The Counselling Foundation of Canada, a family foundation funded by Frank G. Lawson and his estate, was established in 1959 to create and enrich career counselling programs and improve the technical skills of career counsellors. The object of the Foundation is to engage in charitable and educational activities for the benefit of people; thus enabling them to improve their lifestyles and make a more effective contribution to their communities.
In 2012, our Board of Directors undertook a year-long strategic review process to clarify the Foundation’s role and define how to most effectively direct its efforts in the coming years. The resultant Strategic Plan articulates a continued focus on the career counselling and career development sphere.
The goals of the Foundation are: