What’s Happening at MakeWay

A phone call I’ll never forget: MakeWay receives transformative gift from philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

I’m thrilled to share the exciting news that MakeWay is about to receive a transformative gift of USD 15million from MacKenzie Scott.  We have a deep responsibility to steward these funds in a good way to advance community-led transformation—while also leveraging this gift to create even greater positive impact.  

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MakeWay Strategy 2022 – 2025

Check out our brand new Strategy! We head into the next three years with a clear sense of our unique role: to apply all our tools and resources in support of community-led transformation. Knowing that change is inevitable, this strategy is our North Star to help guide us toward the impact we hope to achieve.

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New funding from B.C. a strong step towards a sustainable legacy for watershed health

The Province of BC announced it will provide $30 million for partnerships that empower local leaders to secure a sustainable future for their watersheds and the communities that depend on them. MakeWay and shared platform project, Watersheds BC will steward $15 million to support Indigenous-led projects for watershed health.

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Atlantic Water Network: empowering communities to advocate for healthy waters

What powerful things can happen when people connect with each other to share knowledge and advocate for healthy waters? This is a driving question for Atlantic Water Network, a community-based water-monitoring hub that recently joined MakeWay’s Shared Platform!

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