Engineers Without Borders Canada

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I greatly enjoy talking to students, and I am now in Ottawa, Canada, just having spoken to an incredible group of students, Engineers Without Borders Canada. Mainly engineering students, but as EWB Canada has grown and matured, they've increased the size of their umbrella and welcome non-engineering students. What was exciting was that EWB Canada had just put up their version of project development, which they call Intelligent Development.

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YMCA Canada and YWCA Canada launch plan to support youth and prevent a ‘lockdown generation’ in Canada

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Two of Canada’s largest youth-serving organizations, YMCA Canada and YWCA Canada are launching a youth-focused recovery plan to address the dire circumstances young people are facing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Walmart Canada announces $6.6 million contribution to Food Banks Canada

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Walmart Canada has officially wrapped up its most successful Fight Hunger. Spark Change fundraising campaign ever in support of Food Banks Canada. The post Walmart Canada announces $6.6 million contribution to Food Banks Canada appeared first on CharityVillage.

Salesforce Last Mile Training Director in the USA or Canada

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Location: Virtual: Home-based office in US or Canada; some travel required for marketing, in-person training sessions. Work Authorization : Citizens or Permanent Residents of USA or Canada. The post Salesforce Last Mile Training Director in the USA or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good. Cloud for Good is seeking a director of Last Mile Training (LMT) to develop and deliver Salesforce training programs for several different roles. .

Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation now accepting grant applications

Charity Village

The Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation is pleased to inform you that the local grants application portal is now open. The local grants will provide funding to organizations that directly support family caregivers in communities across Canada.

Unsmoke Canada Cleanups accepting grant applications for litter cleanup projects

Charity Village

Unsmoke Canada Cleanups is a grant-giving program established in 2020 through a partnership between The Great Outdoors Fund and #UnsmokeCanada to support litter cleanup projects anywhere in Canada.

Principal Consultant – Digital in the USA or Canada

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Location: Virtual, home office in US or Canada. Work Authorization : Citizens or Permanent Residents of USA or Canada. The post Principal Consultant – Digital in the USA or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good. The Cloud for Good Principal Consultant, Digital is responsible for leading Salesforce Marketing Cloud or Pardot implementation projects, driving services team enablement, and contributing to pre-sales and sales support for potential clients.

Imagine Canada publishes new report on corporate-nonprofit partnerships

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Imagine Canada has published a new report on corporate-nonprofit partnerships. The post Imagine Canada publishes new report on corporate-nonprofit partnerships appeared first on CharityVillage. Partnering for Impact explores forward-looking approaches to partnering through nine compelling case studies. These case studies include partners from leading companies and social impact organizations such as Cisco, AstraZeneca, RBC, CanadaHelps, Second Harvest, and more.

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New research digs into the Great Resignation and Canada’s tight labour market

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Research just released from Robert Half shows the Great Resignation trend may accelerate across Canada, and robust compensation packages will be critical for recruiting new talent. The post New research digs into the Great Resignation and Canada’s tight labour market appeared first on CharityVillage.

Imagine Canada releases free Organizational Resilience Self-Assessment tool

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Imagine Canada‘s new, free Organizational Resilience Self-Assessment tool makes it easy for charities and nonprofits of all sizes to evaluate resilience and organizational competencies related to risk, governance, accountability, and trust.

Building your skills and career at Canada’s fundraising conference with a heart.

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Join the warm and welcoming WCFCommunity from your favourite place for this year’s virtual Western Canada Fundraising Conference – September 21-23, 2022. The post Building your skills and career at Canada’s fundraising conference with a heart.

Food Banks Canada releases COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report

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A new report released today entitled Food Banks Canada COVID-19 Response Fund Impact Report shows how Canadians came together in record numbers to help food banks across Canada continue to be there for Canadians during the first year of the pandemic.

Campaign Consultant, Marketing and Data Services in the US or Canada

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Virtual: Home-based office in the US or Canada . The post Campaign Consultant, Marketing and Data Services in the US or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good. The Campaign Consultant is responsible for developing offline marketing campaigns and other complex segmentation that is critical to our customer’s ongoing day-to-day operations and overall fundraising success.

Canada’s Volunteer Awards announces 21 recipients for 2020

Charity Village

The post Canada’s Volunteer Awards announces 21 recipients for 2020 appeared first on CharityVillage. It has been a challenging year for Canadians.

