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Budget Template

Budget Template for Applicants.

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Reconciliation Focus Area Webinar 2023

The Reconciliation focus area webinar shared the latest updated strategies. Also, find the webinar PowerPoint slides and Q&A summary.

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Questions & Answers summary from the 2023 Reconciliation Webinar

This summary of the Questions & Answers period to the Reconciliation Webinar on November 7 2023. In October 2023 we announced a refinement to our Reconciliation Focus Area. We shared the latest updates during our November 7, 2022 Reconciliation Focus Area webinar.

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At the border of a lake surrounded by mountains, a large group of individuals stand in a circle around a fire pit. An Indigenous man with a long braid and a woman address them. This meeting happened at the Summer Institute, at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre, Yukon in 2019.

McConnell at a Glance

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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Partner Perception Survey 2023

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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The path to net-zero carbon: Our action plan

Acting on the net-zero carbon imperative For decades, the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned that to avoid catastrophic climate-related risks to our natural and physical environment, we must limit the global rise in temperatures to no more than 1.5°C above the pre-industrial era. In its most recent report in 2023, […]

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Our 2022 Year in Review

Our Year in Review 2022 spotlights our partners in Communities, Reconciliation and Climate, and provides an update on our 100% impact investing strategy, aligned with our mission. We hope this review offers insight into our philanthropic practices and, more importantly, shines a light on the remarkable work of our partners.

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Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures

The purpose of the Statement of Investment Policies and Procedures (SIP&P) is to outline the principles governing the investment policy of the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation and to address key matters such as investment beliefs and the asset mix.

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