/30/08 Vancouver Foundation targets homelessness
04/30/08 Conservationist of the Year Award Winner
04/24/08 Vicki Burns to lead new Lake Winnipeg Watershed initiative
04/24/08 Urge Your Senator to Pass National Philanthropy Day Legislation!
04/17/08 CRA begins 90-day consultation on new guidelines on fundraising expenses
04/17/08 Toronto Community Foundation unveils transformed subway station as part of “Arts on Track”
04/17/08 CFC releases 2007 Members Statistics
04/17/08 Giving in Canada Keep Growing
04/16/08 Charitable sector election priorities
04/15/08 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration - Maritimes
04/15/08 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration - Ontario
04/15/08 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration - Western Region
04/15/08 Environmental Trust Fund
04/14/08 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program announces grants and product donations to strengthen community and heritage groups across Canada
04/11/08 Abbotsford Community Foundation supports the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre
04/11/08 John Arpin Memorial Endowment Fund

MARCH

03/26/08 2008 CRA Charities Information Sessions announced
03/26/08 Sector support saves Canadian Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participation.
03/18/08 Local Community Foundations Win Awards for Excellence in Communications
03/12/08 Message from Monica Patten
03/12/08 Imagine Canada adds Risk Management SmartTips to website
03/12/08 The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation Global Youth Fellowship program
03/12/08 The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society fall 2008 Senior International Fellows Program
03/12/08 Trevor P. Dueck Memorial Bursary Fund

FEBRUARY

02/20/08 BC funding partnership
02/20/08 Collaborative Leadership Retreat
02/20/08 2008 Donner Awards
02/20/08 HR Council for the Voluntary/Non-profit Sector launches new website
02/15/08 CFC seeking Director of Finance
02/13/08 The Winnipeg Foundation commits $3 million to its Downtown Green Spaces Strategy
02/13/08 Niagara Community Foundation launches new foundation video
02/12/08 Planned Giving
02/12/08 "Circle of Honour Awards" - Celebrating Community Giving
02/12/08 Abbotsford Community Foundation Welcomes Eagle West Cranes as a Major Donor to the Scholarship and Bursary Program

JANUARY

01/31/08 Monica Patten selected as 2008 Trudeau Mentor
01/30/08 Call for Proposals deadline: March 15
01/30/08 Charity Village features Vital Signs in its Cover Story
01/25/08 London Community Foundation poised to deliver strong granting program in 2008
01/23/08 Vancouver Foundation celebrates 65 years!
01/11/08 Free tele-learning event on the Registered Charity Information Return (T3010A)
01/08/08 New Grantcraft guide about managing the end of a funding relationship
01/07/08 2008 Therese Casgrain Volunteer Award Nominations
01/07/08 Template article available about Kids N Motion Endowment Fund
2007

DECEMBER

12/21/07 Foundation Directed Initiatives to provide $1 million to charities in our community
12/21/07 Learn more about CFC National Marketing Toolkits
12/21/07 Newly established Social Enterprise Fund appoints inaugural Executive Director
12/12/07 The Charities File - new web based resource centre to help organizations complete the T3010A
12/07/07 Healthy grant supports inner-city nutrition programs
12/07/07 $5 Million Investment will Deepen Poverty-Reduction Efforts in Hamilton
12/07/07 Healthy grant supports inner-city nutrition programs
12/07/07 Hamilton Community Foundation invests $5 million in poverty reduction
12/07/07 HCF Backgrounder

NOVEMBER

11/29/07 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program deadline is January 4th
11/28/07 Funding for Canadian Giving survey in jeopardy
11/28/07 The Victoria Foundation recently announced that one of the city’s oldest law firms, Horne Coupar, has joined 1% ForThe Planet (1% FTP)
11/28/07 Charity Village Cover Story features the first in a three-part series on Vital Signs
11/27/07 Local law firm Horne Coupar joins the ranks of environmental philanthropists through 1% For The Planet
11/14/07 Fifteen new community foundations join the CFs and the Environment initiative
11/09/07 Environmental conference calls Hamilton teens to action
11/08/07 Permanent fund to memorialize Constable Doug Scott Jr.
11/07/07 Spring Council on Foundations conference - Philanthropy’s Vision: A Leadership Summit
11/02/07 CFC comments on donor study featured in Globe and Mail
11/02/07 Temagami Foundation featured in Globe and Mail
11/01/07 2007 Charitable Donors Study Media Advisory released

OCTOBER

10/31/07 Edmonton Community Foundation launches Memorial and Traffic Safety Fund
10/31/07 Kids ‘N Motion grant application deadline is February 28.
10/31/07 The Philanthropist releases a new article, “Thinking Globally? Canadian Foundations and Trends in International Philanthropy”
10/31/07 Imagine Canada releases revised Ethical Code for Fundraising and Financial Accountability.
10/25/07 Mississauga's philanthropists to be acknowledged
10/17/07 Request for Proposals for Assisting Local Leaders with Immigrant Employment Strategies (ALLIES)
10/17/07 New study shows the powerful contributions of Canadian philanthropists at home and abroad
10/03/07 Vital Signs reports attract national media attention
10/02/07 Community Foundations of Canada releases Vital Signs, a New Annual Report on our Country's Quality of Life
10/01/07 Community foundations release Vital Signs
10/01/07 CFC releases first national Vital Signs report

SEPTEMBER

09/24/07 Partnership Fuels $36 million Scholarship Programs
09/24/07 Community Foundations set to release Local and National Vital Signs Reports
09/20/07 1% For the Planet video now available online!
09/20/07 CFC launches Conference 2008 website!
09/12/07 Community Foundations of Canada and Benjamin Moore announce expansion of Community Restoration Program
09/12/07 Benjamin Moore goes National with Community Restoration Program
09/12/07 Saskatoon Community Foundation Donor Featured in The Globe and Mail's Giving Back Column
09/12/07 Stratford and area community groups get boost from Benjamin Moore
09/05/07 Imagine Canada’s 2007 Business and Community Partnership Awards

AUGUST

08/29/07 Robert Putnam’s recently released study is generating considerable controversy south of the border.
08/22/07 Donor to the Fundy Community Foundation featured in The Globe and Mail's Giving Back column
08/13/07 Martha Powell appointed CEO of London Community Foundation
08/01/07 Socially Responsible Investing:Be socially conscious and still earn solid returns on investments

JULY

07/11/07 The Transatlantic Community Foundation Network releases “The Future of Community Foundations. A Transatlantic Perspective”
07/04/07 Community Foundations of Canada announces release date for Vital Signs, annual report card on health of communities
07/04/07 Planned Giving for Canadians
07/03/07 $1-Million Gift Supports Children

JUNE

06/20/07 Immigrant Children Conference 2007 to be held Guelph, ON on October 25-26
06/19/07 Xstrata Nickel Provides Largest Single Corporate Donation to The Sudbury Community Foundation
06/05/07 Community Foundations of Canada appoints new Board Chair
06/05/07 New endowment fund will support Cambridge community
06/05/07 Tamarack presents Communities Collaborating Institute in Kitchener, Ontario
06/05/07 Guide: Grantmaking with a Racial Equity Lens, is released

