Save the date for a wide variety of engaging in-person and virtual sessions throughout the year

Whether you are a philanthropist, charity or a professional interested in learning more about assisting your clients in their philanthropic endeavors, prepared to be inspired, enlightened and empowered.

Your go-to knowledge hub for all matters related to charitable giving

As one of the largest community Foundations in Canada, the JCF is committed to be a leading partner in building philanthropy, sharing knowledge, and investing in the broader community. In this spirit, we are proud to be launching the Centre for Philanthropic Learning (CPL) this spring, the only centre of its kind in Canada.

The Centre for Philanthropic Learning will be accessible to JCF fundholders, Canadian charities, and the professional community in Montreal and beyond—free of charge and year-round. Stay tuned for bespoke training, inspiring speaker series, tax-efficient tools and charitable resources. Plus, engaging forums to share topics of interest, experiences and incubate innovation.

For more information on the CPL, contact

Speakers for
Organizations

Ethan Zohn

May 8, 2024

Tikkun Olam, The Ultimate Survival Tool

In Person

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Speakers for
Professionals

David Bentall

May 22, 2024

The Key to Future-Proofing Your Family Enterprise: Emotional Intelligence

In Person

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Speakers for
Donors

Serena Hak

November 6, 2024

Why your story is your superpower (Part Two)

In Person

Watch Part One Presentation

Past Events

The Centre for Philanthropic Learning launch event featuring keynote speakers Scott Harrison & Anne-Marie Boucher on March 30th, 2023.

Sara Lomelin

March 14, 2024

Your invitation to
disrupt philanthropy

Remote

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Danielle Poulin

January 25, 2024

Gouvernance en philanthropie (En Français)

Remote

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Mark Halpern

November 2, 2023

How to effectively use Life Insurance, RRSP’s / RRIF’s in strategic philanthropy

Remote

Watch Presentation

Dan Pallotta

October 19, 2023

How restraints on non-profits undermine their potential

Remote

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Paulanne Jushkevich

October 12, 2023

Ethics & Stewardship: A crucial role in fundraising

Remote

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Tal Ben-Shahar

June 8, 2023

Positive Philanthropy: Applying the science of happiness

Remote

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Serena Hak

May 30, 2023

Why your story is your superpower (Part One)

In Person

Watch Presentation

Shlomi Levy

May 11, 2023

Tax, Estate Planning & Ownership
Needs in the U.S.

In Person

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Jeremy Hampson

April 19, 2023

WHY and HOW to have the philanthropic conversation with your clients

Remote

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