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Who We Are

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Our cause is social good in Canada.

We work to bolster the charities, nonprofits and social entrepreneurs that build, enrich and define our nation and the communities they support around the globe.


our vision
Our vision is of a stronger Canada where charities work together alongside business and government to build vibrant and prosperous communities.
Our mission is to strengthen Canadian charities and nonprofits so they can better serve individuals and communities both here and around the world.

We believe that charities and nonprofits play an essential role in Canadian society by:


  • Engaging Canadians
  • Building knowledge
  • Helping those in need
  • Strengthening public policy
  • Enhancing quality of life
  • Contributing to economic prosperity
Imagine Canada - Strategic Planning Framework
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Strategic Plan

The future is upon us. As charities and nonprofits seek to fulfill their missions in an ever-changing world, Imagine Canada is continuing its process of understanding the operating system for organizations, not just today, but what it may look like in years to come.

Our Leadership
Our Board


Visionary Supporters
Honorary Supporters
Individual Supporters

Robert Hooper
Donald K. Johnson
Owen Charters
Pascal Lépine
Peter Robinson 
Refat & Dolat Jiwani
Marlene Deboisbriand
Martha Tory
Lynne Toupin
Devon Hurvid 
Dominic Wong
Christopher Daughtery
Steven Ayer
Marcel Lauziére
Margaret Mason
Darlene Jamieson
Derek Gent
Allan Northcott
Bruce & Heather MacDonald
Bill Harper
Cathy Barr
Lynn Chambers

Foundation Supporters

The Counselling Foundation of Canada
The Calgary Foundation
The Philanthropist

Corporate Supporters

Miller Thomson LLP
Ramp Communications
Ernst & Young LLP
Spire Philanthrophy
Buy Social Canada CCC Ltd.
Interlocus Group Inc.
PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP

Become an Imagine Canada Supporter

Your support enables us to take an enhanced leadership role in defining, promoting and strengthening the charitable sector in Canada.

Imagine Canada Annual Report 2018
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Annual Report 2018

We are implementing a long-term plan to fundamentally improve the operating environment for all charities and nonprofits, working together with sector leaders.