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Imagine Canada

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  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    A new Discussion Paper from the office of the Chief Economist for Canada’s Charitable and Nonprofit Sector

    Brian Emmett, our Chief Economist, and Harvey Sims, the former Chief Economist, Privy Council Office for the Government of Canada and Ottawa-based consultant, co-authored a discussion paper about the tax incentives for charitable giving in Canada paying particular attention to the proposed Stretch...

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    The VSRAs were held on February 6 where five winners from 15 finalists were announced. More than 140 charities were nominated. Our congratulations to all the finalists and winners! The awards, now in their seventh year, recognize Canada’s best nonprofit annual reports. We’d like to extend...

  • Monday, January 12, 2015

    On December 18, 2014, over 70 of Imagine Canada’s Directors, Advisory Council members, and Sector Champions co-signed a letter to Minister Oliver in support of the Stretch Tax Credit for Charitable Giving. In addition to the Finance Minister, the letter was also sent to all 306 Member of ...

  • Monday, August 11, 2014

    This year Imagine Canada’s recommendations are intended to strengthen philanthropy, reduce administrative costs, and support the sector’s entrepreneurial activity. With a $6.4 billion federal budget surplus projected for 2015-16, new investments in the sector are more likely now than at any time...

  • Thursday, December 6, 2012

    Les organismes de bienfaisance du Canada ont maintenant un moyen plus facile de trouver de nouvelles sources de financement.

    Canadian Charities now have an easier way to find new funding sources. Imagine Canada is pleased to announce the launch of grantconnect.ca, an innovative and comprehensive bilingual tool that connects charities with funders who support their causes. Grant Connect is the next generation of the...

  • Wednesday, February 19, 2014

    A new conversation with Canadians about charities and nonprofits

    Today Imagine Canada announces the release of the first elements of the Narrative Tool Kit – information to help charities and nonprofits explain to Canadians who we are, what we do and how we’re making a difference. This work, done in partnership with a broad coalition of organizations, is...


Our National Partners

  • great west life
  • Lawson Foundation
  • Muttart Foundation
  • RBC Foundation
  • Suncor
  • TD Bank
  • investors group

Learn more about our National Partners and other supporters.

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