The Muttart Foundation is a private foundation which supports charities in Canada, primarily in Alberta and Saskatchewan.
Strengthening the Charitable Sector
The Muttart Foundation believes that Canada is best served through a strong, independent and interconnected voluntary sector. It also believes that foundations and other funders can help ensure the sector maintains and gains strength.
The Early years of a child’s life provide the foundation for development. A healthy birth, a nurturing home environment, and caring and supportive communities are critical in helping every child reach their full potential.
Muttart’s Board of Directors has asked the Premier and his ministers to include charities and non-profit organizations in any economic assistance program. The Foundation notes that these organizations are facing the same situation as businesses – lost revenue and ongoing operational and facility costs. The Premier’s Office has acknowledged the letter and said it has…
The Muttart Foundation has made its submission to the Allan inquiry that is to enquire into organizations that have allegedly received foreign funding to make statements about Alberta’s energy industry. A copy of the submission is available here.
The Foundation carried out research to identify the degree to which Canadian charities report receiving funding from outside Canada. Data is based on the annual returns (T3010s) filed by charities with the Canada Revenue Agency for fiscal years ending in 2016 (the latest data available on the Government of Canada Open Data website). This table…