FundingGovernment

Government of Canada launches call for proposals for national funders to support charities and not-for-profits

Selected organizations will distribute the Community Services Recovery Fund to charities and not-for-profits GATINEAU, QC–Charities and not-for-profits are at the forefront of addressing communities’ needs, especially during the COVID‑19 pandemic. However, many of them are struggling to recover and adapt their services to the changing needs of Canadians. Today, the …

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Animal WelfareEnvironment

Age of Union Alliance Announces $4.5 Million Donation to Sea Shepherd

The donation will fund operations for an Age of Union namesake vessel that will patrol critical ocean waters and protect marine wildlife around the world MONTREAL, QC–The fight to protect marine wildlife and preserve threatened species receives a major boost today; Age of Union Alliance, led by tech leader and …

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Charities

St. Michael’s Mission opens doors 24/7, creates innovative partnerships for clients

MONTREAL, QC–The pandemic has greatly changed the face of clients who visit shelters and other homelessness centres. For example, St. Michael’s Mission, which has been operating in downtown Montreal for 94 years, has seen a new profile added to that of its regular users. “We now get people who can …

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CharitiesChildren's Programs

Pointe-à-Callière Foundation raises more than $1 M in donations

MONTRÉAL, QC–The Pointe-à-Callière Foundation is bringing 2021 to a close, having achieved outstanding results: the Foundation raised more than $1 M in donations over the course of the year, even though its two major fundraising events—The Montréal Builders Club and The Major Donors Evening—were postponed to next year. The Pumping …

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Family FoundationsHeathcare

Thistledown Foundation grants $26 million gift to Canada’s Children’s Hospitals

TORONTO, ON–Canada’s Children’s Hospital Foundations (CCHF) together with Children’s Healthcare Canada (CHC) are thrilled to announce a $26 million investment from Thistledown Foundation to support Canada’s 13 acute care children’s hospitals across the country. This historic gift recognizes the immense impact of the pandemic on Canadian children, youth, and their …

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Awareness CampaignEnvironment

Vision 2045 Summit aligned businesses to coalesce efforts towards sustainable future

TBD Media Group’s Vision 2045 Summit in Edinburgh, that ran alongside Glasgow’s COP26, successfully served as a focal point for strategizing collaborative action towards climate preservation LONDON, UK–TBD Media Group’s Vision 2045 Summit successfully served as a focal point for strategizing collaborative action towards climate preservation, from the 8-10th of …

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Corporate Philanthropy

TULLAMORE D.E.W. IRISH WHISKEY RAISES OVER $44,000 FOR DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION INITIATIVES IN CANADA

Tullamore D.E.W. in Canada is donating 100% of proceeds from merchandise sales from O’Everyone TORONTO, ON–Tullamore D.E.W., one of the world’s top Irish Whiskey brands, is proud to announce that O’Everyone, the first-ever, year-long spirited benevolence campaign in support of the Canadian Centre for Diversity and Inclusion has raised over …

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Corporate Philanthropy

Giant Tiger Committed to Giving Back to Communities Across Canada

In 2021, Giant Tiger has raised and donated more than $649,201 to support communities in need OTTAWA, ON–Giant Tiger is dedicated to making a tangible and lasting difference in the communities it serves across Canada. Through the Giant Tiger Charitable Giving Fund, national sponsorships and campaigns, store-led initiatives, and donations, …

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LeadershipMarket Research

Canadian leaders confident in their support for employees, despite pandemic

New research: agree the role is much more difficult due to pandemic Winnipeg, MB–As the pandemic continues to change the way we work, Workplace Strategies for Mental Health, compliments of Canada Life teamed up with Mental Health Research Canada to find out more about how leaders are feeling about work. …

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Awareness Campaign

HungerCount 2021 report: Lessons from ‘Economic Shock’ of COVID-19 on poverty, food insecurity

by Wendy Campbell It has been described as “the perfect storm.” A volatile combination of rising food prices, skyrocketing housing costs and low incomes made it an extremely challenging year for food banks across the country. Food Bank Canada’s HungerCount 2021 report, which provides a comprehensive look at food bank …

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