MAY

05/23/07 CFC celebrates 15 years
05/22/07 Community Foundations of Canada Celebrates 15th Anniversary
05/22/07 CFC Milestones
05/16/07 Grassroots Grantmakers releases report - A Legacy of Leadership and Support for Grassroots Grantmaking
05/16/07 Jeff Toews Memorial Fund established at the Community Foundation of Greater Grande Prairie
05/16/07 Jeff Toews Memorial Fund Established
05/16/07 CFC celebrates 15th anniversary
05/09/07 Edmonton Community Foundation partners on social enterprise fund
05/09/07 The Winnipeg Foundation wins award
05/04/07 Stepping Up…Stepping Forward: Creating Paths to Greater Giving

APRIL

04/25/07 Leadership for Canada’s Changing Communities – read the dialogue summary and add your voice now!
04/24/07 In Celebration of Earth Day, Community Foundation supports Literacy and Environmental Awareness
04/17/07 2007 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program
04/03/07 Community Foundations of Canada announces new partnership with 1% For The Planet, Mountain Equipment Co-op
04/03/07 Leading retailer launches environmental challenge to business
04/02/07 Fund Receives $85,000 Boost
04/02/07 Community Foundation Entrusted with CFUW Scholarship Fund
04/02/07 Community Foundation Announces New Fund for Belleisle Area Students
04/02/07 Community Foundations of Canada launches new environmental partnership

MARCH

03/27/07 Fall 2007 Senior International Fellows Program
03/27/07 Monica Patten quoted in Charity Village's News Byte about last week's Federal budget
03/19/07 Tax Change is Good News for Charities & Communities
Community foundations say tax break will encourage more giving
03/19/07 Tax Change is Good News for Charities & Communities
03/15/07 Leadership for Canada’s Changing Communities
03/07/07 Vancouver Foundation in the news
03/07/07 Business Contributions to Canadian Communities
03/05/07 Philanthropy in Canada hotter than ever
03/05/07 Third record-breaking year for community foundations

FEBRUARY

02/28/07 Essential Skills and Strategies for New Grantmakers
02/28/07 National Volunteer Week
02/14/07 CFC launches five revised French resources
02/14/07 Community foundations distribute class action settlement
02/14/07 Globe and Mail covers class action settlement to be distributed by community foundations
02/11/07 The Ultimate Gift Movie Screening – Philanthropy Goes Hollywood, via The Calgary Foundation
02/01/07 National grant program launched by BMO employees promotes healthy, active lifestyles for youth
02/01/07 "What Donors Want" Teleconference Session

JANUARY

01/03/07 Charity Village Leadership Series interviews CFC's CEO
2006

DECEMBER

12/20/06 Vital Signs part of TV Ontario interview
12/20/06 Community foundations featured in Canadian Business Wealth Issue
12/18/06 Extensive manual explains why to do it, how to do it
12/18/06 Hamilton CAS receives 400 toy bears for children coming into care
12/13/06 Greater Montreal’s Vital Signs®, a first annual check-up on the metropolitan region’s quality of life!
12/13/06 New initiatives designed to address growing insurance issues facing Canada’s non-profit sector
12/13/06 Imagine Canada library update
12/13/06 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation celebrates 30th anniversary
12/05/06 TD Report says boomers will change face of charities
12/05/06 Canadian FundRaiser promotes CFC’s new Communications & Marketing Manual
12/05/06 Scotiabank unveils Aqueduct Foundation
12/05/06 Mayor donates $2.34 million to Community Foundation of Mississauga
12/05/06 Hamilton uses the power of art to tackle the issue of poverty
12/05/06 New Charitable Giving Program launched by BMO Nesbitt Burns
12/04/06 Anonymous Donor Gives $24 Million to Foundation of Greater Montreal

NOVEMBER

11/30/06 Local Resident Leaves $450,000 to Surrey Foundation Endowment Funds
11/22/06 Learning to Engage
11/22/06 CFSource announces Canada’s Vital Signs
11/22/06 CFSource announces Canada’s Vital Signs
11/09/06 Raise the Profile of Philanthropy on National Philanthropy Day
11/08/06 Voluntary Gateway E-Newsletter
11/02/06 TCFN announces Canada’s Vital Signs
11/02/06 Charity Village looks at realities of being an executive director

OCTOBER

10/26/06 Public expresses views about charities
10/26/06 Theory of Change website
10/26/06 New Wings e-library
10/26/06 Justin Trudeau meets with youth at Victoria Foundation's 70th anniversary celebration
10/24/06 Community foundations release first report cards on health of communities
10/19/06 Vital Signs attracts unprecedented media coverage
10/19/06 The Management of Non-Profit and Charitable Organizations in Canada
10/19/06 Drowning in Data
10/19/06 Executive Transitions
10/18/06 Vital Signs checkup inaugurated in four cities
10/12/06 New report on housing and homelessness
10/12/06 Community Foundation of PEI featured in Charity Village cover story
10/03/06 Community Foundations release first report cards on health of communities
Vancouver, Victoria and Ottawa join Toronto in measuring their cities’ Vital Signs

SEPTEMBER

09/28/06 Philanthropy Journal series overviews Canadian philanthropy
09/28/06 Community Foundation of Ottawa profiled in Ottawa Citizen article about Vital Signs
09/28/06 Neighbourhood Projects Give Reason to Celebrate
Community Party to be Held at Cathedral High School
09/20/06 CFC featured in “Making your Organization Bilingual” article
09/20/06 New from Imagine Canada
09/20/06 Hamilton Community Foundation Invitation
YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED
09/14/06 Caledon Institute of Social Policy releases paper on the “communities agenda.”
09/07/06 National Toolkits Make Marketing Easier Than Ever
09/07/06 New Report on building Successful Collaborations
09/07/06 Cranbrook and District Community Foundation Receives Significant Donation

AUGUST

08/30/06 CFC mentioned in cover story on preparing newcomers for life in Canada
08/30/06 CFC/Law Commission immigration study featured in TCFN newsletter
08/23/06 New report: Empowering the Canadian Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector: Connecting Social Change and Social Development with the Social Source Technology Movement in Canada
08/23/06 SAINT JOHN HARBOUR BRIDGE AUTHORITY AND COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE THOMAS L. MCGLOAN, Q.C. FUND
Fund to Honour Community Leader and Driving Force behind Harbour Bridge Project
08/16/06 Maytree Public Policy Training Institute accepting applications
08/16/06 Advisors Edge features community foundations and SYC program in article on Donor Advised Funds.
08/16/06 Victoria Foundation Trademarks Tagline
- connecting people who care with causes that matter® -
08/03/06 Request for Proposals for External Review of CFC Youth in Philanthropy Initiative
08/01/06 Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society fellowship opportunity
08/01/06 New Canadian non-profit work site just launched
08/01/06 Philanthropic Foundations Canada annual report highlights

JULY

07/18/06 New Immigration study receives tremendous coverage
07/18/06 Two new guides for grant makers.
07/18/06 Community Foundation Services resources and reports
07/13/06 2006 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program Grants Awarded
07/12/06 Brantford Community Foundation featured in Charity Village.
07/12/06 Peter Hero’s speech at CFC national conference highlighted in Transatlantic Community Foundation Network newsletter.
07/12/06 New online space for connecting people with Canadian resources in the community-based sector.
07/11/06 New Study Released! Unsettled: Legal and Policy Barriers for Newcomers to Canada
07/06/06 New Mackenzie Charitable Giving Fund helps Canadians plan to maximize donations over time
07/05/06 Prize winners for completion of CFC's Compensation Survey
07/05/06 Hamilton Community Foundation featured in article on Poverty Reduction.
07/05/06 Warren Buffett outlines plan to give the bulk of his fortune to charity.

