I am thrilled to join Tamarack Institute as a Consulting-Director of Evaluating impact, one of the five interconnected practices developed by Tamarack to support practitioners and Vibrant communities.
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The Government of Canada and its partners are currently accepting applications for three major funding opportunities for communities. Through the funding opportunities, communities can apply for funding to support public...
There has long been a call for a National Food Policy in Canada, and the recent launch of the National Food Policy Advisory Council signals that this is finally becoming a reality.
In this webinar, Tamarack and the Maple...
Where we live matters. The term ‘place-based’, in relation to foundations or national government bodies, is currently used to describe a range of approaches, from grant-making in a specific geographic area to long-term,...
In any place-based approach, organizations will encounter unforeseen obstacles, often in the form of policy or lack of funding. Community building work requires the capacity to learn and adapt quickly and resolutely. This...
This edition highlights the launch of our new practice area Climate Transitions, reflections from our largest virtual event, and publications around child care and community innovation for youth.
It is with mixed emotions that the board of the Tamarack Institute announces the retirement of our Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Paul Born.
This report reflects Tamarack's journey through 2020 and the growth along the way.
Tamarack’s Learning Centre exists to empower community changemakers to achieve greater impact. We draw upon our 15 years of experience leading community change and advancing practice to support municipalities, funders, non-profits, and community leaders through on-demand coaching and consulting, in-person and digital training, and publications that guide change efforts.
We support our learning network in developing five interconnected ideas that lead to community change:
In Vibrant Communities we support cities and local leaders to develop and implement large-scale change initiatives through these learning networks:
Cities Deepening Community is a network of 67 cities seeking to strengthen neighbourhoods and 25 cities developing community plans to grow citizen engagement, civic leadership and a sense of belonging.
Communities Building Youth Futures is a five-year strategy to work with up to 13 communities to develop system-wide solutions for youth as they build and act upon plans for their future.
Tamarack is a connected force for community change.