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Impact Investing Report 2022 – Towards 100% Impact

This full report provides a detailed look into our 2022 impact portfolio, offers an overview of our revised impact management approach, and shares more about our progress towards 100% impact.

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Communities Focus Area Webinar (Video & Slides)

Accept YouTube 🍪 to watch this video   In this webinar, our program staff explained our new approach to the Communities focus area, including how we got here, as well as our updated priorities and funding strategies. The webinar also shared resources for applicants and answered participant questions. Watch the video above, or download the […]

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Ten Actions to Accelerate University Social Impact (Re-Code)

Canadian university presidents collaborated for five years from 2017 – 2022 to accelerate their universities as a greater force for good. Supported by the McConnell Foundation, a group of 30 presidents (the Canadian University Presidents Social Impact Collaboration) created several tools, resources, and connections to scale their social impact and put Canada on a more […]

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Equity, diversity and inclusion in climate action in Canada: the role of philanthropy

Intersectionality and social justice movements are transforming the way climate change is addressed. For philanthropy to be part of this transformation, funders need to be involved in identifying the systemic barriers that individuals and communities face. In this way, they can work together to help overcome the obstacles to address the climate crisis.   In their […]

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Impact Investing Report 2021

Our third annual Impact Investing Report provides an update on the 2021 allocation of our impact investing portfolio.

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Year in Review 2021

For our first Year in Review, we shine a light on the work of our partners and share an overview of our finances for 2021.

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Application Orientation Webinar Video and Slides (2022)

The application orientation webinar provides an overview of our focus areas as well as the new process for applying for McConnell Foundation funding.

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McConnell Foundation Sample Application and Instructions

This document provides instructions and a sample application for our focus area funding streams.

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Build Back Better: The Role of Post-Secondary Institutions in Supporting Community Resilience (Re-Code)

COVID-19 has demonstrated our collective need for increased social, economic and environmental resilience. This pandemic has often been framed as a ‘rehearsal’ – only one of many future crises. In this context, we have a collective imperative to rebuild our communities in ways that help us better weather future challenges. Supporting recovery and rebuilding requires […]

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