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Welcome to this space for dedicated resources on foundation management and grantmaking exclusively for PFC members. You will find here materials on every aspect of foundation management. You also have access to a directory to the membership, and information about the governance, policies and work of PFC.



Catherine Donnelly Foundation: Righting Relations

The Catherine Donnelly Foundation of Toronto is doing some fascinating work with communities across Canada in facilitating social change.

YPI Canada: TD Bank Group Doubles its Funding

The waitlist for a spot in an award-winning project for Canadian secondary schools will be shorter next year, thanks to a major donation of $500,000 from TD Bank Group which doubles their longstanding support of the Youth and Philanthropy Initiative Canada (YPI).

Medavie Health Foundation: Helping At-risk and Homeless Youth

Medavie Health Foundation is partnering with Dans la rue, an organization helping at-risk youth in Montreal transition away from homelessness.

The Cole Foundation: Intercultural Conversations

The Cole Foundation has initiated a programme “Intercultural Conversations” to stimulate the production of theatrical events that will feature intercultural dialogue.

The Lawson Foundation: Emerging Leader Awards

The Emerging Leader Awards, designed to be a ‘from youth, for youth’ project led by the Foundation’s fifth generation of the Lawson family, were made to six outstanding young individuals working in the philanthropic, charitable or non-profit sector.

Tides Canada Foundation: New Program Director

Orit Sarfaty is the new Program Director for Tides Canada. In this position, Orit will oversee the organization’s Strategic Programs team.