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The Kidney Foundation of Canada
The national, volunteer organization aims to improve health and quality of life of kidney disease patients. It provides information about kidney health, diseases and treatments; funds research; provides services for kidney patient...
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...

News Releases

ADCO Launches Province-wide Fundraiser for Children's Hospitals
Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario (ADCO)
Members of the Association of the Association of Day Care Operators of Ontario, staff and children host ADCO Walkathon events to raise funds for children's hospitals across the province.
Big Names Fight For A Big Cause at Upcoming Breast Cancer Research Fundraiser
Breast Cancer Society of Canada
Attendees include world-famous boxers, entertainment personalities and reputable businesses as Dewith's Boxing Studio joins forces with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada for a gala event Toronto, On...
CAM-X’s Astounding Fundraising Continues
Canadian Call Management Association (CAM-X)
This year, with the support of both CAM-X members and CAM-X vendors, the Association raised an astounding $50,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
Canadian Mushroom Farmers Donate $60,000 to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada
Breast Cancer Society of Canada
Mushrooms Go PINK! Canadian mushroom growers and their employees are justifiably proud of their donation of $61,129 to the Breast Cancer Society of Canada, exceeding their fundraising goal by 150%.
Cutting Out Brain Tumours: Kitchener-Waterloo Survivor Motivated to Find a Cure
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
If you need a haircut and want to help an important cause, the second annual Cutting Out Brain Tumours event on Saturday, June 10 is for you. Brain tumour survivor Stephanie Dorion has pulled together...
Edmonton Brain Tumour Survivor Giving Back Through Fundraising Efforts
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Edmonton brain tumour survivor is giving back through the annual Spring Sprint event (Ju for brain tumour research and patient programs. ?I want to do what I can,? Cheryl expresses. ?This was a life a...
5,000 Canadians walk to honour and support families of workplace tragedy
Threads of Life
Beginning May 4, more than 5000 Canadians will walk in support of families affected by workplace fatalities, life-altering injuries and occupational disease, as part of the annual Steps for Life - Wal...
Fundraiser for the Canadian missions: Tastes of Heaven Gala, April 25, 2013
Catholic Missions In Canada
Tastes of Heaven Gala 2013 - Join Catholic Missions In Canada at its 2013 Tastes of Heaven Gala and hear Sister Sheila Fortune, C.S.J., one of our Canadian missionaries from the Diocese of Corner Book...
Fundraising Concert at Beit Zatoun - Saturday, March 2, 2013 - Toronto
Dynamic downtown Toronto community venue celebrates 3 years of arts and culture for peace and justice. Fundraising Concert on March 2, 2013 with some of Toronto's best world music artists. Beit Zatoun...
Guelph Brain Tumour Survivor Leads Community Effort to Raise Critical Funds for Patient Support and Research
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
When Guelph resident Tanya Lea was diagnosed with multiple brain tumours at the age of 40, she was shocked. Falling sick had been the furthest thing from her mind. An active and independent woman, she...
"I know it will not bring my Mom back but I know it would make her proud?
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
"I know it will not bring my Mom back but I know it would make her proud? Stefanie Lawton is just one of hundreds of Saskatoon residents taking part in the annual Spring Sprint to support brain tumour...
LCBO stores raise funds for Threads of Life
Threads of Life
LCBO shoppers can support families affected by workplace tragedies, April 28 through May 25, by dropping their coins in the counter coin boxes.
Miss Canada North America 2013 honours her father by supporting brain tumour cause
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
When Jessica Laing was 14-years-old, her father Paul Miller was diagnosed with a brain tumour. Today, as Miss Canada North America 2013, she is lending her voice to the cause of action and awareness a...
Mother's Day Weekend - Walk for Breast Cancer Research
Breast Cancer Society of Canada
For the 8th consecutive year, cleo will partner with the Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) for this exciting annual event. The BCSC held their first walk in Point Edward, Ontario in 1991 and with...
Publicity 101 for Colleges
Q: What's the best way for a college to get continuing media attention? A: By being found in SOURCES, the Media's Guide to Experts and Spokespersons
Record-breaking Funds Raised for Brain Tumour Patients across Canada
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
An outstanding 5,800 brain tumour patients and their supporters from across Canada have come together and raised a record-breaking $1.5 million for critical brain tumour research and patient programs ...
Social Media drives wine sales to raise charitable funds
Chteau des Charmes Wines
Queens Quay LCBO store was the site for a cheque presentation to Meal Exchange Executive Director Dave Kranenburg. $13,000 was raised through bottle sales of Generation Seven wine, a new label from Ni...
Sudbury Family Raising Funds for Brain Tumour Research in Honour of Lost Husband, Father and Community Leader
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Join Sudbury brain tumour survivors and their families at this weekend's Spring Sprint at College Boreal. Together, they will walk, run and sprint in support of brain tumour research and patient progr...
Thanks a Million!
Breast Cancer Society of Canada
The Breast Cancer Society of Canada (BCSC) would like to thank Mark#s Work Wearhouse for their rewarding eight-year partnership, which has resulted in more than $1-million being gifted to breast cance...
30 years of hope to be celebrated at this year's Ottawa Spring Sprint for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada
Every hour of every day, someone hears the words, "You have a brain tumour". Ottawa will mark 30 years of hope at the annual Spring Sprint for the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada on June 3, 2012.

