Stronger Together 2018 orientation classes

Mark PetersenWorkshops

Want to learn more about this year’s round of Stronger Together Grants?  This optional class is being offered to representatives from Canadian Christian charities who seek to deepen their understanding on how to best apply for grants from the Stronger Together group. Included in the class are 5 ways to make a compelling case for support. There will be opportunity to … Read More

Stronger Together 2018 grant opportunities

Mark PetersenGrants

Stronger Philanthropy is hosting the ninth year of Stronger Together Grants. We are a collaborative giving circle of major private donors and foundations which seek to enable significant investment into innovation for Canada’s Christian charities. We want to invest in activity that takes your charity out of your status quo and into new activity that benefits your constituency. There are … Read More

Update on the Spark Initiative 2018

Mark PetersenNews

The window for receiving Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) by interested applicants for the Spark Initiative is now closed.  Thank you to all who showed interest in this opportunity. By the deadline of January 26, 2018 we had received 24 LOIs from millennial social entrepreneurs from across Canada.  At the time of this post, staff are working behind the scenes to … Read More

Grants for Toronto churches in 2018

Mark PetersenGrants

Once again this year, the Washington DC-based Mustard Seed Foundation is offering grants to Toronto-area churches, and have requested the assistance of Stronger Philanthropy in getting the word out.  The Americas Director of MSF, Brian Bakke, will be in Toronto in March 8-9, 2018 and is booking appointments with local pastors.  Read below for his full letter and contact Brian … Read More

The Spark Initiative is back for round 2

Mark PetersenGrants

The Spark Initiative, a granting and mentoring opportunity for millennial social entrepreneurs, is back for a second round after a successful conclusion to round one earlier this year.  The Spark Initiative was recently adopted by the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ), and their Next Gen Director, Matt Wilkinson, will lead it going forward. Grants of up to $10,000 each … Read More

Stronger Together 2017 grants awarded

Mark PetersenNews

Six foundations joined together in 2017 to collectively award $1,095,000 in grants to innovative projects run by Canadian Christian charities.  Participating donors included founding members Bridgeway Foundation and John & Rebecca Horwood, along with more recent collaborators Kehila Foundation, Redleaf Foundation, and River Dali Foundation.  This year the David & Dorothy Lam Foundation joined in to make us even stronger … Read More