Entries by Kira Page

Social Media Trainings for Community Groups from COCo

We’re excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2018 edition of COCo’s social media trainings, Co-Clic-Co! For the past two years, COCo has been running a series of social media trainings, in French and directed towards Centraide-funded organizations. This year, we are launching the first series of trainings in English, open to […]

Grant Opportunity for Community Technology Projects

A grant recently caught our eye that we thought to share with our network, offered by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), a federal nonprofit. The Community Investment Program funds projects that innovative projects that support the development and/or enhancement of the internet for the benefit of all Canadians, including: Community access to the internet, […]

Donated Computers for NonProfits & Charities

A new resource is now available in Montreal for nonprofits in charities looking to get refurbished and donated computers and laptops. The equipment is either free, or costs up to $100, and applications can be made on their website, here. The organization bottomlining this initiative is the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA), a non-profit organization founded […]

Affordable rental space for community projects

We get lots of questions from community groups about finding affordable rental space, and we rarely have answers- but we just got wind of some good news! You can check out all the details about the  Young Project here. The Young Project You have a social, cultural, entrepreneurial or environmental initiative and you need affordable […]

We’re Hiring a Researcher & Organizational Development Consultant!

Researcher & Organizational Development Consultant @ COCo About COCo: The Centre for Community Organizations (COCo) is a provincial non-profit that works to nurture an inclusive, social-justice oriented Quebec community sector where grassroots organizations can thrive. We believe that is an important part of creating a more just and equitable society overall. To this end, COCo […]

What does collective struggle look like for community organizations?

Last week, one of our staff members attended a full day conversation between community groups about the possibility of a community sector strike, demonstration, and other activities that would ramp up the demand of the FRACA- as part of the Engagez Vous Pour le Communautaire campaign-  for increased funding and support for the essential work […]

ARTISTA mentorship program for young women

Montreal theatre company, Imago Theatre  is now accepting applications to ARTISTA; a free theatre mentorship program for young women between the ages of 16-21. If you (or someone you know) is a young woman interested in exploring, creating and thriving through theatre then apply to ARTISTA by January 5th at www.imagotheatre.ca

We’re Closing Over the Holidays!

We’ve been getting a lot of phone calls lately from a wide variety of groups looking for organizational support, so here is your fair warning: the COCo office will be closed from December 22nd until January 5th. In other words, your last day to get in touch is the 21st, and we’ll be getting back […]