Category: Philanthropy

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This compilation of 12 Lessons series includes all the lessons learned from 2016-2020.

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Considering the importance of the work being done by non-qualified donees (NQDs), a group of funders — including ​Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon, Inspirit, Laidlaw Foundation and the McConnell Foundation — ​have come together to create a toolkit to help and encourage more funders to support NQDs. As a collective, our experience lies primarily in […]

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In June 2018, the McConnell Family Foundation convened a meeting to discuss and review the landscape of philanthropic involvement in Canadian public interest journalism. McConnell’s interest in this subject is ingrained in the organization’s history, as its founder was a former publisher of the Montreal Star. Most recently, the Foundation has been interested in building […]

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McConnell at a Glance gives a brief overview of the Foundation's work and provides an overall picture of what we do.

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Explore quelques-unes des conséquences du ralentissement économique pour le secteur communautaire du Canada et fait valoir qu'il est urgent de trouver de nouveaux modèles et des approches originales pour assurer la santé de ce secteur et maintenir le bien-être des Canadiens.

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In this report, we summarize the results of the partner perception survey that was done in late 2019.

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The McConnell Foundation greatly values our relationships with our partners. We aim to work in a spirit of mutual accountability. In 2023, the Center for Effecitve Philanthropy conducted a second perception survey - four years after the first one - with current partners.

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A selection of speeches from past Foundation President Tim Brodhead, covering topics ranging from the environment to the economy, and from social inclusion to social innovation.

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As this publication sets out to explain, for the Foundation, enhancing resilience means investing in the capacity of Canadians to handle challenges at multiple levels. Our concept of resilience links social and ecological systems, people and nature, and can be addressed locally at the level of the individual, family, or community, and nationally or even […]

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The Foundationcategorys primer for those developing or referring an Applied Dissemination proposal

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