JUNE

06/26/06 EACCC Final Report on Cities and Communities recently released.
06/26/06 Community-building workbook now available.
06/26/06 Paper by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations available.
06/19/06 Worldwide Initiatives for Grantmaker Support is seeking a Director, WINGS Global Fund for Community Foundations
06/19/06 Victoria Foundation receives Award of Excellence from Canadian Public Relations Society
06/12/06 Fellowships available at the Centre on Philanthropy and Civil Society
06/08/06 Community Foundation Turns Thirty at Harbour Passage Garden Party
06/06/06 Professional Advisors e-Resource updated
06/06/06 CFC’s Partnership with BMO profiled in article about RBC Charitable Gift Program
06/06/06 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating just released

MAY

05/31/06 Special Report - Five Smart Ideas to Improve Donor Communication
05/31/06 New report examines changing agenda of corporate philanthropy
05/31/06 Now Available: Building Bridges: A Tool for Engaging Diverse Communities
05/24/06 Post conference materials now available for CFC 2006 National Conference
05/24/06 New Community Foundation report published
05/07/06 Second consecutive year of record-breaking donations for Canada’s community foundations
05/03/06 Canadian media outlets cover the launch of Vital Signs® national project
05/03/06 Canadian Press story on expected tax breaks in Federal Budget quotes CFC's Monica Patten
05/03/06 Community foundations featured in Globe article on Federal Budget tax change
05/03/06 CFC applauds tax change in Federal Budget
05/03/06 CFC issues pre-budget media advisory

APRIL

04/24/06 Statistics Canada is asking organizations to promote Census Day - May 16, 2006
04/24/06 Community foundations to issue annual report cards on health of communities
04/18/06 Register Now for CFC's 2006 National Conference
04/10/06 Monica Patten is featured speaker in upcoming Tamarack tele-learning seminar on movements for change
04/10/06 Early Bird registration for this year’s conference closes tomorrow, Wednesday 12 April.
04/03/06 The Winnipeg Foundation’s Rick Frost recently gave a keynote presentation in Singapore on the topic Community Foundations in the World of Philanthropy
04/03/06 The Community Foundation of Ottawa launches its first youth-led grants program

MARCH

03/27/06 Monica Patten is featured speaker in upcoming Tamarack tele-learning seminar on movements for change
03/27/06 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program invites applications in seven Ontario communities – deadline May 26, 2006.
03/27/06 Central Ontario's largest law firm establishes an Endowment with Huronia Communities Foundation

FEBRUARY

02/27/06 Environmental Leadership and Management (ELM) Program
02/13/06 Major Gift to Huronia Communities Foundation
02/10/06 Fondations communautaires du Canada dévoile le programme de sa 9e conférence nationale French Only
02/10/06 Community Foundations of Canada announces 9th National Conference program
02/06/06 Record Year of Granting for The Winnipeg Foundation

JANUARY

01/30/06 Tamarack’s Vibrant Communities to focus on community foundation social justice work
01/16/06 Fredericton Community Foundation to award grant in 2006 of up to $50,000
01/10/06 CFC 2006 National Conference Website Launched!
2005

DECEMBER

12/19/05 CFC’s Social Justice Survey Published
12/12/05 The December 6th Victims Foundation Against Violence Joins the Foundation of Greater Montreal

NOVEMBER

11/28/05 Government of Québec and community foundations launch generous matching grants program
11/28/05 Foundation of Greater Montreal: A partner dedicated to promoting culture
11/21/05 Hamilton Community Foundation is the subject of a recent paper in the Harvard Family Research Project's periodical, The Evaluation Exchange
11/21/05 Canadian Fundraiser gives practical advice on how to proceed when searching for a new Executive Director
11/21/05 Greater Saint John Community Foundation announces new fund for National Philanthropy Day
11/21/05 Upcoming Teleconference on the Future of Family Philanthropy
11/14/05 To celebrate National Philanthropy Day, The Guelph Community Foundation has announced $1.14 million in new gifts

OCTOBER

10/31/05 CFC's article on Social Justice, Shifting Focus, is featured on the Foundation News and Commentary website
10/31/05 Fondation communautaire Gaspésie – Les Îles receives $200 000 from Canada Economic Development for 3 part initiative to stop the exodus of young people from the region.
10/31/05 Hamilton Community Foundation holds youth environment conference
10/24/05 Lethbridge Community Foundation receives $5 million
10/24/05 Community Foundation of Mississauga receives 5 million to create endowment fund
10/17/05 National grant program launched by BMO employees promotes healthy, active lifestyles for youth
10/13/05 New Report indicates that community foundations are entering a pivotal era
10/03/05 New report on Social Capital as a valuable Public Policy tool
10/03/05 Philanthropy Explosion: It's not just for the wealthy anymore
10/03/05 CFO launches innovative program designed to inspire local entrepreneurs and investors to invest in the future of their community

SEPTEMBER

09/26/05 CF-LINKS Teleconference Workshop on Market Performance in 2005 and 2006 - with top investment experts from McLean Budden - approaching quickly on Nov. 2nd
09/19/05 Almost half of all Canadians donated to tsunami disaster relief.
09/19/05 Web page addresses questions raised by the New Orleans disaster and ensuing community collapse
09/19/05 Abbotsford CF receives $100,000 from 2004 BC Summer Games surplus funds
09/12/05 The Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) launches new LEAVE A LEGACY website
09/12/05 The Philanthropic Initiative offers free open forum for funders on community revitalization
09/07/05 Hamilton Community Foundation funds new program to help students stay in school
09/06/05 Council on Foundations' website offers resources for those interested in providing relief to the victims of Hurricane Katrina
09/06/05 Hurricane Katrina Update from ICF (September 2, 2005)

AUGUST

08/22/05 Steve Gunderson to Head Council on Foundations
08/15/05 Publication from roundtable offers new approach to evaluating community change
08/15/05 Article outlines origin and current significance of 'The Social Economy'
08/15/05 Report describes achievements of Community Economic Development programs for women
08/15/05 CFC to Present at Council on Foundations Conference for Community Foundations
08/08/05 Article published in defense of small community foundations
08/08/05 New publication on improving and strengthening grant making organizations
08/03/05 WINGS-CF publishes their 2005 Community Foundation Global Status Report
08/03/05 New resources available on organizing site visits for donors
08/03/05 Synergos invites applications for Senior Fellows Program Class of 2006

