Corporate PhilanthropyEducation Programs

RBC Foundation $1 million gift kickstarts careers of students, recent alumni

Gift of $1 million from RBC Foundation will support initiatives TORONTO, ON–OCAD University students and recent graduates will benefit from a series of initiatives designed to support them in launching their careers as artists, designers, makers and creators thanks to a $1 million gift from the RBC Foundation, through its …

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Animal WelfareCorporate Philanthropy

Champion Petfoods gives back to pet rescues in North America,

Surprises long-time partners with donation of more than 420,000 meals for pets in need EDMONTON, AB–Award-winning pet food maker, Champion Petfoods, has donated more than 420,000 meals of ORIJEN® and ACANA pet food to 28 rescue organizations in North America, ahead of the holidays. Among the recipients is Second Chance …

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Corporate Philanthropy

Giving back in 2020: Western Financial Group fulfills promise to the community

HIGH RIVER, AB–Woven into the fabric of Western Financial Group is a spirit of giving back that is unique and brings a warm familiarity to the insurance brokerage’s history and culture. Like a quilt, Western was pieced together through acquisitions in cities and towns across Canada. With each addition, our …

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CharitiesCorporate Philanthropy

BMO Employees Rally Together to Combat Economic and Social Disparity

Company-wide, 10th annual Employee Giving Campaign to benefit the United Way among a wide range of organizations; Almost $190 million donated cumulatively during decade-long employee-driven campaign, including $22 million and counting in 2020 TORONTO–In a year that’s seen tremendous social and economic challenges, BMO employees across North America have come …

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Corporate Philanthropy

MaRS, CIBC launch inclusive design challenge

Opportunity to receive funding to help remove barriers to employment for Canadians living with disability TORONTO, ON–To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, MaRS and CIBC announced the launch of an inclusive design challenge to help remove barriers to employment faced by Canadians who live with disability. According …

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Corporate PhilanthropyHeathcare

Hydro One partners with ACT Foundation to provide critical lifesaving skills

With 80 per cent of cardiac arrests occurring at home, early CPR can increase survival rates TORONTO, ON–The Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation in partnership with Hydro One’s support continues to provide students with the skills necessary to save a life. This year, the provincial collaboration is expected to bring …

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Animal WelfareCorporate Philanthropy

Mondou Mondon Campaign raises $425K for the Mira Foundation

Mondou Surpasses its Objective; Since 2015, the Quebec family-run business has donated a grand total of $2,025,000 to the Mira Foundation MONTREAL, QC–Mondou says $425,000 was raised over the last few weeks as part of the 6th edition of the Mondou Mondon campaign for the MIRA foundation! The 2020 edition of …

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Corporate PhilanthropyEstate PlanningGift Planning

National Philanthropy Day: BMO Private Wealth Offers Tips for Preparing Heirs

Second volume of the digital magazine explores ways to establish a family culture of stewardship and philanthropy TORONTO, ON–Anticipating a $1 trillion transfer of wealth over the next decade – the largest 10-year wealth transfer in Canadian history (see “A Sudden Windfall”, BMO Wealth Insights, 2018) – BMO Private Wealth …

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Corporate PhilanthropyDonation Programs

Nobis Launches Virtual Coat Drive

Donations can be made via pre-paid shipping or in-store until December 1, 2020. Details can be found at NoColdShoulder.com. TORONTO, ON–Canadian premium outerwear brand Nobis has announced the launch of No Cold Shoulder, a global campaign starting November 1, 2020, which will upcycle gently worn winter jackets and get them on …

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Children's ProgramsCorporate PhilanthropyCOVID-19

IKEA Canada donates $500,000 as part of its ongoing COVID-19 community relief

Relief efforts to provide funding and in-kind products to Furniture Bank, National Association of Friendship Centres, Black Health Alliance, Save the Children, and Boys and Girls Club of Canada BURLINGTON, ON–IKEA Canada has made a donation of $500,000 in funding and in-kind products to support vulnerable communities across Canada in …

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