Public Policy Forum

About the organization

The Public Policy Forum was founded in 1987 and works with all levels of government and the public service, private sector, labour groups, post-secondary institutions, NGOs and Indigenous groups to improve policy outcomes for Canadians. It is non-partisan, collaborative and solutions focused.


Grant Description

This grant will support the Public Policy Forum in their development of four areas of activity.

  • Training and coordination to help media organizations, governments and other Canadian institutions respond quickly to disinformation
  • Media monitoring and research about how disinformation works – including who is doing it and paying for it.
  • Developing a digital social contract to address the root causes of misinformation in social media.
  • Strategic communications and advocacy to raise awareness, educate and activate the public


  • 2019-2021
  • $ 600,000
  • Funding Type: Past Initiatives
  • Initiatives: General contributions