JULY

07/25/05 Report released on the expense patterns of largest U.S. foundations.
07/25/05 New report available on holistic programs to help women and their families achieve financial well-being
07/25/05 Civicus provides update on G8 summit
07/25/05 CPRN publishes presentation on Non-profits in the Place-Based Policy Era
07/18/05 The Power of Giving was #1 best-selling book on Amazon.ca
07/13/05 Cambridge kid’s centres get big boost from Benjamin Moore
07/11/05 Social Development Canada calls for proposals for anti-poverty initiatives
07/11/05 HR Council for the Voluntary/Non-Profit Sector launches their new website
07/04/05 Barrie to launch Canada’s 150th community foundation
07/02/05 The Canadian Commission for UNESCO is looking for young people to participate in its youth sector
07/01/05 Greater Saint John bi-annual grants total $148,370

JUNE

06/28/05 Charity.ca ceases operation of online donation portal
06/27/05 US Foundation Center’s "Foundation Yearbook: Facts and Figures on Private and Community Foundations, 2005 Edition" published (PDF)
06/26/05 Partnership of BC Community Foundations Allocates $60K to Priority Projects
06/14/05 Greater Saint John Community Foundation Organizes 2nd Annual Garden Party for Environmental Project
06/12/05 2005 US Fall Conference for Community Foundations - on-line registration now open
06/12/05 WINGS publishes the 2005 Community Foundation Global Status Report
06/05/05 Asia-Pacific Philanthropy Consortium to host WINGS Secretariat for 2007 - 2010
06/05/05 BMO CEO Accepts Best Corporate Citizen of the Year Award
06/05/05 Local citizen leaves over $900,000 to Guelph Community Foundation

MAY

05/30/05 Law Commission of Canada and CFC join forces to study barriers to successful immigration settlement
05/30/05 The Eastern Townships Community Foundation launches
05/30/05 Youth in Philanthropy summer student to undertake project with CFC
05/30/05 RFP announced for Community Scholar in Law Reform Project
05/27/05 Provocative article by Emmett D. Carson on how to ensure accountable foundation practices
05/27/05 Governor General to address Edmonton Community Foundation AGM
05/24/05 New report from the Stanford Social Innovation Review, "The Reality Underneath the Buzz of Partnerships: The potential and pitfalls of partnering" by Francie Ostrower
05/20/05 Niagara Community Foundation announces its largest ever estate gift
05/19/05 The Calgary Foundation announces new President & CEO
05/17/05 Hamilton Community Foundation issues news release about local poverty initiative
05/10/05 City of Kenora Gifts $286,000 to Local Community Foundation
05/09/05 Research promises major boost for thousands of Canadian non-profit organizations
05/09/05 Industry Canada's IM/IT Secretariat successfully completes its activities and delivers a five component strategy of technological tools and services
05/09/05 Lawson Foundation Honours Four Outstanding Canadians including CFC's Monica Patten
05/05/05 The Calgary Foundation announces banner year in 2004
05/03/05 Ontario Network - Canada Volunteerism Network nonprofit project funding available - deadline June 17th
05/02/05 The Foundation of Greater Montreal announces creation of the Hope Fund
05/02/05 The Foundation of Greater Montreal achieves all objectives

APRIL

04/27/05 Philanthropic leaders from North America, Europe to gather in Ottawa
04/21/05 Globe and Mail profiles community foundations
04/20/05 2004 a record-breaker for Canada’s community foundations
04/18/05 Voluntary Sector Forum has new structure as VSI moves into final year
04/15/05 Web-based survey collecting data for a National Study of Board Governance Practices in the Canadian non-profit sector
04/11/05 The first report tracking foundation support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues published in the US
04/11/05 Prairieaction Foundation announces its Second Call for Proposals for Community Grants Program
04/08/05 Voluntary/Non-profit Organizations Say Yes to Human Resources Council
04/08/05 Vancouver Foundation Appoints Faye Wightman as President and CEO
04/05/05 BMO/CFC Alliance highlighted in Macleans magazine profile of new style donors
04/04/05 Community Foundations of Canada receives $250,000 grant from Ford Foundation
04/01/05 New Technology Grantmaking Tools Now Available from Voluntary Sector Initiative

MARCH

03/29/05 Canada Boasts Second Largest Nonprofit Sector in the World (Charity Village, March 28)
03/24/05 New in March: Voluntary Sector Forum publishes several useful reports
03/24/05 Parution du numéro de mars 2005 du bulletin du Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire French Only
03/24/05 Voluntary Sector Forum publishes March 2005 newsletter
03/18/05 Charity Village profiles "The Ups and Downs of Offering and Accepting Pro Bono Work"
03/18/05 The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society announces the Senior International Fellows Program for fall 2005
03/04/05 Summer Internships Available for 2005 through Community Experience Initiative

FEBRUARY

02/17/05 Academic papers and presentations from Community Foundations: Symposium on a Global Movement now available
02/17/05 Find out more about National Volunteer Week, 17-23 April 2005
02/17/05 Learning from the World, The Imagine Canada/Johns Hopkins University International Symposium (22-23 March 2005, Toronto)
02/14/05 Toronto Star profiles community foundation option for donors
02/14/05 Spring 2005: FREE Thaw the Chill on Advocacy by Charities Workshops are again being held across Canada by IMPACS
02/11/05 Voluntary Sector Forum publishes February 2005 newsletter
02/07/05 Voluntary Sector Human Resources Council Feasibility Study publishes results of on-line survey of on HR priorities

JANUARY

01/31/05 Applications invited: Donner Canadian Foundation Awards for Excellence in the Delivery of Social Services
01/31/05 Greater Saint John Community Foundation shares year-end financials and list of grants
01/28/05 Funding partnership in the Fraser Valley announced by Abbotsford Community Foundation
01/19/05 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program invites applications in six Ontario communities – deadline April 1, 2005
01/17/05 CCP and NVO announce new merged organization: Imagine Canada
01/14/05 Social Development Canada has posted an RFP for an issue paper on the social economy (January 27 deadline)
01/11/05 Director, External Relations, Volunteer Canada
01/11/05 Directeur, Relations extérieures, Bénévoles Canada French Only
01/10/05 The Community Services Council Newfoundland and Labrador is looking for a Portal Project Manager
01/07/05 TSUNAMIS ET SECOURS D’URGENCE – LE POINT French Only
01/06/05 TSUNAMI RELIEF UPDATE
01/03/05 Napanee District Community Foundation channelling donations to Canadian Red Cross for Tsunami Relief
01/03/05 Charity Village recommande des organismes d’aide internationale aux Canadiens désireux de faire des dons pour venir en aide aux pays touchés par le tremblement de terre et les tsunamis French Only
01/03/05 Voluntary Sector Evaluation Research Project (VSERP) issues fact sheet on performance measurement for Canadian voluntary organizations
01/03/05 International aid organizations recommended by Charity Village for Canadians looking to send financial assistance to countries affected by earthquake and tsunamis
2004

