1. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Community Foundation Interactive Map

    The map includes a significant portion of the more than $5.5 million that the Niagara Community Foundation has awarded since 2013 to great causes and organizations from one end of the region to the other. The vast majority of these grants come from the Foundation’s endowment funds, established to ensure...
  2. Resources & Publications

    Measuring Outcomes in Practice: Fostering an Enabling Environment for Measurement in Canada

    There is growing recognition that the social and economic challenges affecting individuals and communities are highly interconnected. Measuring Outcomes in Practice, a new report from Mowat NFP’s Enabling Environment series, argues that to address the root causes of these challenges in a systematic way, the charitable sector must shift from measuring outputs to...
  3. Resources & Publications

    Niagara Community Foundation 2015 Annual Report: Helping Good People Build Smart and Caring Communities

    The Niagara Community Foundation’s three-year strategic plan was implemented in 2015. This annual report highlights the accomplishments of the last year. Published By: Niagara Community Foundation Publication Date: April 2016
  4. Community Blog

    The Niagara Community Foundation Centre of Excellence in Non Profit Governance: Strengthening the Non Profit Sector in Niagara

    If you’ve ever been a member of a board of directors you have probably considered at least one of the following common questions: How can we focus our efforts to make sure we have a clear plan and spend our valuable time together working toward our goals? How do we...
  5. Community Blog

    Call for Projects that Will Provide an Effective Service to Address Poverty at a Neighbourhood Level for Residents of the Niagara Region

    The Niagara Prosperity Initiative (NPI) uses a neighbourhood-based approach to addressing poverty with the understanding that the nature and degree of poverty varies from neighbourhood to neighbourhood. Since 2008, NPI seeks to build strong communities to ease the enduring impacts of poverty and the stigma and stress associated with living...
  6. Resources & Publications

    Service Ontario: Not-For-Profits Website

    Service Ontario has launched a new site for not-for-profits in Ontario, making it faster and easier for organizations to get the services and information they need to start, operate and grow their NFPs.  The new site features information on government open call programs for funding, ideas on how to start...
  7. Resources & Publications

    Not-For-Profits

    This website, hosted by ServiceOntario is a central source of information for not-for-profits and charities. Here you will find guidance on how to start and manage your not-for-profit or charitable organization. You can get information about the laws and regulations that apply to not-for-profits and charities and find out about available...
  8. Resources & Publications

    GoBidNiagara

    GoBidNiagara is a one-stop virtual portal for the interaction between public institutions and private business for publicly tendered contracts in Niagara. The site specializes in indexing brief descriptions and links to Tenders, Request for Quotation and other bid solicitations from Niagara’s public sector institutions including Niagara’s MASH Sector (municipality, municipal...

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