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Partner Perception Survey 2023

The McConnell Foundation conducted its 2023 Partner Perception Survey to gather feedback from its partners. In 2019, the initial survey led to improvements in the application process, communications and focus areas.

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Strengthening First Nations self-governance with CFNG

The Centre for First Nations Governance works through research, community development and training to uphold First Nations’ right to self-governance.   Since 2008, the Centre for First Nations Governance (CNFG) has delivered nation-rebuilding workshops to citizens and leaders in over 200 First Nations. Today, the Centre supports First Nations as they work their way through a […]

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Announcing winners of Great Canadian ESG Championships

As co-investors of the Great Canadian ESG Championships – a responsible investing competition developed and led by the Trottier Foundation – we are pleased to announce the winners of the $104.5M investment mandate, as well as the release of the Championship’s State of the Industry report, which takes a deep dive into the key trends […]

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McConnell to adjust active funding in response to impact of inflation

In August of this year, annual inflation reached 7 per cent. Rising costs have placed an enormous strain on the resources of non-profits. With household budgets strained, economic hardship has led to higher demand for programs and services while at the same time making the delivery of these programs more expensive.    Philanthropic foundations can play […]

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Our new Funding and Partnerships Guide! 

As part of our ongoing efforts to be more responsive, accountable and transparent, we recently changed our application process to make applying for funding easier and more accessible. Our next step is to share our Funding and Partnerships Guide. With helpful background and information on our funding protocols and decision making criteria, we hope this […]

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