Fondation Lucie et André Chagnon


Working together to prevent poverty

An additional contribution of $150 million over the next five years

On September 21, 2020, the Chagnon Foundation announced a potential increase of $150 million in grants over the next five years (2021-2025) to allow the implementation of long-term structural projects in various regions across Québec. Depending on grantees’ needs and capacities, the Chagnon Foundation’s total financial support could increase from its previously earmarked $350 million to $500 million during the upcoming five-year period.

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How to obtain funding from the Foundation

Take the time to read through our guidelines and think about whether our collaborative approach is a good fit for your organization. If your project corresponds to the type of support we offer, we encourage you to send us a letter of intent.

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Our commitment to society

The Lucie and André Chagnon Foundation contributes to the prevention of poverty by focusing on educational success—a priority reinforced by Quebec society. Because of our philanthropic status, our resources are there for the community: we are responsible and accountable for our actions and the consequences of those actions. We believe that our contribution should complement, not replace, the essential and legitimate role of government.

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The Foundation’s philanthropic role

Interested in finding out more about the Foundation, our mission, the underlying values that support our actions and the people who make up our organization? Everything you need to know is right here.

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In response to the current crisis, the Chagnon Foundation will give up to $500 million in grants between now and 2025
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