Cultural & HistoryEducation Programs

New Matched-Donation Campaign to Provide More Free Visits to the ROM

Kensington Tours will match community donations up to $50,000, with free admission passes distributed through ROMCAN partners TORONTO, ON–The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and Kensington Tours announce the launch of a new donation-matching campaign to increase access to the ROM once it is safe to reopen and we can welcome …

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COVID-19Education Programs

York University School of Continuing Studies Receives 10K Gift For Emergency Benefit

TORONTO, ON—-Days after launching their Continuing Studies Emergency Benefit to support workers who have lost their jobs due to the pandemic, the York University School of Continuing Studies received a $10,000 donation to help an additional seven individuals access continuing studies. The donation was generously provided by Gautham Kolluri, Founder …

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Corporate PhilanthropyEducation Programs

Toyota Canada Foundation announces a $150,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science, future of Canadian STEM education

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada contributes an additional $50,000 to Let’s Talk Science CAMBRIDGE, ON–The Toyota Canada Foundation announced a $150,000 investment in Let’s Talk Science to support national science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education outreach for youth across Canada, regardless of gender, geography, culture, language, abilities, or financial status. …

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Education ProgramsHeathcare

First responders to receive more than $1 million in free mental health, addiction care

TORONTO, ON–Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres has launched its Local Hero Support Program, which will provide up to 50 residential concurrent disorder treatment spaces each year to first responders who currently do not have access to care, at no cost. This represents more than $1 million in care over the course …

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Education Programs

Augmented reality provides a distinct learning environment for Canadian classrooms

MindFuel and Agents of Discovery collaborate on new Wonderville.org lesson plans CALGARY–Canadian classrooms can soon experience a new form of immersive learning through the incorporation of augmented reality (AR) curriculums. MindFuel (also known as the Science Alberta Foundation) and Agents of Discovery have collaborated on the forthcoming launch of its …

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Education ProgramsFamily Foundations

FAIR Canada returns $2.4 Millon to Jarislowsky Foundation

TORONTO–FAIR Canada has returned $2.4 million to the Jarislowsky Foundation because it was unable to meet the 200% matching condition, as governments, securities regulators and self-regulatory organizations have been generally unwilling to provide adequate support. FAIR Canada has applied to governments, regulators and SROs over the years to support its …

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Corporate PhilanthropyEducation Programs

BMO Capital Markets to Donate C$1.6 Million

Annual Equity Through Trading Day donates a day’s worth of trading commissions generated by BMO Capital Markets globally BMO Capital Markets says its 2019 Equity Through Education trading day – celebrating its 15th year – raised C$1.6 million toward educational assistance for students in North America and Europe. Every year, …

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