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Metcalf Foundation The goal of the George Cedric Metcalf Charitable Foundation is to enhance the effectiveness of people and organizations working together to help Canadians imagine and build a just, healthy, and creative society.

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OVERVIEW

Description

The Metcalf Foundation advances innovative approaches to sustainability, equity, and creativity.

We pursue our work in fostering sustainable communities by creating the conditions for innovation, risk-taking, collaboration, learning, and reflection.

We support people and organizations with a range of perspectives to connect the dots across disciplines and sectors.

We nurture leaders, equipping them with skills and opportunities for learning and reflection.

We seek points of integration in thinking and practice across issues.

We inform public policy with cutting-edge ideas and research.

We encourage the emergent and untried and place bets on new ideas and new ways of working.

FUNDING TYPES AND CRITERIA

INTERESTED IN THESE SECTORS

Agriculture; Arts, Culture, Handicrafts; Civic Participation; Clean and Green Technology; Communications / Media / ICT; Disabilities; Disaster Recovery; Distribution / Supply Chain; Education; Employment, Livelihood, Income Generation; Energy; Enterprise Development, SME; Environment, Climate Change; Fair Trade, Organic Products; Financial Serv./Inclusion, Microfinance; Food and Nutrition; Health; Housing, Shelter, Homelessness; Mobile; Natural Resources / Conservation; Peace and Security; Sanitation, Waste Management; Tech; Training, Technical Assistance Services; Water; Web, SaaS, Online Tech; Women, Girls

providing funding for these regions

  • US, Canada