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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Industry NewsLeadership

Paula Attfield adds CEO responsibilities at Stephen Thomas Ltd

Neil Gallaiford stays on as Chair of the Board as ST helps clients drive fundraising efforts during Covid-19 pandemic TORONTO, ON–Stephen Thomas Ltd (ST), Canada’s premier full-service agency specializing in branding, marketing and fundraising for the non-profit sector, announced today that Paula Attfield has ascended to the role of CEO, …

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Industry News

National charitable platform Tides Canada changes name to MakeWay, defining itself anew after years of misinformation

Vancouver, BC–Tides Canada announced it has changed the organization’s name to MakeWay. “No organization takes on a name change lightly. But it was clear that the time has come to define ourselves. For too long we’ve been defined by others,” said CEO of MakeWay, Joanna Kerr. A quiet leader in …

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COVID-19Industry News

ONN Analysis: Ontario COVID Action Plan and Federal economic measures in response to COVID-19

This from the Ontarion Nonprofit Network With two new policy updates from the provincial and federal governments, ONN has analyzed each with a sector-wide lens. And we are pleased to launch a free webinar series with Imagine Canada, starting with two webinars on managing staff and volunteers in the time …

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Animal WelfareIndustry News

CWF encouraged but cautious about new measures to conserve right whales

OTTAWA, ON–The federal government’s new measures to conserve right whales are well founded and we are hopeful they will prevent another mortality crisis; however, the Canadian Wildlife Federation (CWF) is urging the development of a ‘Plan B’. “The federal government’s strategy for 2020 and beyond shows a continued interest in …

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Industry News

Stephen Thomas Ltd Named Fundraising AOR for Ecojustice

Ecojustice becomes ST’s latest environmental non-profit client TORONTO, ON – Stephen Thomas Ltd (ST) is extremely pleased to announce today that it has been selected as fundraising agency of record for Ecojustice, Canada’s largest environmental law charity, a three-year mandate that will see it develop the non-profit organization’s annual giving …

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Industry News

In The Mail – St. Michael’s Hospital Foundation

By Brendan Read Some of the best fundraising campaigns integrate channels, often with direct mail as the anchor, supported by email, digital media, including video and campaign-specific landing pages. In those instances, the measure of success isn’t whether direct mail is growing as a single channel, but whether it is …

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HeathcareIndustry News

CMN Hospitals Community Mourns Passing of John Lauck, CEO and President

Salt Lake City, UT–John Lauck, President and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, has died due to complications from a tragic bike accident. The entire Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals community mourns John’s loss and extends their deepest sympathies to his family. John had a remarkable passion for children’s hospitals and …

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Industry News

More than 100 Lowe’s, Rona Stores United to Bring Holiday Cheer to Underprivileged Children

Participating stores in Alberta collected more than 1,875 toys during Lowe’s Canada’s 10th annual Toy Drive in collaboration with the Salvation Army BOUCHERVILLE, QC–Lowe’s Canada is proud to announce that its network of stores collected a record number of new, unopened toys during its annual Toy Drive from November 18 …

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Industry NewsVeteransVolunteers

Vets Support Families on Remembrance Day by Building with Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa

OTTAWA, ON–Canadian Veterans will be strapping on their tool belts and donning their hard hats this Friday November 8 to lend a hand building the final phase of Habitat for Humanity Greater Ottawa’s 16-townhome development at Leacross Landing in Orléans. Sponsored by Lockheed Martin Canada, the third annual Veteran Build …

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