Corporations announce COVID relief funding

Several corporations across Canada have announced funding for COVID relief efforts, including to food banks across the country. Here are the latest donation announcements: AltaGas announced it will donate $1,000,000 to help community partners in its operating regions respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The assistance funds, provided by AltaGas, will be distributed to partner organizations on the […]

Canada’s charities make urgent ask of Ottawa for $10 billion stabilization fund

The leaders of 140 Canadian charities have written a letter to the Government of Canada asking for urgent financial support to prevent the irreparable collapse of the sector, and their vital programs, due to the COVID-19 crisis. Canada’s charities are a critical  part of the Canadian economy, contributing more than eight percent to Canada’s GDP ($162 billion in 2017) and employing more than ten […]

Saskatchewan nonprofits & COVID-19: Impact and support survey

The Saskatchewan Nonprofit Partnership (SNP) wants to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the operations and program delivery of nonprofit organizations in Saskatchewan. If you are able to spare just a few minutes to respond to this survey they would be extremely appreciative. The survey should take approximately 5-8 minutes. This survey is open to Saskatchewan nonprofits […]

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia launches COVID-19 impact survey

The Community Sector Council of Nova Scotia (CSCNS) is inviting you to complete a short survey about the impact of COVID-19 on your organization. Our goal is to get a snapshot that reflects the early impact of the pandemic on the nonprofit and voluntary sector so we can help government and other stakeholders make informed […]

COVID-19 threatens to devastate Canada’s charities: Imagine Canada

Wage subsidies and funding announced last week by the federal government to help charities fight homelessness and prevent violence against women are an important first step, but much more government stimulus is needed to ensure charities and nonprofits survive the pandemic, according to Imagine Canada which represents 170,000 organizations in Canada’s social good sector. Based […]

Canadians’ online generosity shines in times of crisis, but continued decline of charitable giving puts charities at risk

CanadaHelps, the country’s largest platform for donating and fundraising online, released the third edition of The Giving Report today, providing an in-depth look at the state of Canada’s charitable sector. As the world grapples with COVID-19 and an anticipated economic downturn crisis, Canadians are stepping up to give through CanadaHelps’ online portal.  Since the World Health Organization declared a pandemic […]

Participate now in ONN’s survey about Ontario nonprofits and COVID-19 impacts

As challenges continue from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) wants nonprofits to know we’ve got your back. We are continually updating our COVID-19 Resources with reliable and relevant information so that nonprofits across Ontario can continue to support each other and their communities. ONN is advocating to the Ontario and the federal government to ensure […]

Volunteer Toronto mobilizes COVID-19 Response Team

Volunteer Toronto has launched a COVID-19 Volunteer Response Team, to connected available volunteers with opportunities in the Toronto area. Sign up today and receive updates.  For organizations needing urgent volunteer assistance during the crisis, Volunteer Toronto is waiving recruitment fees. Please fill in this form and a Volunteer Toronto staff member or volunteer will contact you […]

Hudson’s Bay Foundation to donate $1M to Food Banks Canada and Kids Help Phone

Hudson’s Bay Foundation announced it will donate $1M in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis.  The Foundation has partnered with Food Banks Canada and Kids Help Phone, each of whom will receive $500,000. Both organizations have reported an increased need for services and resources across Canadian communities. The foundation will match donations and encourages Canadians to support the charities. […]

Breakfast Club of Canada sets up an emergency fund to reach out to children across the country

Backed by its network of corporate partners, Breakfast Club of Canada is setting up an emergency fund to support breakfast program enrollees and local community organizations that assist food-insecure families and children throughout Canada during the COVID-19 crisis. Breakfast Club of Canada invites community organizations that wish to apply for a special grant to fill out an online application.  The emergency fund will: […]