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Indspire Named Top 10 Canadian Impact Charity by Charity Intelligence

November 20, 2020 – Ohsweken, ON.

Indspire is pleased to announce that for the fourth consecutive year (2017 – 2020), it has been named a Top Ten Canadian Impact Charity by Charity Intelligence. Indspire was also chosen as a Top Ten Impact: Canadian Youth Charity for having one of the greatest positive impacts on youth.

Charity Intelligence Canada is a research organization that champions charities that are a model of donor accountability, financial transparency and cost-efficiency. Charities on this list are recognized for having the greatest measurable impact for every dollar donated.

“A heartfelt thank you, nia:wen, merci, maarsi, chi miigwetch to our supporters who have helped us enable First Nations, Inuit, and Métis youth to pursue their dreams through education,” said Mike DeGagné, President and CEO of Indspire. “Thank you to Roberta Jamieson, former President and CEO and the entire Indspire team for this tremendous accomplishment and to the Indspire Board of Directors for their support and guidance.”

About Indspire

Indspire is an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. With the support of its funding partners, Indspire provides financial awards, delivers programs and shares resources so that First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students will achieve their highest potential. Anchored by its mission and mandate, Indspire’s North Star vision is that, within a generation, every Indigenous student will graduate. In 2019-2020, Indspire provided over $17.8 million through 5,124 bursaries and scholarships to First Nations, Inuit and Métis students across Canada. For more information, visit indspire.ca.

Nick Foglia
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
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