(July 6, 2020) In what's become the latest charity controversy, nine days after the federal government announced a plan to partner with charity to put up to 5,000 dollars into the pockets of 20,000 students, the partnership is dead in the water. And we're left wondering who benefitted from that particular skirmish, and what it says about charity in our time. At issue … [Read more...] about Charity Controversy: A week of WE. Now what?
Emergency Community Support Fund
(June 19, 2020) On April 21, 2020, the federal government announced a $350 million investment, the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF) to “improve the ability of community organizations to serve vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 crisis.” It said the funding would flow through three intermediary organizations—United Way Centraide, the Canadian Red Cross and … [Read more...] about Community Foundations of Canada gives the first glimpse of Emergency Community Support Fund grant recipients