This is how Canada’s foundations should respond to COVID-19

A set of guiding principles

Why It Matters

The COVID-19 crisis requires urgent action across sectors to help vulnerable Canadians. Philanthropic foundations have the funds, expertise, and networks to make a significant difference, so what should they be doing? Philanthropic Foundations Canada (PFC) and their partners just released a new set of guidelines for foundations.

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