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Canadian Information Sources

Canadian Donor's Guide

Available in print or as a searchable digital edition, the Canadian Donor's Guide publishes a "yellow pages" of Canadian charities, and then distributes the Guide to over 17,000 key individuals who make decisions on bequests and major gifts. See also CharityCan.

Canadian Environmental Grantmakers' Network (CEGN)

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, they represent private, public, community, and corporate foundations that share a desire to learn, collaborate, and leverage resources in pursuit of common priorities.

Canadian Trade Index (CTI)

A directory of thousands of Canadian corporations, including contact information and web site links.


CharityCAN is a prospect research, donor identification and relationship mapping platform. CharityCAN allows fundraisers to search multiple datasets at once and map relationships among people, charities and companies. CharityCAN’s datasets include: donation records, Canadian Who’s Who biographies, political donations, Thomson Reuters corporate Canada, ZoomInfo and household data information.

CharityVillage Nonprofit Neighbourhood: Grant-Giving Foundations

Links to the Home pages of Canadian foundations with grant programs.

CharityVillage Online Resources: Government Agencies and Departments

Links to the Home pages of federal and provincial government agencies and departments. Find general information and funding guidelines.

CharityVillage Online Resources: Economic, Financial and Investment Information

Links to Canadian public company funding and corporate responsibility programs.

Community Sector Council Newfoundland and Labrador

Compiled by the Community Services Council Newfoundland and Labrador, this guide features provincial and federal government funding sources, as well as foundations, companies, and other grantmaking agencies.

COS Pivot

Pivot focuses on what matters most to Research Administrators, Research Development Professionals, and their institutions: the ability to identify and connect funding opportunities to researchers at their institution.

Database of Funding Agencies

From the University of British Columbia's Office of Research Services. Searchable by keyword, grant type, research area and deadline, and covers Health Sciences, Natural and Applied Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. In addition to a long list of Canadian funding sources, the database contains a good cross-section of foreign agencies. The service also provides direct links to the home pages of major granting agencies.

Directory of Funding Agencies and Other Organizations of Interest

From University of Alberta's Research Grants Office. Provides links to the home pages of foundations and agencies, organized by country.


Evergreen's mission is to bring communities and nature together for the benefit of both, through their Learning Grounds, Common Grounds, and Home Grounds programs. They offer funding and expert advice for transforming school grounds and creating outdoor classrooms, conserving publicly accessible lands, and revitilizing the home landscape.

The Funding Portal

The Portal is a Canadian Exempt Market Dealer portal registered to facilitate access to both government funding and capital markets.

Give Green Canada

G2 Give Green Canada provides tools and training for eNGO's at no charge and works with Donors and Advisors. Their toolkit provides detailed information and resources to help organizations get started with planned giving programs.

Mentor Works

Mentor Works is a business services company that provides assistance and support services related to small business funding grants. By assessing their clients' strategic objectives and innovation challenges, they are able to match optimal government grants for small businesses in Ontario and across Canada in order to accelerate business growth.

Your Blogular Fund Finder

This blog primarily covers funding opportunities in British Columbia, but much of the information is also national in scope.