DECEMBER

12/23/04 Landmark study reveals size and scope of nonprofit and voluntary sector and its role in Ontario
12/22/04 Toronto Star: Food banks to benefit from price-fixing case
12/22/04 Class Action Proceeds Benefit More Than 85 Charities: Food charities receive funds just in time for holiday season
12/17/04 Standing Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce releases interim report with recommendations on charitable giving
12/10/04 NLI Peer Group Project a Success in Building Non-Profit Executive Director Job Satisfaction
12/09/04 The Government of Canada and Voluntary Sector release their report The Journey Continues: The Second Report to Canadians on Implementing An Accord Between the Government of Canada and the Voluntary Sector
12/08/04 Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador makes first grants
12/08/04 Edmonton Community Foundation announces new CEO
12/08/04 Vancouver Foundation searching for new President & CEO
12/06/04 Community Foundations of Canada Launches On-line Bookstore, Unveils New Resources

NOVEMBER

11/29/04 CFC launches a special section on Social Justice Philanthropy
11/29/04 Les bulletins du Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire : novembre 2004 French Only
11/29/04 Voluntary Sector Forum Info Newsletters - November 2004
11/26/04 Guelph Community Foundation donors contribute $650,000 for new Arts and Culture fund
11/26/04 Social Innovation in Canada - new report from Canadian Policy Research Networks
11/26/04 The Voluntary Sector Initiative Process Evaluation - Final Evaluation Report
11/26/04 Évaluation de l'Initiative sur le secteur bénévole et communautaire : Rapport d'évaluation final French Only
11/25/04 Partnership between private sector, Ontario government, City of Toronto and Toronto Community Foundation creates innovative new housing program
11/19/04 Canadians Shine at International Gathering
11/19/04 National Post profiles BMO/CFC Alliance and the benefit of giving through community foundations
11/19/04 Free IMPACS charity workshops: Thaw the Chill on Advocacy in Victoria, Vancouver, Surrey and Kelowna
11/19/04 Saskatoon Foundation establishes a Youth Advisory Council
11/15/04 Media release - National Philanthropy Day: Community Foundations Launch Charitable Giving Toolkit for Investment Professionals, Lawyers
11/12/04 Funding Matters II released by Canadian Council on Social Development
11/08/04 Price Fixing Lawsuit Nets Funds for Food Banks, Breakfast Programs
11/05/04 New Caledon Institute report on managing for sustainability
11/05/04 November 16 Empire Club speech to be broadcast on the Web - new president of the organization formed by CCP/NVO merger
11/05/04 Check out the speeches and sessions from the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy's Symposium 2004 using CCP's Webcast tool

OCTOBER

10/31/04 BMO Employee Foundation Creates Fund to Combat Childhood Obesity
10/28/04 Local family establishes new funds with Greater Saint John Community Foundation
10/28/04 Medicine Hat Community Foundation receives gift in excess of $600,000
10/25/04 Le CCP et le RONB invitent les personnes intéressées à présenter leur candidature au poste de vice-présidente ou vice-président chargé(e) des politiques publiques et des relations gouvernementales (à Ottawa) d’un nouvel organisme French Only
10/25/04 Volunteer Canada members to save up to 30% off DOL insurance through new National Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Insurance program
10/25/04 Higher Impact: Improving Foundation Performance - March 2005 seminar from the Center for Effective Philanthropy (US)
10/25/04 Nominations invited for the fifth annual Arthur Kroeger College Awards for Public Affairs
10/18/04 Voluntary Sector Forum looking to fill contract position for Policy Analyst - Liability Issues
10/15/04 The Muttart Foundation has released “Talking About Charities” 2004 – a national public-opinion poll in which Canadians give their impressions about charities and issues affecting charities
10/01/04 Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society's Emerging Leaders 2005 International Fellows Program - October 29 application deadline
10/01/04 An ex-Montrealer reconnects with his home town by donating half a million dollars to the Foundation of Greater Montreal

SEPTEMBER

09/30/04 Nouveau Siècle, Nouveaux Risques : Enjeux pour le développement social, Montréal, les 18 et 19 novembre 2004 French Only
09/30/04 New Century, New Risks: Challenges for Social Development in Canada, Montreal, 18-19 November 2004
09/28/04 Check out the latest communications training opportunities from IMPACS
09/28/04 2004 National Scholarship Providers Association Annual Conference in Montreal, 27-29 October
09/27/04 September 2004 Voluntary Sector Forum Info Newsletter published
09/27/04 Just Released! Satellite account of nonprofit institutions and volunteering
09/27/04 Just Released! Cornerstones of Community: Highlights of the National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations
09/20/04 Liability Insurance and the Voluntary Sector – Framing the Issues
09/20/04 Greater Saint John Community Foundation Holds Gardening Party for Environmental Project
09/15/04 The Winnipeg Foundation releases first issue of a publication that profiles philanthropy and the community
09/13/04 Worlwide INitiatives for Grantmaker Support (WINGS) launches a new Web site
09/07/04 "CCP, StatsCan bring new sector research to the table" - 31 August issue of Canadian FundRaiser eNews

AUGUST

08/31/04 Charity Village's cover story for 30 August - Canada's growing youth philanthropy movement
08/25/04 Socially Responsible Investing
08/25/04 The Knowledge Development Centre Launches its 2005 Funding Competition!
08/19/04 "People Power and Voluntary Organizations: The Challenge of Human Resource Policy", 5th Annual National Forum of the Public Policy and Third Sector Initiative, Kingston, Ontario, October 22-23, 2004
08/18/04 Canadian Donor's Guide - 2004 edition now available
08/12/04 High-Engagement Philanthropy: A Bridge to a More Effective Social Sector (June 2004, Venture Philanthropy Partners and Community Wealth Ventures)
08/12/04 Discussion paper and transcript consider the place and purpose of philanthropy in a modern liberal democracy available from the Hudson Insitute (US)
08/09/04 Tamarack: An Institute for Community Engagement profiles community foundations in a special section of their Web site
08/05/04 If you work in the voluntary sector and manage paid staff, your help with a Web survey is needed by the HR Council

JULY

07/29/04 Towards a new partnership for community building - A report from the Private/Voluntary Sector Forum
07/23/04 The 2004 Federal Budget introduced regulatory changes to Canadian charities for the first time in more than 20 years. Bob Wyatt, Voluntary Sector Co-chair of the Joint Table on Legal and Regulatory Reform explains in a recent Calgary presentation.
07/23/04 CCP and NVO invite nominations to build the Board of a new organization for the sector
07/18/04 "Local Donor Collaboration: Lessons from Baltimore and Beyond" is a new report from the US that shares useful lessons for grantmaker partnerships
07/08/04 A new framework document sets out a vision for the development of the UK's voluntary and community sector infrastructure over the next ten years
07/08/04 A Canadian resource to keep in mind: In Kind Canada
07/07/04 "Philanthropy's Forgotten Resource? Engaging the Individual Donor" is an interesting report from the US
07/05/04 New GrantCraft publication: "Grant Making with a Gender Lens"

