Tag Archives: Charity

COVID-19: Canada Emergency Community Support Fund Applications Open!

This entry is part 28 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

The federal government is making $350 million available to community organizations serving vulnerable Canadians. Applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund opened May 19. Access to funding is through three national intermediaries: United Way Centraide Canada Applications through local offices Application guide here Community Foundations of Canada Application page here… More

COVID-19: National Survey – Finding the Way Forward Together

This entry is part 25 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

What is the impact of COVID-19 on Christian ministries in Canada? We are conducting a national survey of ministry leaders to find out. CCCC is partnering with Flourishing Congregations Institute, Cardus, Rick Hiemstra (The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, James Watson(The Salvation Army in Canada) , Waybase, and Sam Reimer (Crandall… More

COVID-19: Privacy Commissioner’s Videoconferencing Tips

This entry is part 24 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) has posted videoconferencing tips on its blog. With the expansion of remote work videoconferencing has become a daily routine for many workplaces. Online meetings can present a new set of privacy concerns, and the OPC has outlined 11 tips to mitigate… More

COVID-19: Re-Opening Plans Across Canada

This entry is part 21 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

Many provinces have started to ease restrictions on business, recreation, and social movement of their residents. Some have presented plans without dates or tangible milestones; others have no plans. To help keep tabs on which province is opening when and the various plans, we’ve put together a reference chart with… More

COVID-19: Accessing Restricted Funds – Clarifications from the Ontario Public Guardian & Trustee

This entry is part 20 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

In an earlier post, we shared the Ontario Public Guardian and Trustee’s (OPGT) temporary guidance for accessing restricted funds. Since then, a number of questions have arisen and the OPGT has provided a list of six Q&A’s to help clarify a number of situations. These are reproduced below. Question regarding… More

COVID-19: Flexibility for Corporate AGMs in BC, Nova Scotia, Ontario

This entry is part 19 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

As emergency orders remain in place limiting gathering sizes, many annual general meetings (AGM) can no longer be held in a traditional, in-person format. Some corporate by-laws may already address the use of phone or virtual meeting options. Below is a brief overview of additional directions and orders in BC,… More

COVID-19: CCCC Calls for a Matching Funds Program to Support Charities

This entry is part 18 of 30 in the series COVID-19.

Read CCCC’s Funding Proposal to the Federal Government CCCC has written to the Hon. Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development with a funding proposal to sustain and strengthen the charitable sector during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, when demand for services is very high, but significant decreases in donations… More