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Argyle announces pro-bono training for charities with social justice mandates

TORONTO, ON–Argyle, one of North America’s largest engagement, communications and reputation advisory firms, is offering pro-bono communications training, consulting and coaching to North American charities with social justice mandates or programs. The third annual Argyle Community Day will take place virtually and in person at Argyle’s larger offices on February …

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Weston Family Foundation’s Homegrown Innovation Challenge offers $33 million in funding

Positions Canada as a leader in the future of food TORONTO, ON–When it comes to food, we like to think of Canada as a land of plenty, but our growing season is short, so despite abundant fresh water and vast expanses of arable land, as much as 80 per cent …

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RBC Future Launch, Riipen partnership set to deliver 27,000 work-integrated learning experiences

Renewed for another school year starting September 2021, RBC Future Launch and Riipen will support the delivery of 10,000 more work-integrated learning experiences at 30 post-secondary institutions across Canada VANCOUVER, BC–Riipen, the world’s largest online work-integrated learning (WIL) marketplace, is proud to announce the expansion of their partnership program with …

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Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides Lends a Paw to Dogs with Wings

OAKVILLE, ON–Like many charities, Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides (LFCDG) and Dogs with Wings Assistance Dog Society (DWW) have faced many challenges due to COVID-19. These challenges included figuring out how to safely train Dog Guides and Assistance Dogs, deliver them to applicants, breed future Dog Guides and Assistance …

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Equitable Life announces endowment in honour of retiring President and CEO Ron Beettam

WATERLOO, ON–Equitable Life of Canada is proud to announce that it is honouring the retirement of its President and CEO, Ron Beettam, with the creation of an endowment at Wilfrid Laurier University. The endowment will encourage and support students in the Lazaridis School of Business & Economics. The endowment will …

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Resilia Launches Nonprofit Platform to Increase Capacity

NEW ORLEANS, LA–As the nonprofit sector begins to rebuild from tremendous losses and challenges of the last year, social impact-focused SaaS company Resilia has officially launched its Nonprofit Platform to tackle the problem at its source: making historically inaccessible and expensive capacity building support available to nonprofits, on-demand and in …

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CAMH Launches Strategy to Dismantle Anti-Black Racism

Strategy includes 22 actions to decrease anti-Black racism at CAMH by 2022 TORONTO, ON–CAMH is launching Dismantling Anti-Black Racism, a strategy that includes 22 actions to decrease anti-Black racism at CAMH by 2022. The strategy was developed in consultation with an external community advisory group and outlines a plan to …

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RBC Foundation $1 million gift kickstarts careers of students, recent alumni

Gift of $1 million from RBC Foundation will support initiatives TORONTO, ON–OCAD University students and recent graduates will benefit from a series of initiatives designed to support them in launching their careers as artists, designers, makers and creators thanks to a $1 million gift from the RBC Foundation, through its …

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McGill’s Faculty of Education receives $7.3 million in philanthropic support

Two donations, one from the estate of Mary Marsh and another from The Molson Foundation, will support students and spur innovations in pedagogy MONTREAL, ON–At a time when school teachers everywhere are being challenged by the second wave of the pandemic and by technological advances that are changing where, when …

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CHARITY INTELLIGENCE RELEASES ITS 2020 TOP IMPACT CHARITIES

Toronto, ON–Charity Intelligence released its 2020 Top 10 Impact Charities to direct Canadian donors, who are putting much greater scrutiny into their giving, to the charities making the greatest impact. Most charities claim that they “make a difference” in the lives of those they work with. Charity Intelligence’s rigorous analysis …

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