Reports Archive

Final Report Consultation on Non-Profit Journalism

March 2019Community Consulting Services Ltd. The Muttart Foundation

In autumn 2018, the Muttart Foundation convened a meeting of sector representatives, government regulators, professional advisers and international experts to discuss the issue of Non-Profit Journalism. In its February 2018 Budget the federal government raised the possibility of measures to facilitate philanthropic support for initiatives in this area.  The session was one of an on-going series of meetings to foster an exchange of ideas and allow for a sharing of concerns of both sector groups and regulators. No undertakings or commitments from either regulators or sector participants are expected or made at these sessions, and any remarks in the report are meant only to reflect the discussions. A copy of the report is available here.

Final Report Consultation on Non-Profit Journalism

Final Report Consultation on Charities and Mixed Use Housing

January 2019Community Consulting Services Ltd. The Muttart Foundation

In spring 2018, the Muttart Foundation convened a meeting of sector representatives, government regulators, professional advisers and international experts to discuss the issue of Mixed-Use Housing. The session was one of an on-going series of meetings to foster an exchange of ideas and allow for a sharing of concerns of both sector groups and regulators. No undertakings or commitments from either regulators or sector participants are expected or made at these sessions, and any remarks in the report are meant only to reflect the discussions. A copy of the report is available here.

Final Report Consultation on Charities and Mixed Use Housing

Muttart’s Proposal to the Senate

October 2018The Muttart Foundation

The Muttart Foundation has released its submission to the Special Committee of the Senate on the Charitable Sector. This Committee, long advocated by Muttart, is charged with examining the laws and policies that affect Canada’s charities and not-for-profit organizations. Muttart’s submission lists the most important recommendations it feels are necessary in the regulatory field, and comments on other issues that fall within the Committee’s mandate. A copy of the full submission is available here.

Muttart Submission 2018

Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Pre-budget consultations for budget 2015

August 2014The Muttart Foundation

The Muttart Foundation has called upon the federal government to reinstitute studies into Canada’s voluntary sector. In a submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, the Foundation encouraged the committee to recommend funding be restored to Statistics Canada to allow the agency to reinstitute three studies – the National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations, the Satellite Accounts and the Canadian Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating. A copy of the Foundation’s submission is available here.

Pre-budget Consultations 2015

Prepare your Non-Profit Organization to Help Create a Wave of Positive Change

December 2013Dr. Marlo Raynolds The Muttart Foundation

“Leadership” is a multi-faceted concept, confusing to some, challenging to most. In this “leadership notebook,” former Pembina Institute CEO Marlo Raynolds reflects on some of the things he learned from his years of heading this environmental charity. An easy read, Dr. Raynolds’ book is a thoughtful and practical guide that will be of value to those in leadership roles and those who aspire to such roles.”

Prepare Your Non-Profit Organization to Help Create a Wave of Positive Change