WE have a problem

Mark PetersenDue Diligence

Do you conduct due diligence on the charities you support? Recent news has reported on a spectacular failure that has put a celebrated charity on the front pages of Canadian papers. The federal government was prepared to invest over $900 million into WE Charity based in Toronto, but the deal fell apart. As I’ve read the astonishing reports (here and … Read More

Stronger Together 2017 shortlist

Mark PetersenNews

By our May 31st deadline, we received 42 LOIs for this year’s round of grants for Stronger Together 2017.  We were grateful to consider each of these excellent ideas.  In the following weeks, we shortlisted these and requested more information from applicants.  As of today, the full applications of the final 22 organizations have been received.  Thank you for your work. … Read More