Family FoundationsYouth Initiatives

Barrett Family Foundation of $30 Million to World Vision Largest Private Donation in 67-Year History

Donation brings successful Youth Ready Program to Africa and deepens its proven impact in Latin America; Donation supports program delivery to help African youth, who account for 60 percent of continent’s jobless One of the largest-ever philanthropic gifts to an international NGO in Canada TORONTO, ON–The Barrett Family Foundation invested $30 …

Community ProgramsYouth Initiatives

Minister St-Onge highlights funding to organizations in Prince Edward Island

The Government of Canada provides support to facilitate access to community sport activities and eliminate barriers to participation in organized sport CHARLOTTETOWN, PE–A priority of the Government of Canada is to remove barriers to sport among under-represented populations to increase their participation. Today, the Honourable Pascale St-Onge, Minister of Sport …

Children's ProgramsFundingYouth Initiatives

Hockey Canada Foundation $1 Million to Support Return for Young Canadians

Funding applications for registration fee subsidies open to Canadian families on August 1, 2021 CALGARY, AB–The Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund and its all-star team of ambassadors are returning for a second season to give young Canadians and their families an assist with registration fees, and get them back in …

Youth Initiatives

Royal Canadian Air Force Foundation to Support Canada’s Future Leaders with Unique Scholarship Program

Twenty $1000 scholarships available for students’ study in S.T.E.M. or flight TORONTO, ON–The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) Foundation announced the details for the first RCAF Foundation Student Scholarships. Developed for Canada’s next generations of leaders, and explorers in science and space, these twenty $1,000 scholarships are open to any …

FundingYouth Initiatives

Canada Post Community Foundation for Children accepting grant applications

More than $1 million available for youth programs across the country OTTAWA, ON–The Canada Post Community Foundation for Children is accepting applications for 2021 grants. A total of $1.17 million is available for charities, school programs and groups that serve the needs of children and youth (up to age 21). …

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 …

COVID-19Youth Initiatives

Hockey Canada Foundation Assist Fund to Provide $1 Million to Help Young Canadians Return to Hockey

Canadian families impacted by COVID-19 can apply now for registration fee subsidies CALGARY, AB–The Hockey Canada Foundation has launched its new $1 million Assist Fund to provide registration fee subsidies for qualified Canadians who are registered with Hockey Canada-sanctioned associations for the 2020-21 season. “As a prominent national sports organization …

Industry NewsYouth Initiatives

WE Charity Delivers Documents to Finance Committee

Responses made publicly available on WE Charity’s website TORONTO–In anticipation of the Finance Committee resuming its study of WE Charity, and in fulfilment of undertakings from its previous study, WE Charity is providing information and documents requested during its witness testimony at FINA on July 28 and August 13, 2020. …

Corporate PhilanthropyYouth Initiatives

Tim Hortons raises nearly $11 million on Camp Day

Funds raised on Camp Day have helped provide life-changing experiences to more than 300,000 youth over 45 years TORONTO , ON–With the support of 1,500 restaurant owners and guests from coast to coast to coast, Tim Hortons restaurants raised nearly $11 million during this year’s Camp Day fundraiser, supporting youth …

Corporate PhilanthropyYouth Initiatives

Edmonton ranked top city for youth to work: First-ever YouthfulCities Urban Work Index

TORONTO, ON–YouthfulCities launched its inaugural Urban Work Index on February 4th, the first of its kind to look specifically at urban work in Canada. The Index, which was funded by RBC Future Launch, ranks 21 Canadian cities based on 48 urban work indicators, and found Edmonton to be the top-ranked …