Fred Victor gets $50,000 from Penny Appeal for Women’s Bakery

TORONTO, ON–Fred Victor has received $50,000 in funding from Penny Appeal Canada to support its Women’s Bakery – a training program that prepares women for jobs in the food industry. An increasing number of Toronto women are finding themselves in low-paying, temporary jobs. Unstable employment leads to more women experiencing …


Stabilize the nonprofit sector to rebuild Ontario–ONN

A proposal and statement from the Ontario Nonprofit Network Imagine communities without nonprofits and charities – no summer camps, no minor softball or soccer clubs, no museums, art galleries or theatres, mental health services, women’s shelters, immigrant services, community health centres, food banks, nonprofit housing. Every Ontarian has benefitted from …

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FGM will support three new projects; two in Kahnawake, Kanesatake

MONTREAL, QC–The Foundation of Greater Montréal (FGM) is announcing the projects it will back as part of the RBC Future Launch Community Challenge, with each project receiving a grant of $15,000. The Challenge offers tangible support to young people between 15 and 29 years of age from 150 small- and …

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Canadians can apply for funding to build wildfire resiliency in their communities

Groups invited to organize Wildfire Community Preparedness Day events GUELPH, ON–Canadians can now apply for funding to support their local Wildfire Community Preparedness Day activities, and join municipalities from coast to coast in a national effort to reduce wildfire risk to local communities. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is an annual, …

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2019 U.S. Donor-Advised Fund Report: Grants to Charities Exceed $23 Billion

Total Charitable Assets Surpass $121 Billion ; National Philanthropic Trust’s 13th annual report reveals how tax reform, financial market fluctuations and heightened interest in philanthropy impacted DAF sector JENKINTOWN, PA –The 2019 Donor-Advised Fund Report, the most comprehensive data on donor-advised funds (DAFs) in the U.S., reveals growth in key metrics for …

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Dialogue Launches the First Virtual Multidisciplinary Mental Health Program in Canada

Mental health in the workplace is a growing concern for employers MONTREAL–Dialogue is launching phase II of its Stress Management and Well-Being program. The new program, now available to all employers in Canada, builds on Dialogue’s full suite of virtual healthcare services to offer cross-functional resources to employers who wish …

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Sezzle’s Canadian Entry targets Market with Buy-Now, Pay-Later Payments

The payment innovator, which enables consumers to spread purchases over four installments with no interest, is kicking off its Canada launch with a partnership with Kappa Sportswear TORONTO–Sezzle, Inc., the highest consumer-rated installment payment solution, announced today that its platform is now available to Canadian shoppers at thousands of online …