Another step toward truth and reconciliation

Mark Petersen 20160 Comments

From its inception, St. Stephen’s University has been a place of Christian higher education with a vibrant ecumenism, in the spirit of John 17. We aim to be a safe space for people of different cultural and faith backgrounds to gather in the spirit of learning and the pursuit of healthy, just relationships. We have a history of positive, grassroots … Read More

Improving quality of service for volunteers

Mark Petersen 20160 Comments

Our nation needs a safe, authentic, engaging place to discuss the person of Jesus.  Transformed lives transform society.  Alpha Canada is strategically placed with its innovations to reach more people than ever before. Organization Name: Alpha Ministries Canada Location: Richmond, BC Project Name: Alpha Concierge Project Amount Awarded: $85,000.00 Date Awarded: 12/10/2016 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation, John & Rebecca Horwood, Kehila Fund, Redleaf … Read More

Out of the ivory tower

Mark Petersen 20160 Comments

Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC) is a network of 34 faith-based universities, colleges and seminaries across Canada. Historically most of these campuses were teaching institutions. Today many are seeking to expand their research capacity to bolster their scholarship. This research shift comes at a time when faith-based campuses are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their relevance to constituents. Organization Name: … Read More

Connecting to grassroots ministry

Mark Petersen 20160 Comments

Partners International Canada is creating a web-based platform to empower and affirm their development ministry partners by providing a communication tool for enhanced field management, enable donors to create and save their own preference based ministry information, and enable churches to form their own online groups to promote ongoing fundraising initiatives. Organization Name: Partners International Canada Location: Brampton, ON Project Name: Global … Read More

Repositioning OneBook for success

Mark Petersen 20150 Comments

OneBook has forged ahead with innovative, efficient approaches to literacy and Bible translation, yet was burdened by legacy projects that didn’t fit its new framework.  Our partnership helps them move ahead to reposition the organization and honourably finish projects from the former paradigm. Project Name: Picking Up the Pace Growth Campaign Grant Amount: $25,000.00 Purpose of Investment: To underwrite the … Read More

Capacity building for First Nations

Mark Petersen 20150 Comments

As Canadians, we believe we all need to participate in some way towards truth and reconciliation with First Nations communities.  Building up the capacity of this small but creative organization, Indigenous Pathways, which is led by and serves First Nations peoples, is a step in the right direction. Project Name: Communications and Donor Development Director Grant Amount: $25,000.00 Purpose of Investment: … Read More