Young women challenge the leadership status quo with Plan International Canada’s Girls Belong Here program

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Plan International Canada celebrates the inherent power and leadership potential of girls, whose voices are needed more than ever to address global challenges, including the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and to shape a more equal world.

Government of Canada launches $500 million Canada Community Revitalization Fund to drive post-COVID-19 recovery

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Shared public spaces in villages, towns and cities are at the heart of communities across Canada. The post Government of Canada launches $500 million Canada Community Revitalization Fund to drive post-COVID-19 recovery appeared first on CharityVillage. Main streets, downtown cores, community and cultural centres, farmers’ markets, libraries, outdoor spaces and other public places draw in residents and visitors alike, supporting local businesses and jobs.

Imagine Canada releases new, free organizational resilience self-assessment tool

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Imagine Canada‘s new free organizational resilience self-assessment tool helps to answer these questions. The post Imagine Canada releases new, free organizational resilience self-assessment tool appeared first on CharityVillage.

A Guide to Exploring the Untapped Potential of Canada’s Multicultural Donors

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And our communities are becoming increasingly diverse; newcomers to Canada currently account for nearly 20% of the population, and by 2036, it is projected that as many as 1 in 3 citizens will be foreign-born. Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising Canada Imagine Canada multicultural donors

Government of Canada proposes extending CEWS and other pandemic support measures

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The Government of Canada is proposing to extend the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support until October 23, 2021, and increase the wage and rent subsidy rates between August 29 and September 25, 2021.

Statistics Canada survey reveals optimism about nonprofit staffing

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Statistics Canada has released new survey data related to how nonprofits are feeling about staffing, operating expenses, recruitment, and more. The post Statistics Canada survey reveals optimism about nonprofit staffing appeared first on CharityVillage. The recent survey was conducted from July 2 to August 6, 2021, and respondents were asked about their expectations over the next three-month period.

Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2021 announced

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The best of the initiatives were recognized as Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2021 were announced by Mediacorp […]. The post Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2021 announced appeared first on CharityVillage.

Remote work may widen inequality in Canada, new survey suggests

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The post Remote work may widen inequality in Canada, new survey suggests appeared first on CharityVillage.

Canada Recovery Hiring Program available to nonprofits and charities

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The recent federal budget proposed the new Canada Recovery Hiring Program to provide support to eligible employers that continue to experience qualifying declines in revenues relative to before the pandemic. The post Canada Recovery Hiring Program available to nonprofits and charities appeared first on CharityVillage.

Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator in the USA or Canada

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Location : Virtual, Home-based office in the US or Canada (preferred to work Eastern Hours). Work Authorization : Citizens or Permanent Residents of USA or Canada. The post Marketing and Partnerships Coordinator in the USA or Canada appeared first on Cloud for Good. Cloud for Good is looking for a self-motivated individual to support the marketing and partnership teams.

Imagine Canada releases statement on 2021 federal budget

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In response to the federal budget that was released on April 19, 2021, Imagine Canada has released the following statement: “Today’s federal budget laid out a series of measures that will support the nation’s charities, nonprofits and social entrepreneurs in what may be an unprecedented show of recognition for our sector by the federal government. […]. The post Imagine Canada releases statement on 2021 federal budget appeared first on CharityVillage.

Federal government releases more details on the Canada Recovery Hiring Program

Charity Village

The recent federal budget proposed the new Canada Recovery Hiring Program to provide support to eligible employers that continue to experience qualifying declines in revenues relative to before the pandemic.

Muttart Foundation releases comprehensive, free e-book exploring Canada’s nonprofit sector

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Intersections and Innovations: Change for Canada’s Voluntary and Nonprofit Sector is a free e-book that, with 36 chapters devoted to a wide variety of topics including volunteering, decent work, the overhead myth, relationships with Indigenous communities, leadership diversity, fundraising trends, digitization, […]. The post Muttart Foundation releases comprehensive, free e-book exploring Canada’s nonprofit sector appeared first on CharityVillage.

Celebrate immigrant success in Canada with the Top 25 Canadian Immigrant Awards

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The only national awards celebrating immigrant success, the Top 25 has been a prominent fixture recognizing immigrants and their importance to Canada. The winners represent the incredible achievements that immigrants make in Canada every day.

Statistics Canada releases new report on the economic contribution of nonprofits and volunteering

Charity Village

Statistics Canada has released a new report covering the economic contribution of the nonprofit sector, as well as important employment data from the sector.

