WHO WE ARE

University of Regina's Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS) has received a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canadian (SSHRC) to operate a six-year project establishing a western hub of the national partnership-oriented research on philanthropy, known as PhiLab. PhiLab was launched in 2014 as a place for research, information exchange and mobilization of Canadian foundations’ knowledge.

The Western Hub of PhiLab will focus on funders, nonprofits, charities, and academics in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia.

PARTNERS

Our partnerships are important to us. It is our priority to work closely with our partners on advancing the field of charities and foundations.

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FUNDERS

Funders in the West will offer funders and grant-making organizations best-practices, resources, and local networks to support their activities.

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GRANTEES

Funders in the West will provide charities and nonprofits with tools, resources, and information on how to apply for and secure funding from foundations.

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HOW WE CAN HELP

To learn more about how Funders in the West can help your organization read our Frequently Asked Questions.

RESEARCH

Funders in the West is part of a national network called the Canadian network of partnership-oriented research on philanthropy. This means that we have the opportunity to engage in research and contribute to publications both locally and on a national level.

Funders in the West will give researchers and academics access to a body of knowledge and experience needed to improve and leverage research in the charitable and foundations sector.