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Grantees InFocus | Fall 2023

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Over the summer and throughout the fall, Inspirit has granted to 18 organizations focused on narrative change for underrepresented communities. They are: Research and Sector-building Grants  BIPOC TV & Film   BIPOC TV & Film is a registered non-profit advocating for and amplifying Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour professionals working and creating content in Canada’s … Continued

2023 Content Canada Delegation

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Congratulations to our 2023 Content Canada Delegation! Inspirit is proud to support a talented group of Muslim creatives to attend this year’s Content Canada gathering. Meet Inspirit’s 2023 Content Canada Delegation: Panta Mosleh is a graduate from Groundlings School of Comedy in Los Angeles and a recipient of the 2021 SNL scholarship, Panta Mosleh is … Continued

Inspirit Foundation Announces Three New Board Members

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Media Release – Download the PDF version  Inspirit Foundation Announces Three New Board Members  TORONTO, August 15, 2023 — Inspirit Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members: Sagal Dualeh, Layla Saad, and Julien Valmary. As board member terms expired, Inspirit engaged in a targeted recruitment campaign, seeking individuals with a passion for … Continued

Inspirit Board Chair Completes Term, Foundation Announces New Co-Chairs

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Media Release – Download the PDF version  Inspirit Board Chair Completes Term, Foundation Announces New Co-Chairs TORONTO, July 18, 2023 —The Inspirit Foundation thanks outgoing chair Mitchell Anderson for his 12 years of volunteer service on Inspirit Foundation’s Board of Directors.   Mitchell joined the Board as a youth observer in 2012, and two years later was asked … Continued

June is National Indigenous History Month

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In June, we commemorate National Indigenous History Month. During this month, Canadians take time to recognize the rich heritage, resilience, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples.  In an effort to celebrate Indigenous voices, culture, and leadership, Inspirit is highlighting Indigenous-led partner organizations; they are advancing Indigenous narrative sovereignty and control over intellectual and cultural … Continued

CEO Update | January 2023

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Read our latest CEO Update, as originally published in our Winter 2023 newsletter. As someone who never makes resolutions, the start of the new year began as most other days in the still kind-of-but-not-really pandemic haze that has changed my sense of time. The bigger barometer of the passage of time had always been the … Continued

Inspirit Foundation 2021 Annual Report

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Inspirit Foundation’s 2021 Annual report is now out! Learn about a pivotal year in the Foundation’s history. Read the 2021 annual report here.[vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Some significant events from 2021: the appointment of Inspirit’s first Indigenous Board Chair, capital transfers to the endowments of The Foundation for Black Communities and the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, and the … Continued

Request for Proposal: Global Equities Manager

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[View the complete Request for Proposal here]  Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications: Small or All Cap Public Global Equities Manager | November 2022 At Inspirit Foundation, we are committed to a 100% impact portfolio, with the goal of leveraging our full asset base for financial returns and positive social and environmental impact. For many, … Continued

CEO Update | October 2022

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Read our latest CEO Update, as originally published in our Fall 2022 newsletter. In the aftermath of the senseless killings on James Smith Cree Nation in Saskatchewan, the rules of traditional journalism were challenged once again.  The community collectively determined when it would speak, who it would allow onto its lands, and who would speak.  … Continued

September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

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September 30 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The federal holiday commemorates and honours the experiences of those who survived the residential school system, as well as the children who died while at the schools.   The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation coincides with Orange Shirt Day, a day to raise awareness of the tragic legacy of … Continued