Catalyst grantee – Acknowledgment guidelines by activity

Acknowledgment guidelines by activity for grantees of the Catalyst program

Acknowledgement of The Law Foundation of Ontario and its granting support must be made in all information and activities that relate to the funding provided to your organization. Below are the specific acknowledgement requirements by the type of activity you are planning.

  • Website
  • E-newsletter/email
  • Printed material
  • Published report
  • Event
  • Video
  • Social media
  • Media
  • Annual report


Website 
(logo + hyperlink)
Add The Law Foundation of Ontario logo to your website in a prominent location. You should also include the Foundation in a general listing of your funders. If you are not able to add the actual logo, use ‘The Law Foundation of Ontario’ name. In all cases, add a hyperlink from the Foundation’s logo or name to the Foundation’s homepage: www.lawfoundation.on.ca.

A note about our name. Our legal name is ‘The Law Foundation of Ontario’. Please capitalize the ‘The’ in our name. If you have spelled our name out in full once on your webpage (or other material), you may shorten it to ‘the Foundation’ after that. This applies to all instances and activities where you use our name.

E-newsletter, electronic PLE and other digital communications
Add an acknowledgement of funding (including The Law Foundation of Ontario logo or name) to any e-newsletter or similar digital communication. Please add it in such a way that makes it apparent that the project is funded, but not organized, by the Foundation. In all cases, link from the logo or name to the Foundation’s homepage: www.lawfoundation.on.ca.

Printed PLE and publicity materials
Include The Law Foundation of Ontario logo. Please add it in such a way that makes it apparent that the project is funded, but not organized, by the Foundation.

Published report
Include The Law Foundation of Ontario logo and this disclaimer: “While financially supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario, the [name of author or organization] is solely responsible for all content.”

Event, workshop, conference
Include The Law Foundation of Ontario logo or ‘The Law Foundation of Ontario’ name in event materials. Also, display Foundation signage onsite at the funded event, workshop, conference, etc. Please contact your Grants Officer to borrow an easel/tabletop sign.

If your organization is using an event to lobby or advocate for law or policy reform, please do not include the Foundation name as Foundation funds are not to be used to fund these activities.

Video
Include:
a. The Law Foundation of Ontario logo
b. Website address www.lawfoundation.on.ca
c. Disclaimer: “While financially supported by The Law Foundation of Ontario, the [name of author or organization] is solely responsible for all content.”

Social media
‘Follow’ and ‘Like’ The Law Foundation of Ontario and tag the Foundation in posts made about activities that are supported by Foundation funding. This will allow us to help you share the news about your project with a wider audience. We are on FacebookTwitter, and LinkedIn. Please share Foundation news and events by retweeting and sharing as you feel is appropriate.

Media and publicity
Acknowledge The Law Foundation of Ontario’s support in media advisories, releases, and interviews. Contact your Grants Officer before publicly announcing initiatives that have been made possible through Foundation funding so we can have the opportunity to participate in the launch and can help promote the funded work.

Annual report and donor recognition materials
The Law Foundation of Ontario logo and ‘The Law Foundation of Ontario’ name should be included in your annual report and donor recognition materials. If the Foundation is acknowledged within a section (or sections) that acknowledge your organization’s funders, please give the Foundation’s logo and/or name a prominence that is in proportion to the percentage of your budget that is funded by the Foundation.


Quick look – Acknowledgement guidelines

 

Communication activity Method of acknowledgement
Verbal
Logo
or name
Link or
“tag” LFO
Disclaimer
LFO
signage
Consult
with LFO
Website x x
E-newsletter/ Electronic communication x x
Printed material x
Published report x x
Event/Workshop x x  x
Video x x
Social media x x
Media x x x  x
Annual report x

 


Logo

Please read the logo guidelines and download the full suite of logo options you can use here: How to use The Law Foundation of Ontario logo.