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Registration is open for 2016 Philanthropy Forum

Building from the success of last year’s event, Philanthropy Forum 2016 will include two days of programming, festival-style, in downtown Peterborough, allowing for more opportunities for networking, longer workshop sessions for in-depth learning, and some of the best speakers to be found – both locally and beyond our community.

Philanthropy Forum 2016 has something for everyone in the sector, whether you’re staff or a volunteer, just getting started or an old hat, working in the arts or at the zoo.  There are many ways for you to engage with Philanthropy Forum this year: register for the whole conference, share a pass or just come to the sessions that work with your schedule.

See the sechedule and list of speakers on the Philanthropy Forum webpage.

Register here.


Dr. Roberta Bondar to Headline 2016 Philanthropy Forum

Community Foundation of Greater Peterborough is delighted to announce that Dr. Roberta Bondar has accepted our invitation to address participants at the 2016 Philanthropy Forum as our keynote speaker. The program will also include an opening plenary by Stéphane Grenier of Mental Health Innovations.

Philanthropy Forum brings Greater Peterborough’s non-profit sector together for professional development and networking. Last year, over 200 people from the philanthropic sector participated in 17 sessions over a 2 day period. This year, CFGP is planning even more sessions!

Philanthropy Forum will take place November 15-16, 2016 in Downtown Peterborough. You won't want to miss this exciting event so save the date!

More information about Philanthropy Forum will be added to the website throughout the summer and registration will open in September, so be sure to check for updates!

See the full media release here.


CFGP has annoucned the 2016 grant recipients for the Community Fund for Canada's 150th

On June 20th, 2016, CFGP announced the 2016 grant recipients for the Community Fund for Canada’s 150th have been announced, in addition to the recipients of the Donor Advised Funds and Agency Funds.

In all, 26 organizations received grants, bringing the total amount allotted to nearly $140,000. These grants bring the cumulative amount CFGP has invested in various organizations and community projects in the Greater Peterborough Area to more than $1 million since CFGP's first grants were made in 2011!

Congratulations to all those who recieved grants this year!

See the full list of recipients here.