New tall ship for youth mentoring

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Organization Name: SALTS Location: Victoria BC Project Title: Tall Ship Engineering and Innovation Project Amount Awarded: $150,000 Date Awarded: 25-11-2018 Purpose of Investment: To invest in a new class of sailing schooner for use in international waters off the coast of British Columbia as a means to train youth in core values for life. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation … Read More

Measuring long-term impact

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Organization Name: cbm Canada Location: Stouffville ON Project Title: Measuring Impact Project Amount Awarded: $91,500 Date Awarded: 2018-11-25 Purpose of Investment: To develop, test and roll out a tool designed to measure the long-term impact of international development programs and to report that impact to donors. Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Burro Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood Kehila Foundation David & … Read More

Buy a meal, give a meal

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Organization Name: Mealshare Location: Edmonton, AB Project Name: Growing Mealshare’s Capacity Amount Awarded: $40,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation John & Rebecca Horwood David & Dorothy Lam Foundation Purpose of Investment: To hire a full-time manager for frontline staff, enabling continued strong growth of a new hunger relief charity. Executive Summary: Mealshare exists to combat youth hunger. Mealshare … Read More

Capacity building for charity fundraising

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Organization Name: Blue Sea Philanthropy Location: Kitchener, ON Project Name: Essentials Fundraising Academy Pilot Amount Awarded: $40,000.00 Date Awarded: 11/18/2017 Participating Grantmakers: Bridgeway Foundation Kehila Foundation Redleaf Foundation River Dali Foundation Purpose of Investment: To develop and launch a sustainable process to train and mentor charity leaders in best practices for fundraising. Executive Summary: Blue Sea Philanthropy is passionate about … Read More

Another step toward truth and reconciliation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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