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Your gift ensures the best in innovative education and research. You ensure our programs attract and maintain the best faculty, brightest students and world-renowned researchers. Please contact Derek deLouche at derek.deLouche@carleton.ca or 613-986-3621 to learn how to get involved.
Featured giving opportunities
MPNL Award for Black Emerging Fundraising Professionals
This award supports Black Canadians entering or continuing in the MPNL program, with preference given to students who demonstrate their intention to pursue a career in professional fundraising. Your contribution will match that of the Black Canadian Fundraisers’ Collective. Please visit PANL Perspectives for stories from past donors and award recipients.
Give now to the MPNL Award for Black Emerging Fundraising Professionals
Simone Joyaux Memorial Award
Established by Dr. Sharilyn Hale in honour of Simone Joyaux, who had a passion for advanced learning, social justice and governance issues in the nonprofit sector, this award is for outstanding graduate students who register for part-time studies in the MPNL program and who demonstrate volunteer leadership as critical thinkers, change-makers and bridge-builders. Click here for more information from PANL Perspectives.
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Jackson Family Scholarship in Community Engagement
Ted Jackson and Magda Seydegart founded this scholarship for individuals who demonstrate a strong potential for leadership and innovation in community engagement on high-priority issues to nonprofits, government and businesses. Please see PANL Perspectives for details about how and why the award was set up.
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Barbara McInnes Scholarship in Philanthropy
Recognizing Barbara McInnes and her long-time service and dedication to the Ottawa community, this scholarship is automatically awarded to an outstanding student entering the MPNL program, with preference for a recipient in financial need. Please see PANL Perspectives for details about the award and past recipients.
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Keith and Dorothy Sjögren Philanthropy Award
In 2013, the Sjögrens established this annual award to recognize the importance of arts and culture. It goes to a student working in the cultural or performing arts community in Canada. It recognizes the importance of the cultural sector to the fabric of Canadian society and the ongoing need for leadership within this sector, which is often challenged to raise funds to provide for leadership development. Read more about how and why the award was set up.
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MPNL Alumni Award
The award was created by MPNL graduates and championed by the fourth cohort of the program. Once the award reaches $2,000 in donations each year, the amount is matched, dollar for dollar, by Carleton University, resulting in a $4,000 award for an incoming MPNL student.
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Photo credits: mountain range (Matt Thomason); cafe table (Luke Chesse); book shelves (Janko Ferlic); and lamppost (Carleton University).