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News 26 April 2022

Year in Review 2021

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Great Canadian ESG Championships

McConnell joins the Great Canadian ESG Championship: a $90M competition to identify Canada’s best approaches to responsible investing

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Year in Review 2021

  A first edition As the McConnell Foundation celebrates its 85th year, we are grateful for the vision and generosity of J.W. McConnell, whose original gift has allowed us to [...]

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Electrifying! Innovative community investments for Earth Day 

McConnell funding partner, Tapestry Community Capital (Tapestry) supports organizations to bring their socially and environmentally impactful projects to life through community investment.

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Funding and Partnerships Guide

Our new Funding and Partnerships Guide! 

As part of our ongoing efforts to be more responsive, accountable and transparent, we recently changed our application process to make applying for funding easier and more accessible. Our next [...]

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A message from our CEO on the crisis in Ukraine

We all watch with heavy hearts the humanitarian disaster unfolding as war grips Ukraine. To date, more than 3.6 million people have fled the violence, many of them women and children.  [...]

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Application Orientation Webinar

We invite you to mark your calendar for Thursday, January 20 from 1 pm to 2:30 pm EST for the Application Orientation webinar on our new application process.     [...]

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A Holiday Message from Lili-Anna Pereša

Another unusual year has passed as we continue to adapt to our pandemic reality. The holiday season is approaching with, I hope, moments of comfort and wonder.   The holiday [...]

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Solutions Finance Accelerator: Profile series

Discover the nine members of the Solutions Finance Accelerator (SFA). These nine organizations have developed innovative financial tools during 2020 and 2021 that are contributing to a vibrant social finance [...]

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Kaleidoscope Social Impact: Empowering community development through innovative finance

The Solution Finance Accelerator, whose first cohort ran from 2020-2021,  contributes to a vision of a vibrant social finance marketplace with efficient and effective investment capital flowing to social and [...]

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