• The Self Standing Easel

    Only Requires 4 Sq Ft. of Floor Space

    Dimensions: X: 20in, Y: 24in, Z: 78in


 “The money we raise will go to your local hospital and make a difference.” John Hartman – COO, Children’s Miracle Network


Funding Innovations Easel Program is designed to provide charitable and humanitarian organizations with a zero-risk, long-term, sustainable source of funding. Our Easel Program allows individuals to purchase beautiful art & incredible collectables and support a worthy cause at the same time.


Partnering with Children’s Miracle Network, Funding Innovation raises hundreds of thousands of dollars every year for their awe-inspiring missions. The best part is that these completely discretionary funds are zero-risk and require zero-investment from Children’s Miracle Network.

**Your store will be credited and recognized for the funds raised!**

Click HERE to see a simple one page overview that you can download as a .pdf or print off.





As our charitable and humanitarian partner list grows, so too grows our corporate partnerships, allowing for more easel locations and expanding the opportunities to give and make a real difference. The Easel Program runs nationwide across Canada, connecting people with a simple and effective medium and allowing them to participate in creating positive change.








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Here are some questions and answers from our meetings together:

Where is the best spot to position the easel in my location?

Your Funding Innovation team will help you assess your location for best strategic placement and advise as to the optimal spot. You want a place that is easily accessible and visible to foot traffic and that will not impede flow.

Will each individual store be recognized for the funds that they raise?

We are all about the details so we track funds raised by individual location, by the benefiting hospital, and by group; both provincially and nationally.

How do we announce our support for our local children’s hospital?

We know you want to promote your support for your local children’s hospital under the umbrella of raising funds for the Children’s Miracle Network, so built into every easel there is a large display board that will predominantly display the logo and name of your local children’s hospital! We will also do more and more together, to continue to announce the impact of this initiative.

Can I use my social media channels to promote the Easel Program at my location(s)?

Absolutely. We encourage you to share on social media and are happy to help develop and format shareable materials. The easiest way is to take photographs and post to your channels. Tag us on our Funding Innovation Facebook page and use the hashtag #GAMECHANGER.

How long is a piece of art on display before it is changed?

Funding Innovation changes art on a two-week schedule, so the longest a piece will be on display is two weeks.

What happens if the art is damaged while on display?

The easel itself and all display pieces are fully insured by Funding Innovation and will quickly be replaced or repaired.

I’ve seen an easel at ‘insert location’ – is it your company?

Funding Innovation uses distinct, high quality, Canadian made easels that make them highly recognizable. If the easel you are referring to is constructed of light coloured wood and doesn’t have our logo, it’s not ours.

If there are multiple easel locations in one town, will they all display the same pieces of art?

Funding Innovation offers a wide variety of pieces for easel display and will rotate different ones through different locations at different times. We also track how well pieces are received in specific areas and work to deliver items that the market wants.

How many small charities is Funding Innovation currently involved with?

As of March, 2018, Funding Innovation is working with 105 small charities.

Does the amount of proceeds raised that gets donated to the charity vary from charity to charity?

65% of net proceeds raised is guaranteed for ALL our charitable partners. FundingInnovation offers full and transparent disclosure and offers an audit to Children’s Miracle Network.

How much does it cost to have the art shipped to the winning bidder?

Funding Innovation offers $25 shipping, anywhere in Canada. When a bidder has been particularly generous to the charity, we like to give them complimentary shipping.

 Still have some questions?

We would love to answer any questions you may have. Feel free to contact Megan McNamara directly at 1-888-881-5044 ext.236 or meg@fundinginnovation.ca

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    Megan McNamara, our newest member of the team, is the Director of Program Development. Alongside Ron Gardner, Meg maintains and builds relationships with our charitable and corporate partners. She is our GO TO for our Region Program Directors for support and direction and is the key contact for new charity partners. She is inspired by her bright and beautiful little boy and loves nothing more than spend time outdoors, preferably camping, with her family, puppy dogs included!


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