We are seeking consulting services to execute our 2023 annual GHG emissions accounting and analysis, and provide recommendations to improve our methodology and our Climate Action Plan, as part of our commitment to Net Zero by 2050.     

In recent years, McConnell has renewed its vision and mission, shifted our funding work to Communities, Reconciliation and Climate focus areas and announced a commitment to allocating 100% of our investment portfolio to impact by 2028. 

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.

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 […]

In the October Newsletter, find out about our most recent partners or renewed partnerships.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, on September 30, honours Survivors of residential schools, the children who never returned home, their families and communities. Collective commemoration of our tragic and painful history, and the effects of residential schools, is a vital component of the reconciliation process. 

In our September newsletter, find out about National Day for Truth and Reconciliation events in Ottawa and Montreal, on September 30. For our Climate focus area, we present a new report, prepared by Dunsky, on Deep Energy Retrofits for the Residential Sector, Opportunities for philanthropy. Our Reconciliation focus area will be updating its funding strategy; […]

    We wish to express gratitude to all our partners and shine a light on:   First Nations Technology Council   Centre for First Nations Governance    Keepers of the Water   The Circle on Philanthropy    Kanien’kehá:ka Onkwawén:na Raotitióhkwa Language and Cultural Center Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day!

To mark 20 years of the McConnell Foundation partnering to forward reconciliation work, we wish to honour our partners through the Reconciliation through the seasons spotlight series. On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we present the second edition. The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Economic Development Commission (FNQLEDC) The First Nations of Quebec and Labrador […]

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