Announcements

MJUMITA and CDF Canada collaborate toward Climate Action in Tanzania

29 July 2022

The Community Forest Conservation Network of Tanzania (MJUMITA) and CDF Canada are pleased to announce their partnership to support co-op communities in Africa to help decelerate the negative impact of climate change through mitigation measures in the agricultural and the co­-operative sector. Guided by co-operative principles, MJUMITA and CDF Canada share a joint mission to […]

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Sadly the war in Ukraine continues, as does the need to focus on rebuilding and recovery

6 June 2022

A Balance of Relief and Recovery is Needed We remain forever grateful to relief agencies like the Red Cross and CARE, who continue to work tirelessly to provide emergency relief to the victims of Ukraine, including the resettlement of refugees in Canada. If you were amongst their donors, we thank you for opening your hearts […]

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Successful Partnership with Co-operators

19 May 2022

Thanks to the generosity of the Co-operators, nearly 100 farmers in some of the most impoverished parts of Africa, have been mobilized through a bicycle pilot project. CDF Canada would not have been able to get off the ground without their support. Read more.

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Pedalling with Purpose

18 May 2022

Update: In June 2022, The Co-operators gave another $25,000, doubling their support and community impact! Accelerate Your Impact! We’re excited to announce that every dollar you invest in CDF Canada’s Pedalling with Purpose Campaign – designed to help farmers get onto the path of recovery – will be matched up to $100,000. Together, we can […]

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Ukraine Crisis! Donor Response to CDF Canada’s Call to Action!

27 April 2022

As the crisis continues in Ukraine, we would like to thank you for supporting CDF Canada’s Ukraine campaign efforts. Canadians have a history of quickly stepping up when disaster strikes in the world, and it’s committed and caring donors like you who make our work possible. As the crisis evolves amidst the war in Ukraine, […]

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CDF Canada and the University of Saskatchewan to develop Climate-Smart Cooperative Projects 

4 April 2022

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) and University of Saskatchewan (USask) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to serve as a foundation for future collaborations that support co-op communities in addressing climate change. This new MOU aligns well with CDF’s mission of partnering with communities to achieve sustainable economic and social development, and USask’s […]

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UKRAINE CRISIS! Call to Action!

25 February 2022

The situation in Ukraine is becoming increasingly dire! As the conflict escalates, so does the impact on millions of innocent people as they helplessly watch their country rapidly deteriorate. CDF Canada is actively raising much-needed funds for the people of Ukraine and calling on the cooperative community across Canada to help. The money raised will be disbursed through CDF Canada and its main partner and there will be no CDF Canada fundraising cost. The first funds received will be sent to our partner Vyhoda Credit Union who opened a refugee support group in its own branch to support families in need.

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CDF Canada and SME.NG Partners to Provide Financial Access to Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

24 January 2022

Despite the progress made, many women face the challenge of limited access to finance, savings, insurance, digital payments, and a lack of education on many financial services. As per World Bank, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) led by women stand around 30% to 37% of all the emerging markets with financial needs between US$260 billion […]

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CDF Canada and ECNAS join Hands to Support and bring Sustainability, Stability, and Security to the Communities in Ethiopia

25 December 2021

We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Ethio-Canadian Network for Advocacy and Support (ECNAS) to support co-op communities in Ethiopia to address the challenge of instability, insecurity due to political unrest, climate change, and natural disaster.     We both share a mission to build self-reliant and sustainable communities. CDF Canada has in the past worked and built coop communities for […]

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