News Digest

Sector News Digest — April 21, 2020

In this week’s Special News Digest: surveying the impact of the pandemic, online fundraisers, calls for policy overhauls and relief measures by First Nations, foundations and post-secondary institutions. New federal funding announcement After weeks of lay-offs and grim news, Canadian charities and non-profits finally have reason to celebrate. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the creation of…

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Sector News Digest — February 25, 2020

Philanthropic groups weigh in on Wet’suwet’en. A new type of “green philanthropy.” And rapid pitching for charities. Charities/foundations back pipeline protests With Canada-wide protests in support of the Wet’suwet’en Nation growing, members of the philanthropic community have been adding their voices, highlighting the role such organizations can potentially play in Indigenous rights and reconciliation. LEVEL,…

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Sector News Digest – December 17, 2019

Canadians continue to respond enthusiastically to Giving Tuesday appeals. A new Ontario program cuts red tape for the non-profit sector. And reaction to the next chapter in the federal Liberals’ big housing strategy. Giving Tuesday is still giving More than 23,000 Canadians donated over $5 million to 6,400 charities during this year’s Giving Tuesday campaign…