Guidebook to Impact Investing for Foundations Released

Created by Community Foundations of Canada and Philanthropic Foundations Canada, the Impact Investing Guidebook offers a suite of resources that will help foundations to deepen their impact through impact investing.

Designed to meet foundations at whatever stage of their impact investing journey, the Guidebook is a practical toolkit and covers a range of interactive materials, including:

  • A roadmap for beginning impact investing at your foundation;
  • Success stories from community foundation leaders in Ottawa, Toronto and Hamilton involved in impact investing;
  • Clear examples of impact investing in practice, and;
  • Myths that can get in the way of impact investing, and motivations that can help overcome barriers.
  • A resource hub with case studies, fact sheets, and videos featuring foundations from across Canada, including a case study of Vancity Community Foundation

View and download the Guidebook and access resources online:



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