We are a network of funders inspired by a vision of an environmentally sound and sustainable Canada and working to strengthen the impact of philanthropy in support of that vision. Together, we represent private, public, community, and corporate foundations that share a desire to learn, collaborate, and leverage resources in pursuit of common priorities.
Why We Are Here
We are excited to be at Foundation House and greatly appreciate the warm and collaborative environment that is the hallmark of our new home.
Community Foundations of Canada is the national network for Canada’s 191 community foundations. We’re a philanthropic movement working across sectors to help Canadians invest in building strong and resilient communities.
Why We Are At Foundation House
We're proud to be at Foundation House and engage in a host of opportunities for collaboration and partnership building with like-minded individuals and organizations.
GrantBook is a mission driven organization helping grantmakers and impact investors thrive in the digital era. We provide a range of change management, IT and impact reporting services to arts councils, community foundations, corporate foundations, grantmaking nonprofits, private foundations and public grantmakers.
Why We Are Excited About Foundation House
We are thrilled to be at Foundation House for three reasons. First, we get to work alongside deeply motivated and empathic people. Second, we want to part of movement-building in the philanthropic and nonprofit space. Third, we believe shared spaces such as Foundation House (and Centre for Social Innovation) generate a lot of serendipity.
About Laidlaw Foundation
The Laidlaw Foundation supports young people in being fully engaged in the civic, social, economic and cultural life of diverse and environmentally healthy communities. We accomplish this through grants and partnerships with other organizations active in the youth sector and by influencing policies that affect young people.
About Lawson Foundation
The Lawson Foundation is a national family foundation that invests in and engages with ideas, people and organizations that contribute to the wellbeing of children and youth and their development as active and engaged members of society.
We are fully and enthusiastically engaged in Foundation House because we believe that sharing space, resources and ideas is the best way to do our work effectively, as well as increase our philanthropic reach and impact.
PFC is a pan-canadian association of grantmakers with over 130 members including private and public foundations as well as corporate funders. PFC promotes the growth and development of effective and responsible foundations and organized philanthropy in Canada through provision of membership services, resources and advocacy.
About the Circle
The Circle on Philanthropy and Aboriginal Peoples in Canada is an open network promote giving, sharing, and philanthropy in Aboriginal communities across the country.