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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A joint statement from the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund and Community Foundations of Canada

Today marks the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It was created in response to the recommendation # 80 of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action where they called “upon the federal government, in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples, to establish, as a statutory ...

Press Release | Leading Canadian Foundations Increase Investments to Advance Reconciliation

Toronto | Tkaronto – June 17, 2021 

On the first anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, we acknowledge not only the truth of the legacy of residential schools but also the ongoing efforts at reconciliation. 

At the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commi...

Press Release | Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund awards close to $900,000 to Indigenous-led organizations across Canada

[Ottawa, un-ceded Anishinabe Algonquin territory; 22 September 2020]

The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF) has awarded $836,896.50 in financial support to 35 Indigenous-led organizations across Canada. The Fund, led by Indigenous philanthropic leaders a...