About PFC

We promote the growth and development of effective and responsible grantmakers in Canada through provision of membership services, resources and advocacy.

Who we are

We are a member association of Canadian grantmakers, including private and public foundations, charities and corporations. Created in 1999, we became a registered charity in 2002.

We seek to support our members and organized philanthropy by encouraging public policies that sustain the sector, by increasing awareness of philanthropy’s contribution to the well-being of Canadians, and by providing opportunities for funders to learn from each other.

What we do

We provide a voice for organized philanthropy, assist in building a professional network for our thought-leaders, and inform on good practice.



Amplify impact and enhance
effectiveness of philanthropic



Strengthen opportunities for collaboration
among foundations and with other sectors
to advance the public good.



Build internal capacity
to live up to our
values and purpose.

Purpose and Values Statement

The new Strategic Plan for 2021-2024 focuses on objectives and goals aligned with its new Purpose Statement and vision in PFC’s pursuit of a just, equitable, and sustainable world.

Board and staff

Our Board is made up of members elected from across our network.


President & CEO


Director, Brand and Communications

Medavie Health Foundation

About our members

View a list of our members and an overview of assets,
grants and funding areas.

Annual reports

We are committed to transparency and are proud to share our annual report as well as our audited annual financial statements.