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 [email protected]
CPL Launch Event
An inspirational opportunity to learn how to change the world through philanthropy
In-person | By Invitation Only
Thursday, March 30, 2023
Founder and CEO of Charity: Water, Scott spent almost 10 years as a nightclub promoter in NYC before leaving to volunteer on the coast of Liberia as a volunteer photojournalist. Returning home to NYC two years later, he founded the nonprofit organization turning his full attention to the global water crisis and the world’s 785 million people without clean water.
Acclaimed lawyer and prominent philanthropist, Anne-Marie has been actively involved in various charitable organizations and causes in both Montreal and abroad. She brings a wealth of experience in strategic philanthropy and how to make the right choices that yield the greatest impact.
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.
Upcoming Speakers for Donors
June 8, 2023
Positive Philanthropy: Applying the science of happiness
October 19, 2023
How restraints on non-profits undermine their potential
March 14, 2024
Your invitation to disrupt philanthropy
Upcoming Speakers for Professionals
April 19, 2023
WHY and HOW to have the philanthropic conversation with your clients
May 11, 2023
What you need to know
about cross border issues
November 2, 2023
How to effectively use Life Insurance, RRSP’s / RRIF’s in strategic philanthropy
Upcoming Speakers for Organizations
May 18, 2023
Why your story is your superpower
October 12, 2023
Ethics & Stewardship:
A crucial role in fundraising
January 25, 2024
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