JUNE

06/30/04 You can contribute to the next annual report to Canadians by participating in the Forum's nationwide survey, Taking the Accord Forward 2004!
06/30/04 Thinking Beyond the Box: Thinking strategically about technology grantmaking in Canada’s voluntary sector
06/30/04 Greater Saint John Community Foundation Announces New Fund for Local Charities and UNBSJ
06/28/04 Medicine Hat Community Foundation Grants Nearly $200,000
06/28/04 June 2004 Voluntary Sector Forum Info Newsletter published
06/28/04 A new book, "Just Money - A Critique of Contemporary American Philanthropy", shares the reflections of a generation of philanthropic leaders
06/25/04 Synergos: Call for Applications, Senior Fellows Program Class of 2005
06/18/04 Victoria Foundation Receives $1.5 million Agency Fund
06/14/04 Tides Canada announces photo contest
06/14/04 EMAGINE builds on Imagine program and asks entrepreneurs and investors to pledge 1 to 5% of future profits to charity
06/07/04 "Understanding Canadian Donors" recently published by CCP
06/01/04 CFC Unveils New Web Resource for Grantmakers

MAY

05/31/04 "Foundations for Success: Emerging Trends in Grantmakers' Use of the Internet" released by Interactive Applications Group, Inc.
05/31/04 WINGS publishes the 2004 Community Foundation Global Status Report
05/27/04 Huronia Communities Foundation and North Simcoe Healthy Streams Project awarded grant from Ontario Trillium Foundation
05/25/04 CFC's how to resources now available - visit CFC's Publications page to find out how to order our manuals, etc.
05/19/04 CFC Position Posting: Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
05/18/04 Community Foundations of Canada publishes its 2003 Annual Report
05/18/04 The Urban Institute (US) publishes executive summary of "Attitudes and Practices Concerning Effective Philanthropy"
05/10/04 "Listening to Grantees: What Nonprofits Value in Their Foundation Funders" published by US Center for Effective Philanthropy
05/07/04 Quebec City hosts Community Foundations of Canada/Des fondations du monde entier convergent sur Québec
05/03/04 Progressive Technology Project in the US releases report on technology needs of community organizations

APRIL

04/29/04 Greater Saint John Community Foundation supports students in environmental activities
04/26/04 Foundation Growth and Giving Estimates - 2003 Preview, now available from the US Foundation Center
04/19/04 Read the first edition of BMO and CFC's Supporting Your Community newsletter -- a publication dedicated to the first collaboration between a major Canadian financial institution and CFC's network of community foundations
04/19/04 Now available on the VSI Web site, "Resources for Accountability and Financial Management in the Voluntary Sector"
04/14/04 Conference – Weekly update: Early Bird Registration closes April 15th/Conférence – Bulletin d’information hebdomadaire – La date limite pour les inscriptions hâtives: le 15 avril
04/05/04 Now available on the VSI Web site, “Inventory of Effective Practices in Financing and Resourcing of Voluntary Sector Organizations in Canada”
04/05/04 Le « Répertoire des pratiques exemplaires en matière de financement et d'obtention des ressources des organismes du secteur bénévole et communautaire au Canada» French Only

MARCH

03/29/04 Points saillants des séances parallèles–Il y a deux séances à deux volets. Durant ces séances, les participants pourront aborder en profondeur deux questions importantes-L’engagement des donateurs et L’édification de communautés justes French Only
03/29/04 Concurrent Sessions Highlight: This year the conference will feature two double sessions with the opportunity for participants to tackle two important issues in a comprehensive manner - Donor Engagement and Creating a Just Community
03/26/04 CFC and BMO Launch Program to Support Community Giving
03/23/04 Conférence – Rappel hebdomadaire – Plus que sept semaines avant la conférence! Ce sera bientôt l’heure de notre … Rendez-vous Québec – Ne tardez pas à vous inscrire et à faire vos réservations à l’hôtel! French Only
03/23/04 Conference – Weekly update: Just seven weeks to go! Rendez-vous Québec is coming up soon - register and make your hotel arrangements now!
03/08/04 Grantcraft releases a new guide - Working With Start-Ups
03/03/04 The Centre for Voluntary Sector Research and Development is seeking a Bilingual Project Coordinator

FEBRUARY

02/27/04 CF-LINKS 2004 Program Guide
02/23/04 Broadening Philanthropy in Ontario's Communities - Project Update
02/23/04 Community Foundations of Canada Unveils 8th National Conference
02/19/04 Hamilton Community Foundation Targets Poverty Reduction with $3-Million Commitment
02/13/04 The Voluntary Sector Forum newsletter/ Bulletin du Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire
2003

DECEMBER

12/12/03 Visit the Media Stories section of CFC's Newsroom to view a round-up of media coverage from across Canada regarding the launch of CFC and BMO's new philanthropic program
12/08/03 New Resource from Volunteer Canada-Preparing Voluntary Boards
12/02/03 The Co-operators Donate $10,000 to CFC

NOVEMBER

11/28/03 The Voluntary Sector Forum is pleased to announce the publication of its fourth newsletter/Le Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire est fier d'annoncer la publication de son 4e bulletin
11/25/03 New Partnership between Abbotsford Community Foundation and United Way of Fraser Valley Expands Funding Capacity
11/25/03 The Community Foundation of Greater Kingston funds Ten Projects in New Environmental Initiative
11/25/03 South Saskatchewan Community Foundation partners with The United Way of Regina to launch the Tomorrow Fund
11/24/03 The Winnipeg Foundation Makes Record-setting Grant to Canadian Human Rights Museum
11/18/03 BMO Financial Group and Canada’s Community Foundations Join Forces to Bolster Community Giving/BMO Groupe financier et Fondations communautaires du Canada conjuguent leurs efforts pour soutenir les collectivités
11/17/03 Victoria Foundation plants the seeds of Philanthropy in three high schools

OCTOBER

10/27/03 Non-profits hurt by lack of benefits - as posted in The Globe and Mail
10/08/03 WINGS and the Russian Donors Forum are organizing a peer learning event for emerging organizations
10/08/03 The Canadian Evaluation Society National Capital Chapter invites all to their Annual Conference - Focus: Building Evaluation Capacity in the Voluntary Sector
10/08/03 Four Things the Federal Government Can Do to Help Canadian Communities - presentation to the Standing Committee on Finance
10/08/03 The Toronto Community Foundation has published its annual Vital Signs - a measurement of the health of the community

SEPTEMBER

09/22/03 The Human Resources in the Voluntary Sector has many new tools available on their web site
09/22/03 The Center for Civil Society Studies is now accepting applications for their International Fellows in Philanthropy Program
09/22/03 The New Brunswick Association of Fundraising Professionals are hosting a Privacy Legislation luncheon in Fredericton
09/22/03 Call for submissions from the The Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers and its New Ventures in Philanthropy initiative for their 2004 conference
09/22/03 Issue Alert from the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy on the law that regulates advocacy charities
09/15/03 CIVICUS is hosting its fifth biennial World Assembly in March 2004 - "Acting Together for a Just World"
09/09/03 CFC launches new bilingual Environmental site
09/09/03 New guidelines on charities, advocacy and political activities to be released by CCRA - IMPACS is urging charities to reexamine the issues
09/09/03 Please welcome CFC's newest member!
09/05/03 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program awards $25,000 in grants and $5,500 of Benjamin Moore paint to eight community groups in Ontario
09/02/03 British Columbia Forest Fires
09/02/03 Information has been posted regarding the Community Foundations: Symposium on a Global Movement
09/02/03 VSERP invites you to a presentation of findings of their National Survey
09/02/03 The Voluntary Sector Evaluation Research Project (VSERP) has posted community-based evaluation tools on their web site.
09/02/03 The Social Justice paper "Potential and Limitations of Social Justice Grantmaking" is now available in French

