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Investing in Movement for NL Communities

CFNL is excited to participate in this year’s Kia Communities in Motion. With a commitment to fostering inclusivity and innovation, Kia Communities in Motion continues to empower communities nationwide. In partnership with Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), Kia Communities in Motion is a grassroots initiative that supports local projects that

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2024 CFNL Board Call for Nominations

  CFNL is recruiting members to join its board of directors.  New members have an exciting opportunity to shape an organization with national relevance while grounding it in the beauty and strengths of the people who call Newfoundland and Labrador home and the place that’s given us all so much. 

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2023 Giving Season Ideas

  It’s the Giving Season. For many of us, we give and receive so much at this time of year as we move through many holiday celebrations.   We’re excited to highlight the way many community organizations are inviting you to get involved in Giving Back this holiday season. We’ll keep

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From Legacy to Opportunity – Furlong Family Scholarships

Investing in Promise at Corner Brook Regional High School Nestled on Newfoundland’s picturesque west coast, Corner Brook Regional High School is now home to the Furlong Family Scholarships. This initiative, fueled by a generous gift of life insurance from Kathryn Furlong to the Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, aims

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Leading By Walking Around – Community Listening Tour 1.0

Below is a first-person blog post from CFNL’s Executive Director, Nicole Dawe, about her recent travels around the island of Newfoundland as part of her work for the foundation.  Many people shared a lot of wisdom with me when I stepped into this role as Executive Director of the Community

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CFNL To Support 28 Organizations Through Community Services Recovery Fund

Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (CFNL) is proud to have worked with community foundations across Canada as part of the Community Services Recovery Fund. This fund is a collaboration between the Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada, and United Way Centraide Canada to provide funding to Community Service Organizations,

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CFNL to support 9 organizations in NL through Investment Readiness Program

In 2019, Community Foundations of Canada (CFC), alongside the Government of Canada and several partner organizations, announced the Investment Readiness Program (IRP), a program that helps social purpose organizations scale up their social enterprises to prepare to accept investments. Since then, IRP has had three intake periods and has supported

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Join Us – 2023 CFNL Board Nominations (Extended to April 14)

CFNL is recruiting members to join its board of directors.  New members have an exciting opportunity to shape an organization with national relevance while grounding it in the beauty and strengths of the people who call Newfoundland and Labrador home and the place that’s given us all so much.  The organization’s

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Now Accepting Applications: Community Services Recovery Fund

Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador takes part in the Community Services Recovery Fund – a $400 million investment in Community Services Organizations  Now more than ever, Community Service Organizations (charities, non-profits, and Indigenous Governing Bodies) are playing a key role in addressing persistent and complex social problems faced by

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$35,350 of Support To End The Year

Thank you so much for your support as part of the CFNL community this year. It’s been a trying year for many with the ongoing pandemic and increasing strains on individual and organizational finances with rising inflation. We’re extra appreciative this year that you’ve included CFNL in your community service. 

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NL Vital Signs 2022 – Climate Change Edition

The Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador and Memorial University’s Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development have released the 2022 edition of the Newfoundland and Labrador Vital Signs Report. This year’s report focuses entirely on climate change and its impacts on the environment, economy and society in NL. 

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Community Services Recovery Fund Launches

Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador takes part in the Community Services Recovery Fund – a $400 million investment in charities and non-profits  Now more than ever, charities and non-profits are playing a key role in addressing persistent and complex social problems faced by all Canadians. The Community Services Recovery

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Fiona Recovery Fund to Support SW Coast

Fiona Recovery Fund to Support Communities Impacted by Hurricane Fiona with Rebuild FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2022 St. John’s, NL – As the Southwest coast of the province continues to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona; the Fiona Recovery Fund will help impacted communities with

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Investment Readiness Program Launches

Funded by the Government of Canada, the Investment Readiness Program (IRP)  supports social purpose organizations as they contribute to solving pressing social, cultural and environmental challenges across Canada. Its goal is to help social purpose organizations build their capacity to participate in Canada’s growing social finance market and prepare themselves to

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