Cultural & HistoryGovernment

Kootenay Lake Historical Society receives funding to revitalize the SS Moyie in downtown Kaslo

Government of Canada investing across British Columbia to revitalize community spaces and grow vibrant communities KASLO, BC–Public spaces are the heart of communities across Canada. They bring together people of all ages and abilities, supporting businesses and stimulating local economies. In Kaslo, like many places across Canada, the community is …

Cultural & HistoryFamily Foundations

National Gallery of Canada mourns the loss of philanthropist Donald R. Sobey

OTTAWA, ON–The National Gallery of Canada mourns the loss of Donald R. Sobey, one of Canada’s greatest cultural philanthropists who loved championing the country’s best contemporary artists and advancing the appreciation of fine art more broadly. Sobey’s contribution to the National Gallery of Canada has been invaluable. He served as …

Cultural & HistoryFunding

Leading Canadian Foundations Answer The Foundation for Black Communities’ Call to Action

TORONTO, ON–The Foundation for Black Communities announced today that it has achieved an important milestone towards its goal of establishing a $300-million-dollar endowment. The Laidlaw Foundation and the Inspirit Foundation are committing a combined $3.85 million dollars to the Foundation for Black Communities to ensure a sustainable base of support …

Cultural & HistoryFamily FoundationsYouth Initiatives

Canadian Charity Bolsters Youth Creative Writing Workshops with Funding Boost

Toronto, ON–Toronto-based, 100 percent volunteer-led youth education charity, Ripple Foundation, has received $5000 in grants collectively from The Excellence in Literacy Foundation (ELF) and S.M. Blair Family Foundation to bolster its free creative writing programs to encourage creativity and literacy in youth across Canada. Equipped with the funding, Ripple Foundation …

AwardsCultural & History

Michener Foundation honours John Fraser

OTTAWA, ON–The Michener Awards Foundation is presenting its prestigious Michener-Baxter Special Award for long-term achievement in public service journalism to John Anderson Fraser. This special award, established in 1983 and presented at the discretion of the foundation’s board of directors, has only been bestowed on eight Canadians in the past …

Cultural & HistoryEducation Programs

New Matched-Donation Campaign to Provide More Free Visits to the ROM

Kensington Tours will match community donations up to $50,000, with free admission passes distributed through ROMCAN partners TORONTO, ON–The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Kensington Tours announce the launch of a new donation-matching campaign to increase access to the ROM once it is safe to reopen and we can welcome …