Stronger Together 2019 grants announced

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Eight foundations joined together in 2019 to collectively award $1,013,000 in innovation grants to 15 projects by Canadian Christian charities. Participating donors included founding members Bridgeway Foundation and John & Rebecca Horwood, along with David and Dorothy Lam Foundation, River Dali Foundation, Kehila Foundation, Burro Foundation, and Redleaf Foundation. This year, new collaborators Alexandra Horwood & Andrew James Labbad joined … Read More

Assessing letters of inquiry

Nate PetersenApplication Process

The month of May is Stronger Philanthropy’s dedicated time to receive letters of inquiry (LOI) for the Stronger Together program. We hear from Canadian, Christian charities who are ready to launch any new initiative that is ground-breaking and impactful. This year, we received nearly 50 LOIs for projects that ranged across multiple sectors and around the world, including the arts, … Read More

Innovation grants with Stronger Together 2019

Mark PetersenGrants

Stronger Philanthropy is hosting its tenth year of Stronger Together Grants for charity innovation. The Stronger Together program is a giving circle of major private donors and foundations motivated by their faith to positively impact their communities and world through generosity and collaboration. In this unique round of grants, this group seeks to enable significant investment into innovation for Canada’s … Read More

Spark Initiative finalists announced

Mark PetersenInnovation, News

The Spark Initiative – a granting and mentoring opportunity for next generation Christian social innovators hosted by the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec (CBOQ) – was pleased today to announce its list of finalists for this honour. Nine individuals were named in this announcement. Each one will be invited to attend three retreats over this next year to enhance … Read More

Stronger Together 2018 now open

Mark PetersenNews

The application window for Stronger Together 2018 is now open during the month of May.  Organizations specializing in an innovative opportunity to expand their organizational mission are invited to apply for grants of up to $150,000. The LOI window closes on May 31, so act now. For more information on this opportunity and to apply, click here. To register for … Read More

Stronger Together 2016 grants announced

Mark PetersenNews

The five partners of Stronger Together 2016 are pleased to announce the awarding of over $1m in grants to 17 Canadian Christian charities in grants which focus on innovation.  Beneficiaries of these grants are charitable organizations and institutions stretching from British Columbia to New Brunswick. These grants were awarded in a competitive process which began with 43 LOIs being received … Read More

Meeting dates available

Mark PetersenInnovation, News

In our ongoing focus of partnering for innovation by charities, Stronger Philanthropy is opening our doors to meeting with charity reps to discuss our plans for Stronger Together 2016.  I will be setting aside one day per month for these exploratory 50-minute meetings which can happen face-to-face, by phone, or by Skype.  In them, I will present the priorities of the … Read More

Centre for Scholarship launched

Mark PetersenNews

Eighteen months ago, Stronger Together Grants awarded a large grant to Redeemer University College.  The focus?  To encourage public scholarship by Christian academics leading to clear social benefit.   The result of this investment was seen last week as the Centre for Christian Scholarship was launched at the Hamilton-based institution. The Purpose Power Potential Conference, held October 28-30, was the first … Read More