News & Announcements

At the Community Forward Fund, we share resources to support financial capacity-building in the nonprofit and charitable sector in Canada. Check often, or sign up for our newsletter, for regular updates.


Community Forward Fund short-listed for first-ever Social Finance Award

September 1st, 2012

We thank our partners for nominating us and are pleased to report that we just received the news that we’ve been shortlisted.

On their website, states:

The Social Finance Awards are presented to leaders who are playing a pivotal role in catalysing the Canadian social finance marketplace. The award was conceptualized to showcase and celebrate the efforts that individuals and organizations are making to mobilize private capital for public good.

CFF CEO speech at April 2, 2012 event marking official opening of Fund

April 2nd, 2012

In March 2012 after a rigorous process, the Community Forward Fund Assistance Corporation (CFFAC) received registration with the Ontario Securities Commission and is now pursuing registration in several other jurisdictions across Canada.

In April, along with several of their partners and supporters, they marked the official opening of their Fund at a celebration hosted by Citizens Bank at their Toronto offices.

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