AUGUST

08/25/03 CFC Welcomes Newest Member!
08/25/03 Greater Saint John Community Foundation's Executive Director, Jane Barry, shares her good news with the community
08/25/03 Georgie Day, Atlantic Regional Coordinator Interviewed on Career Changes and Choices
08/19/03 Good Governance Newsletter provided by Banff Executive Leadership Inc.
08/11/03 Huronia Communities Foundation's weekly ads are starting to pay off!
08/11/03 Funding Opportunity: Voluntary Organizations working in Health are invited to submit proposals
08/11/03 Brockville Community Foundation wins Mott Foundation Scholarship
08/05/03 The Synergos Institute is now accepting applications for the Senior Fellowship program, Class of 2004
08/05/03 WINGS-CF Global Report now in pdf format for easier printing (currently in English only)
08/05/03 Engaging Youth in Community Development - Salzburg Seminar Oct. 2003

JULY

07/29/03 The Board of Directors of Volunteer Canada Announced the Selection of the New President
07/23/03 The Winnipeg Foundation now has their "Did You Know" TV spots available on their web site.
07/23/03 Funding Matters: The Impact of Canada's New Funding Regime on Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations
07/23/03 Retiring Baby Boomers and the Looming Workforce Shift
07/14/03 Greater Saint John Community Foundation receives $25,000 McKean Family Foundation gift
07/07/03 The Drucker Foundation is looking for the $20,000 Drucker Award winner for 2003 - it could be your program
07/07/03 Brampton and Area Community Foundation has reached its targeted goal of $1 million in endowment funds and donations
07/07/03 Greater Saint John Community Foundation makes leaps forward with the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation Environmental Initiative
07/07/03 The Canadian Centre for Philanthropy is pleased to announce the launch of the Knowledge Development Centre!

JUNE

06/30/03 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program applications closed. More info...
06/30/03 Vancouver Foundation partners with City and Four Pillars Fund to help organizations dealing with the drug problem of the Downtown Eastside
06/30/03 The Voluntary Sector Forum requests that you complete their survey on the implementation of Accords and Codes
06/30/03 Editorial - Community Foundation of Ottawa: "Bequests That Build Our City"
06/23/03 Voluntary Sector Forum has released its Summer 2003 Info Newsletter
06/23/03 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation invitation: “Engaging the Public in Environmental Stewardship and Sharing of Resources”
06/23/03 West Vancouver Community Foundation partnering with the West Vancouver School District in its Prevention and Early Intervention Program for Substance Abuse
06/23/03 Brockville Community Foundation Celebrates Its First Multi Grant Announcement
06/16/03 Position Posting: Donor Service Administrator - Kitchener/Waterloo CF
06/16/03 Hamilton Community Foundation launches Innovative Neighbourhood Grants Program
06/16/03 2003 Awards of Rural Excellence Call for Nominations
06/16/03 New tools & information available on the Developing Human Resources in the Voluntary Sector (HRVS) Web site
06/10/03 London Community Foundation's Celebration 2003
06/10/03 London Community Foundation announces the Joseph Rea Environmental Fund
06/10/03 The Center for the Study of Philanthropy is pleased to announce two unique fellowship opportunities
06/02/03 Hamilton Community Foundation Awards First Grants from New Fund for Kids In Recreation

MAY

05/26/03 Summer Fun F.A.N. Club success in Fundy
05/26/03 The Community Foundation of Ottawa kicked off a year of celebrations to mark its fifteenth anniversary with the launch of the publication of its history
05/20/03 Research paper: The Capacity to Serve: A Qualitative Study of the Challenges Facing Canada's Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations is available to download
05/20/03 Huronia Communities Foundation sets up a new fund for Professional Advisors
05/20/03 The 2003 Community Foundation Global Status Report is now available on the WINGS-CF website
05/12/03 Fundy Community Foundation Hosts Community Dialogue Series
05/12/03 Greater Saint John Community Foundation announces Dear Author Contest winners
05/12/03 A unique invitation to a National Environmental Partnership
05/12/03 Update from the Developing Human Resources in the Voluntary Sector (HRVS) Project!
05/12/03 GrantBenefit – CFC’s web resource for demonstrating grantmaking impact is now available for preview
05/05/03 The Greater Saint John Community Foundation Executive Director, Jane Barry, profiled in the St. John Telegraph Journal
05/05/03 Benjamin Moore Community Restoration Program invites applications in six Ontario communities – deadline June 15, 2003
05/05/03 Foundation of Greater Montreal receives $3.8 million - Montreal Hospitals to benefit

APRIL

04/28/03 Community Foundation of Durham Region establishes bursary fund for women to attend new university
04/28/03 Globe and Mail ad for President position at The United Church of Canada Foundation
04/22/03 Unexpected gift boosts London Community Foundation
04/22/03 Local media coverage for Niagara Community Foundation
04/14/03 Check out IMPACS' Web site for an update on the Charity and Democracy project
04/14/03 Volunteer Canada announces national Directors and Officers' Liability Insurance program for nonprofit organizations
04/08/03 Charity Village profiles Richard Frost and The Winnipeg Foundation
04/04/03 CFC staff member is profiled in a Halifax Herald article on young people opting for careers in the voluntary sector

MARCH

03/31/03 Info du Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire
03/31/03 Voluntary Sector Forum Info (the Forum's first newsletter)
03/21/03 Niagara Community Foundation publishes Creating a Giving Program: A Guide for Small and Mid-Sized Canadian Companies
03/21/03 Guide à l'intention des administrateurs des sociétés à but non lucratif
03/21/03 Primer for Directors of Not-for-Profit Corporations
03/20/03 Cover story in current issue of Foundation News & Commentary is an interview with Steven Minter, outgoing CEO of The Cleveland Foundation
03/19/03 US Council on Foundations announces winners of 2003 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards for Excellence in Communications
03/17/03 Media release: The Winnipeg Foundation's grantmaking reaches $12.7 million
03/17/03 HRVS project update provided by this week's Charity Village news service
03/11/03 Job posting: Laidlaw Foundation seeks Program Co-ordinator, Children's Agenda
03/10/03 Voluntary Sector Initiative releases final report: Strengthening Voluntary Sector Capacity Through Technology (February 2003)
03/07/03 Community Foundation of Ottawa makes the news for making $5m in grants last year in spite of market downturn
03/06/03 Job opportunity: Director/Entrepreneur, Ashoka Canada

FEBRUARY

02/28/03 Merrill Lynch announces partnership with community foundations in the US
02/24/03 New Issue Alert from the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy on the law that regulates advocacy charities
02/17/03 CFC has recently launched some new publications - see our "Publications" page for more information
02/10/03 Check out the new Codes of Good Practice from the Voluntary Sector Initiative
02/10/03 New Social Entrepreneurship Literature Review from CCSE
02/05/03 Offre d'emploi: Directeur ou directrice général(e), Forum du secteur bénévole et communautaire
02/03/03 Canadian Council on Social Development advertises conference on building a social inclusion research agenda (March 27-28, Ottawa)
02/03/03 Laidlaw Foundation releases three new working papers on social inclusion
02/03/03 Applications invited for the 2003 Drucker Award for Canadian Nonprofit Innovation
02/03/03 Researchers at Boston College (US) confirm that projected intergenerational transfer of wealth still valid

