Join a growing network of grantmakers

Connect, be inspired, and help create change with other funders from across Canada.

Why join?
10 reasons to become a member

  1. Connect with thought-leaders in the Canadian grantmaking community.
  2. Discover opportunities for collaboration with other funders.
  3. Keep current with news and information on good practices.
  4. Attend annual conferences, workshops and site visits tailored to your specific needs or interests.
  5. Receive exclusive to members advisories on tax and regulatory issues.
  6. Extend your network instantly.
  7. Access exclusive research on foundation investment and management practices.
  8. Participate in a funder affinity group.
  9. Contribute to the field and promote the growth of Canadian philanthropy.
  10. Become a leader by joining PFC’s board or other committees.

Benefits of membership

Leadership to help members thrive

We provide leadership to Canadian organized philanthropy by identifying issues and engaging members in opportunities to share and collaborate with others.

A collective voice for members on issues that matter

We create an enabling environment for organized philanthropy through advocacy and engagement with policymakers and media.

Connect, inspire and mobilize members to achieve more together

We facilitate learning and peer exchange within our diverse base of member grantmakers.

Added value

As a member of PFC, you will gain favoured or exclusive access to resources and research reports.

We provide reduced rates for members at colleague organization events as well as at PFC events.

We offer discounts and access to exclusive content through partnerships with organizations such as Alliance Magazine and The National Center for Family Philanthropy.


Contact Liza Goulet, Director of Member Services at
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