Welcome back to our “Find a Funder” blog series.
For this installment of the series, we are profiling an automotive giant whose foundation provides various types of funding for a variety of Canadian nonprofits and charitable groups: Honda Canada.
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Having come to Canada in 1969 as a small motorcycle and power equipment manufacturer, Honda Canada has grown to be an amazing Canadian success story employing over 19,000 people. The company has become known for their wide array of motor vehicles and their major contributions to the Canadian economy.
The Honda Canada Foundation's mission is to enhance the social wellbeing of Canadian communities through responsible investment in organizations that share their vision and values, and focus on youth in the communities in which they operate. The Foundation likes to support charitable organizations that reflect the basic tenets, beliefs, and philosophies of the Honda companies, such as:
- Forward thinking
- Scientific thinking
- Humanistic thinking
In regards to charitable funding, the Foundation focuses on three main areas:
- Education: they see value in organizations that drive the desire for more knowledge.
- Environment: focus on having a positive influence on both the natural environment and the human environment.
- Engineering: they embrace organizations focused on scientific research for helping communities thrive in the future.
If you believe that the Honda Canada Foundation may be able to provide benefit to your organization, follow this link to receive more information and find out how to apply.