Transformation in online giving

One of the exciting projects we’ve been involved with in the first six months of 2015 has been a unique experiment in research into online giving.  Giving by mobile devices has skyrocketed, yet many charities have not adapted as quickly to the technology.  This research gives charities information they should consider as they advance into this […]

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Nate Petersen on Save the Mothers

Bridgeway member Nate Petersen recently returned from Uganda where he witnessed the work of Save the Mothers, one of our partner charities.   His interview on 100 Huntley Street highlights the strategic nature of Save the Mothers’ work in education for cultural change on practices that impede maternal health.

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Results from Stronger Together 2015

Stronger Together is pleased to confirm grants of $500,000 to twelve organizations in this year’s round of grants for innovative outreach by Canadian Christian charities.  Four partners — Acts of Grace Foundation, Bridgeway Foundation, John and Rebecca Horwood, and Mitchell Family Foundation — are this year’s contributors.  Bridgeway Foundation contributed a quarter of the funds for this […]

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Grants for capacity building announced

As mentioned previously, Bridgeway Foundation is working with Seacrest Foundation and Frontier Marketing on a triple partnership for capacity building for Canadian Christian charities. Bridgeway’s grantmaking committee met on May 23, 2015 and approved six conditional matching grants for charities located from Alberta to Nova Scotia.  Each of these six charities will be undertaking an […]

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Six steps to better site visits

March and April were busy months with most of my time dedicated to 18 Stronger Together site visits with charities from BC to Quebec.  We normally reserve two hours for these meetings, as we arrange to personally meet all shortlisted applicants.  In many cases, it’s the only time all year that I will be face-to-face with […]

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