Knowledge Sharing

The goal of this project was to develop a strategy for disseminating current research in an accessible manner to a readership beyond academia. CUP recognized that cutting edge, community based research that could have a real social impact on a variety …

Leadership for a Stronger Canada

The aim of this project is to support the development and capacity of the charitable and non-profit sector by increasing effectiveness and transparency in public policy work and creating a new narrative of sector engagement. Imagine Canada is creating …

Imagine Canada Board Engagement Toolkit

Imagine Canada intends to inform charitable engagement in policy advocacy work by educating boards of directors and trustees about the regulatory framework and successful strategies. This project will target boards by developing an Executive Director T …

Negotiating Donor Agreements with Universities: A Toolkit for Canadian Foundations

Education is the single largest area of funding interest for Canadian foundations, and many funders provide their education grants to universities. The 55-page toolkit is intended to support foundation boards and staff who are considering or in the pro …

Calgary Chamber of Voluntary Organizations Discretionary Grant

This funding supported the creation of a video and webinar introducing the relation of charities and public policy with the faculty of Max Bell Foundation’s Public Policy Training Institute.

Philanthropic Foundations Canada Regulation and Political Activities

This grant supported a one day educational seminar entitled ‘Regulation and “Political Activities” by Canadian Charities’ hosted by Philanthropic Foundations Canada. This session was attended by representatives from foundations and charities across Can …

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