Nature Canada accepting employer applications for new wage subsidy program for BIPOC youth

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Nature Canada has launched a new wage subsidy program, Work to Grow, for nature organizations to employ BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) youth. The post Nature Canada accepting employer applications for new wage subsidy program for BIPOC youth appeared first on CharityVillage.

Canadians invited to provide feedback on the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act

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The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, launched a consultation seeking comments from the public and organizations on the provisions of the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act as part of the statutory review of the legislation. The post Canadians invited to provide feedback on the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act appeared first on CharityVillage.

TD commits $10M in the continued effort to combat anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination in Canada

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This donation is among the largest contributions in Canada to a Black-focused, Black-led and Black-serving organization. The post TD commits $10M in the continued effort to combat anti-Black racism and systemic discrimination in Canada appeared first on CharityVillage.

Ready For Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation?

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Canada''s anti-spam legislation took effect July 1, 2014. Here is some information and a list of resources to help you better understand CASL and the possible impact on your organization.

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Statistics Canada releases new stats related to working from home

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A new study released by Statistics Canada sheds light on questions around productivity of remote work, using supplementary questions added to the February 2021 Labour Force Survey. The post Statistics Canada releases new stats related to working from home appeared first on CharityVillage. The focus is on new teleworkers, i.e., employees who usually worked outside the home before the COVID-19 pandemic but who worked most of their hours at home during the week of […].

Government of Canada launches call for innovative concepts to prevent and eliminate homelessness

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The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, launched a call for concepts for innovative projects to prevent and eliminate homelessness under the Community Capacity and Innovation stream of Reaching Home: Canada’s Homelessness Strategy. The Government of Canada is providing approximately $6 million over three years, starting in 2021–22, for scalable projects that will test and develop new and […].

Aviva invests over $1 million in WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program

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Over the next three years, Aviva Canada will invest over $1 million in WWF-Canada‘s Nature and Climate Grant Program, to help local groups and Indigenous organizations restore degraded lands and shorelines in order to improve habitats and capture carbon. The post Aviva invests over $1 million in WWF-Canada’s Nature and Climate Grant Program appeared first on CharityVillage.

Government of Canada launches call for applications for the National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care

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The post Government of Canada launches call for applications for the National Advisory Council on Early Learning and Child Care appeared first on CharityVillage.

New study from Imagine Canada shows recovery will be challenging for some charities

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The post New study from Imagine Canada shows recovery will be challenging for some charities appeared first on CharityVillage. More than a year since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effects of the crisis are still being deeply felt by many charities across the country. Our latest Sector Monitor survey shows how the pandemic continues to challenge the sector and suggests that recovery will be challenging for many organizations. More than 4 in […].

Government of Canada launches applications for Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative External Reference Group

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The post Government of Canada launches applications for Supporting Black Canadian Communities Initiative External Reference Group appeared first on CharityVillage.

Statistics Canada releases new data on human resources in the nonprofit sector

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Statistics Canada has released new data on human resources in the nonprofit sector from 2010-2019. of all jobs in Canada. While the economic and social landscape of Canada is very different at the time of this release […]. The post Statistics Canada releases new data on human resources in the nonprofit sector appeared first on CharityVillage. In 2019, nonprofit organizations—serving households, businesses and governments—employed 2.5

Inside a Website Redesign: Plan Canada

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Plan Canada is a child-centered community development organization. Mark Banbury, Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Plan Canada, shared with me some insights into the recent redesign of their website They work with children, their families, communities, organizations and local governments to bring about positive change.

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YouTube Extends Their Nonprofit Program to Canada and Australia

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In addition to the United States and the United Kingdom, nonprofits in Canada and Australia can now also take advantage of YouTube’s Nonprofit Program. Good news! The benefits of the program incude: Premium branding capabilities and increased uploading capacity ( View Example ). The option to drive fundraising through a Google Checkout “Donate&# button. Listing on the Nonprofit channels and the Nonprofit videos pages.

3 Things You Should Know About Fundraising in Canada

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Knowing Canadian giving habits is key to successful fundraising in Canada. Whether you are an international organization moving in to Canada or simply new to the country there are a few things you need to learn, and the below list will help you understand some of the most important giving behaviours that make Canadians unique. Peer-to-peer fundraising in Canada is big. Face-to-face and door-to-door fundraising in Canada is huge. Canadians are known for many things.