Sources Select Resources

"Black Americans for a Better Future" Super PAC 100% Funded by Rich White Guys
Schwartz, John
The Intercept
New FEC filings show that all of the $417,250 in monetary donations to a Super PAC called "Black Americans for a Better Future" comes from conservative white businessmen-- including $400,000, or 96 pe...
Chinese shrine seeks stock-market path to financial nirvana
Zhejiang's Mount Putuo is latest sacred site to contemplate listing, prompting alarm over commercialisation of Chinese culture
Branigan, Tania
The Guardian
Mount Putuo in Zhejiang is the latest of several religious sites whose administrators have announced plans for a multimillion-pound stock-market flotation.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Fund It
IFEX Campaign Toolkit
Find the money to get the work done.
Funding for Non-profit Media or Public Interest Activities
Part 7 of 7 - Canada's Media in Crisis
Fillmore, Nick
Connexions Information Sharing Services
A group that launches, or even refocuses, an independent news media project - or raises money for just about any public-interest activity - will probably have success in fundraising if it does the pro...
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Keeping current with today's newsletters
Newsletters concerned with public relations, fundraising, and speaking.
Protesters cast shadow over US billionaires' rally in the sun
Koch brothers to host rightwing politicians and business leaders to discuss how to influence politics
Pilkington, Ed
The Guardian
The Koch brothers' annual rally of rich Americans and rightwing media figures was hosted to raise money for anti-government think tanks and climate change denial. This year a counter rally was orgnai...
Public Relations Strategy a Valuable Fundraising Tool
LaVigne, Mark; Hetherington, Leslie
A case study of using public relations to enhance a charity's fundraising activities.
Publicity 101 for Colleges
Sources News Release
Q: What's the best way for a college to get continuing media attention? A: By being found in SOURCES, the Media's Guide to Experts and Spokespersons
Riding a wave of economic growth
Asian charities, awash with cash, are filling the gap left by the west
Nunns, Cain
The Guardian
Asian charitable organizations have grown in number and capacity in recent years, partly filling the gap left by western organizations and donors that have been crippled by the recession.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
The Sources HotLink
A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
Yoda fundraising for Luke Skywalker donors
Brooks, Jeff
Future Fundraising Now
Here's a wonderful TEDx talk by Nancy Duarte. It's about giving presentations, but you'll see how it applies to fundraising too. Early on, she makes a point that's so very important for presenters: Yo...

Sources Bookshelf

Achieving Excellence in Fund Raising
A Comprehensive Guide to Principles, Strategies and Methods
Rosso, Henry A
A guide to the principles, concepts and techniques of fundraising such as assessment of human and societal needs, setting foals, selection of gift markets, and solicitation and renewal of gifts.
Event Planning
Allen, Judy
A blueprint for planning and executing special events with flair and without any unexpected surprises and expenses.
Fund Raisers
Their Careers, Stories, Concerns, and Accomplishments
Duronio, Margaret A.; Tempel, Eugene R.
An overview of the career path for fund-raisers such as educational and career backgrounds, causes and concerns, challenges and rewards of their work.
Give & Take
A Resource Manual for Candian Fundraisers
A resource guide for statistics, information articles and guidance on issues for fundraisers and charitable voluntary organizations.
Rosso on Fund Raising
Lessons from a Master's Lifetime Experience
Rosso, Henry A.
Essays which explore topics such as leadership, stewardship, the art of asking, building relationships, and more to present fund raising practice and theory.


Forefront/En Tete
The magazine for those who make a difference in Canadian communities.
KIN Magazine
The official publication of Kin Canada, its approximately 700 clubs and 10,000 members.

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National Capital Commission
The steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region.

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