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Last updated: 12/5/2019
Community Foundations of Canada
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123 Slater Street
Suite 600
North America
K1P 5H2  Canada
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1 (613) 236 2664 (Phone)
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  Andrea Dicks
  VP, Knowledge and Foundation Development
  Mr. Ian Bird
  Carolyn Leslie
  Coordinator of Administration and Logistics
  Membership association
  About CFC
Community Foundations of Canada is the national membership organization for Canada’s Community Foundations.

We are the Canadian movement for community vitality, represented by 183 members from coast to coast. CFC was established in 1992 to connect and support this growing network of local foundations.

Our Mission
•To build stronger communities by enhancing the philanthropic leadership of community foundations

About Community Foundations
Inclusive. Forward-looking. Fair. Creative. Safe. Green. Fun. There’s no end of words to describe what we want our communities and country to be.

But there’s one word that sums it all up. Vital. The vitality of our communities, or community vitality, is something community foundations care about a great deal.

Community vitality is the unique spirit that flourishes when people believe their community holds possibilities for everyone.

And it can be measured by how well people’s needs are being met: from our most basic needs—sustenance, shelter, health care, safety—to those that give quality to life, such as places and opportunities to play, learn and create.

Our Vision for Communities
All signs point to stronger communities. To us, the best sign for Canada’s communities—our vision for them—is that they are strong and getting stronger. What would this mean?

A vital community is one that:
•Includes and offers opportunities to everyone

•Has the knowledge and ability needed to help shape its own future for generations to come

•Can meet its most important needs, challenges and opportunities, today and in the future
•Is filled with people who are interested and engaged in finding ways to make their community a more vital place to live, work and play

In our vision, our communities are ready to address pressing problems like poverty, unemployment, hunger and housing. And all citizens are able to benefit from the best a community can offer: the arts, recreation, health care, education, safe and inclusive neighbourhoods and a healthy environment.
  North America
  Annual institutional report (about your organisation's activities)
  Resource Manuals, Training Guides, Issue Based White Papers and Reports
  Conferences and seminars, Peer learning, Training
Additional Information
  CFC's Board also has Task Forces to assist in their work. In 2016 there is one: Canada's 150
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