New report: Spending pathways for foundations

In November 2023, the Definity Insurance Foundation commissioned a report from The Philanthropist Journal to understand the various spending pathways for foundations. These pathways include continuing in perpetuity, limited life or spending down, and a spectrum of...

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Announcement: Inaugural Senior Fellow

Definity Insurance Foundation announces Shauna Sylvester as inaugural Senior Fellow The Definity Insurance Foundation is thrilled to announce Shauna Sylvester as the inaugural Senior Fellow in advancement of Climate Justice and equitable climate action in Canada. The...

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Announcement: Northern Women’s Economic Security

Groundbreaking Investment in Northern Women’s Economic Security Definity Insurance Foundation announces $3.1 million gift to the Canadian Women’s Foundation’s Northern Strategy for gender equality, focused on Indigenous communities READ THE PRESS RELEASE (OCTOBER 30,...

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Announcement: Inaugural Grants (2022)

Granting to organizations addressing climate, health, and economic inequities
through community-driven decision-making

Working with charitable partners across Canada, the Definity Insurance Foundation is thrilled to announce an investment of over $7 million to support innovative community-led initiatives.

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Our Funding Priorities

Definity Foundation works with charitable partners across Canada to advance community-led solutions that further climate, health, and socio-economic justice

Find out how we prioritize our funding