Awareness CampaignCharities

“It’s got to keep going without me.” – Terry Fox

Forty Years after Terry Fox was forced to stop his Marathon of Hope, The Terry Fox Run goes on virtually TORONTO, ON–Today, The Terry Fox Foundation honours Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope, which ended abruptly 40 years ago. While Terry was forced to stop, his dream of a …

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Corporate PhilanthropyYouth Initiatives

Tim Hortons raises nearly $11 million on Camp Day

Funds raised on Camp Day have helped provide life-changing experiences to more than 300,000 youth over 45 years TORONTO , ON–With the support of 1,500 restaurant owners and guests from coast to coast to coast, Tim Hortons restaurants raised nearly $11 million during this year’s Camp Day fundraiser, supporting youth …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

National plan focused on early interventions in Child, Youth Mental Health unveiled by Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations

Early intervention programs to be implemented at 13 of Canada’s children’s hospitals for children, youth and families struggling with mental health challenges VAUGHAN, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) is pleased to announce the launch of a groundbreaking partnership to address the critical need for early interventions in child and youth …

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Corporate PhilanthropyEducation Programs

RBC Summit brings young people together virtually, helping them stay future ready and prepared for a post-COVID workforce

The summit will feature relevant advice and inspiring stories from leading Canadian professionals, industry experts, young influencers and elite athletes TORONTO, ON–For young Canadians, navigating the transition from education to work can be challenging during the best of times. Young people across Canada are being disproportionately hit by the COVID-19 …

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Arts & EntertainmentCorporate Philanthropy

Hudson’s Bay Foundation Announces New Fellowship Program to Support BIPOC Creators

TORONTO, ON–As long time partners of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Hudson’s Bay Foundation announced a $50,000 investment into TIFF’s For the Love of Film Fund, which in part serves underrepresented members of the Canadian filmmaking community. To further Hudson’s Bay’s commitment to greater diversity and inclusion in its …

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Donor RelationsFundraising EventsWhite Papers

Community-centric criticisms are an opportunity for donor-centered fundraising to reinvent itself

Donor-centered fundraising (DCF) is facing challenges from the new community-centric fundraising movement; Accept challenges, build on them to ‘reinvent’ itself; Sufficient common ground between the two approach for an accord to be struck Donor-cenetred fundraising (DCF) is the dominant mode of thought and practice in the fundraising profession. But its core …

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Cybersecurity

Learn more about the Ransomware attack on Blackbaud

Blackbaud issued this statement on July 16th about the ransomware attack The Cybercrime industry represents an over trillion-dollar industry that is ever-changing and growing all the time—a threat to all companies around the world. Like many in our industry, Blackbaud encounters millions of attacks each month, and our expert Cybersecurity …

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Corporate PhilanthropyIndustry News

Economical Insurance donates $200,000 to Canadian charities amid COVID-19

Grants donations to 20 community-based organizations across Canada, through an employee- and broker-driven Choose Your Charity campaign, which empowers employees and brokers to nominate and select community organizations in need WATERLOO, ON–Economical Insurance is granting donations to 20 community-based organizations in areas neighbouring Economical offices across the country, through an …

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HeathcareLeadership

Sunnybrook Foundation announces Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO

TORONTO, ON–The Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Foundation’s Chair Fred Waks and Vice-Chair Anne Odette Kaye announced the appointment of Kelly Cole as incoming president and CEO. After an extensive North American search and formal recruitment process, Kelly was selected for her proven track record of transformational leadership and commitment to …

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CharitiesVolunteers

WE Charity reacts to concerns, drops grant program management

TORONTO, ON–WE co-founders Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger made the following statement in response to the concerns raised about the outsourcing of the COVID-19 student grant program’s $900 million budget to the WE Charity. Here’s the founder’s official statement: “In recent days, there has been enormous interest in the creation …

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