Innoweave Workshops, Coaching and Grants
Innoweave Implementation Grants, which support organizations in obtaining the coaching required to implement new management tools. Applications open this month and close on July 2nd.
In related news, Innoweave recently announced the formation of a Coaching Pool. To learn more about becoming an Innoweave coach, click here.
Anil Patel Receives Catalyst Award
In recognition of his unique contribution to supporting artists and volunteerism, Framework founder and grantee Anil Patel was recently recognized by the Globe and Mail as one of Canada’s top 10 Catalysts.
The Foundation is
signature event - the Timeraiser — in its expansion from Toronto to 11 other Canadian cities.
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Spotlight on New Grants
We are pleased to announce that the Trustees of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation have approved grants to the following organizations:
FitSpirit, to expand a recreation and leadership program for girls aged 11 to 17 within and beyond Ontario and Quebec.
Les Amis des Jardins de Métis, to create a training and internship program involving marginalized youth and young landscape design professionals.
Dechinta Bush University, to develop funding and program delivery partnerships for a post-secondary institution in the Northwest Territories.
Clean Energy Canada, to advance collaboration among private enterprise, the community sector and governments on clean energy and a low-carbon economy.
Apathy is Boring, to develop and test new approaches to increasing voter participation among Aboriginal youth, in collaboration with the National Association of Friendship Centres.
Ashoka Changemakers Aboriginal
Education Initiative Report
The Changemakers initiative was a unique collaboration among private, public, corporate and community foundations, including the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, working with Aboriginal organizations and advisors. The evaluation report reflects the bi-cultural nature of the project, incorporating Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal perspectives. To read the full report, click here.
Federal Government Releases
Report on Social Finance
To read the Government of Canada’s full report, click here. To learn more about the Foundation’s work in social finance, click here.
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