Who We Are
Imagine Canada’s staff, operations, work, and network depend on traditional Indigenous territories to provide us physical space, sustenance, safety, and community to work, live, and play.
Our physical head office is located on the traditional territory of many nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinabeg, the Haudenosaunee, the Chippewa, and the Wendat (Wyandot). We acknowledge that these lands are covered by Treaty 13 and the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant. We acknowledge that these lands are still home to many diverse First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people.
Our Mission & Strategy
- Funding is flexible, reliable, and flows more equitably to organizations and communities
- The sector offers prosperous careers and is governed by courageous leaders with lived experience
- Voices traditionally at the margins are sought out and valued in decisions impacting our collective futures
- Influencing the regulatory and policy environment in which social good organizations operate
- Ensuring decision-makers have access to timely and relevant knowledge about our sector
- Ensuring organizations are operating at the highest level of excellence
- Amplifying the unique and diverse perspectives within our sector
Imagine Canada envisions a charitable and nonprofit sector that supports and cultivates diverse, inclusive, just and equitable communities. We are working towards a sector that is truly representative of the communities we work with, that provides radically inclusive workplaces to employees and volunteers of all backgrounds, and that advances systems change.
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Carters Professional Corporation
Community Foundations of Canada
Miller Thomson LLP
Sarasin & Partners LLP
Suncor Energy Inc
The Counselling Foundation of Canada
Thank you to our supporters and sponsors.
Your support enables us to take an enhanced leadership role in defining, promoting and strengthening the charitable sector in Canada.
2022 was an odd and challenging year, but also one of optimism and opportunities. From the Omicron variant to inflation rising to record high, the pressure on charities and nonprofits was immense. In the midst of these challenges, the past year was also one of connecting and reflecting.
Collaboration and collective action in our sector is very powerful. Together, we will continue to work and advocate for a resilient and sustainable sector.