JANUARY

01/27/03 New Web site launched by Developing Human Resources in the Voluntary Sector (HRVS)
01/24/03 Check out what's new at Grantcraft: Practical Wisdom for Grantmakers
01/17/03 Quiet Calgarian leaves record charitable bequest of $15 million to The Calgary Foundation
01/16/03 Secretariat of global community foundation support organization network moves to Brussels
01/16/03 IMPACS provides an update on CCRA's new draft guidelines on political activities by charities
01/10/03 CFC publishes two discussion papers for VSERP on the topic of evaluation in the voluntary sector
01/07/03 CCP Cat: a new nonprofit library available on-line
01/03/03 Medicine Hat Community Foundation features in National Post article on charity investments and giving
2002

DECEMBER

12/16/02 CFC launches a News Room for journalists, community foundations and the public
12/16/02 Le rapport de l'Assemblée 2002 du secteur bénévole et communautaire qui a eu lieu à Ottawa le 6 et 7 octobre 2002 est maintenant disponible sur le site web du secteur bénévole et communautaire
12/16/02 Report of the 2002 Voluntary Sector Assembly held in Ottawa October 6 - 7 is now available online on the Voluntary Sector Web site
12/16/02 Update on the Charities and Democracy Project led by IMPACS
12/09/02 Find out more about Youth in Philanthropy through new fact sheet

NOVEMBER

11/25/02 Next Canadian Association of Gift Planners annual conference to take place April 30 - May 3, 2003 in Vancouver
11/25/02 CFC publishes "Issues and Trends Facing Community Foundations"
11/18/02 Philanthropic Foundations Canada relaunches its Web site
11/18/02 Medicine Hat Community Foundation announces Community Leadership program
11/11/02 New name and first newsletter available from HRSS project
11/11/02 Vancouver Foundation report "Profiles in Community Capacity-Building" shares stories from the Leadership, Engagement and Development Program

OCTOBER

10/28/02 Find out how you can get involved in the Charities and Democracy Project led by IMPACS
10/25/02 Media release - The Winnipeg Foundation launches Web site
10/23/02 Minister of Canadian Heritage, Sheila Copps, to lead Government's efforts to strengthen its relationship with the voluntary sector
10/21/02 Find out more about the new Voluntary Sector Forum which will offer leadership to the sector until 2005
10/16/02 Article on community foundations by CFC's President published in Alliance magazine, September 2002
10/15/02 Niagara Community Foundation receives $750,000 donation to establish a new fund

SEPTEMBER

09/18/02 Benjamin Moore announces 16 Restoration Program grants for Canadian communities
09/17/02 The Globe and Mail publishes story about how Hamilton has responded to local crimes of hate
09/17/02 Brampton and Area Community Foundation (ON) gets $200,000 kick start
09/04/02 CFC Press release: How Sept. 11th Brought New Hope to Hamilton, Ontario
09/03/02 Call for nominations for the Arthur Kroeger College Award for Citizenship and Community Affairs

AUGUST

08/26/02 Grantcraft produces excellent resource materials for grantmakers - check out the Web site of this Ford Foundation project
08/12/02 Amélioration du cadre réglementaire du secteur de la bienfaisance
08/12/02 Joint regulatory consultations on the regulation of charities begin

JULY

07/25/02 IMPACS asks charities to get involved in the Let Charities Speak campaign
07/09/02 Polish support organization launches a photo content for young people active in philanthropy. The contest deadline is December 31, 2002.
07/04/02 Legacy to The West Vancouver Foundation
07/02/02 Demande de propositions: L'Initiative canadienne sur le bénévolat
07/02/02 Request for Proposals: The Canada Volunteerism Initiative
07/02/02 Report now available of global meeting of organizations supporting community foundations (WINGS-CF)

JUNE

06/28/02 Recent resources: "A Plan of One's Own - A Woman's Guide to Philanthropy" from the US Forum of RAGs
06/24/02 Vancouver Sun article profiles donor advised funds at Vancouver Foundation
06/11/02 Greater Saint John Community Foundation announces new fund
06/11/02 New in CFC's Web Links section: tools from the Institute on Governance
06/07/02 Recent resources: check out Grantcraft.org for new tools for grantmakers
06/03/02 New global report on community foundations features a profile of the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan

MAY

05/24/02 St. Albert Community Foundation announces major donation
05/10/02 Emmett Carson of The Minneapolis Foundation addresses CFC's 2002 National Conference

APRIL

04/29/02 Canada’s Community Foundations Arrive In Kelowna
04/29/02 New Web site launched for the Voluntary Sector Evaluation Research Project (VSERP)
04/24/02 Endowment for New Atlantic Ballet Theatre/Un Fond De Rentabilité À L`intention Du Nouveau Ballet-Théàtre Atlantique
04/23/02 Editorial in The Montreal Gazette about La Fondation du Grand Montréal
04/23/02 The Montreal Gazette publishes article on La Fondation du Grand Montréal
04/21/02 National Post article on community foundation concept, 20 April
04/19/02 $5 Million Fund established in Edmonton to support Metis youth
04/17/02 CFC's 2002 National Conference has reached capacity
04/08/02 Consultation on Foundations and Social Justice
04/05/02 CEO of CFC Honoured for Outstanding Contribution to Public Policy

MARCH

03/24/02 Canadian community foundation winners in the 2002 Wilmer Shields Rich Awards Program for Excellence in Communications
03/24/02 IM/IT Report “Technology Needs of the Canadian Voluntary Sector
03/24/02 Public consultations on the reform of the CCA: The Federal Not-For-Profit Framework Law
03/01/02 New article in IE Money about community foundations, April 2002

FEBRUARY

02/22/02 Recent resources: Community Organizing Toolbox: A Funder's Guide to Community Organizing
02/18/02 Canadian Tax Journal: new article on Private Foundations and Community Foundations
02/14/02 Vancouver Foundation's President and CEO is featured in Charity Village interview on Canada's leading funders
02/14/02 Associations of grantmakers and grantmaker support organizations will gather in Sydney, Australia from 9 - 13 March 2002
02/14/02 CFC reissues its publication 'Explorations: Principles for Community Foundations'
02/08/02 CFC's 2002 National Conference is nearly full with 400+ delegates

JANUARY

01/08/02 'Novel ways to give to charity' - Globe and Mail - December 22, 2001
2001

DECEMBER

12/20/01 Community foundations allow equitable giving - OpEd article published in The Ottawa Citizen
12/20/01 What advisors need to know about community foundations: An “Investment Executive” interview with Monica Patten, President and CEO, CFC
12/18/01 Canadian Press story, December 14 – “For more Canadians, charity begins with a personal foundation”
12/07/01 Accord Signed, Canada Volunteerism Initiative Launched / Accord signé, Initiative canadienne sur le bénévolat lancée
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