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Other Resources (listed alphabetically)
BMO Financial Group formed an alliance with Community Foundations of Canada and launched the Supporting Your Community program to make it easy for Canadians to contribute to causes that are important to them. The Guelph Community Foundation is a proud supporter of this program.
Caledon Institute of Social Policy
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy is a private, non-profit organization that conducts high-quality research and analysis; seeks to inform and influence public opinion and to foster public discussion on poverty and social policy; and develops and promotes concrete, practicable proposals for the reform of social programs at all levels of government and of social benefits provided by employers and the voluntary sector.
Canadian Association of Gift Planners
The purpose of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners is to support philanthropy by fostering the development and growth of gift planning. The Association creates awareness, provides education and is an advocate of charitable giving.
Canadian Donors Guide
Donors, Philanthropists, Lawyers, Accountants, Trust Officers, Will and Estate Planning Officers, Taxation Professionals, Financial, Insurance and Investment Advisors, and other professionals use the Canadian Donors Guide to make decisions on philanthropy.
Canadian Council on Social Development
Canadian Council on Social Development is a non-profit social policy and research organization focusing on issues such as poverty, social inclusion, disability, cultural diversity, child well-being, employment and housing.
Canadian Policy Research Networks
Canadian Policy Research Networks advise Canada's leaders on the issues of our times and the policy options to move Canada forward. Its mission is to create knowledge and lead public dialogue and discussion on social and economic issues important to the well-being of all Canadians.
Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network
The Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network is a membership group of private, community, public and corporate foundations, and government and corporate funding programs that give grants in support of the Canadian environment.
Canada Revenue Agency
Search the online list of Canadian charities. View a charity's information return to learn about their finances and activities.
Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector - news, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers.
Carleton Centre for Community Innovation
We work with networks of practitioners, academic researchers, and policy makers to undertake collaborative research and to provide innovative learning opportunities on emerging issues in the non-profit and voluntary sector, with a focus on sustainability and leadership, policy and practice, connections and community.
Community Foundations of Canada
We are the Canadian movement for community vitality, representing 178 Community Foundations across the country. Together, we help Canadians invest in building strong and resilient places to live, work and play.
Government of Canada
In Kind Canada
In Kind Canada is a nation-wide charity devoted to providing smaller charities and non-profits with access to resources that are typically only available to larger organizations.
Imagine Canada delivers research that puts the voluntary sector on the map and raises its profile in the minds of Canadians. It shapes public policy and builds support, encourages collaboration and engagement from businesses, government and individuals.
International Development Research Centre
International Development Research Centre is a Canadian public corporation that works in close collaboration with researchers from the developing world in their search for the means to build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.
Leave A Legacy Canada
LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage people to leave a gift through their will. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a program of the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP-ACPDP™).
Philanthropic Foundations Canada
Philanthropic Foundations Canada is a national membership organization for Canada’s independent, grantmaking foundations.
Professional Advisors eResource
Practical online tools and resources designed specifically for professional advisors - compliments of Community Foundations of Canada.
Public Policy Forum
The Public Policy Forum's mission is to strive for excellence in government – to serve as a neutral, independent forum for open dialogue on public policy, and to encourage reform in public sector management.
Sector Source connects charities and nonprofits with resources and information that help them develop their organizations and get the job done for the communities they serve.
- An Institute for Community Engagement
Tamarack is a dynamic organization that develops and supports collaborative strategies that engage citizens and institutions to solve major community challenges, and to learn from and share these experiences.
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee - Ministry of the Attorney General
The Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee plays a role in protecting the public interest in charitable property. This web site gives basic information to people who use, run or donate to charities.
The Ontario Trillium Foundation
The Ontario Trillium Foundation, an agency of the Ministry of Culture, receives $100 million annually of government funding generated through Ontario's charity casino initiative.
Volunteer Canada is the national voice for volunteerism in Canada. Since 1977, Volunteer Canada has been committed to supporting volunteerism and civic participation through ongoing programs and special projects.
Youth in Philanthropy
By forming youth advisory committees (YACs) within our local community foundations, we come together to raise money, build endowment funds and make grants to local youth projects.